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Italy hedgehogs story in Perceptive Travel

Italian Hedgehogs, Rainy Norway, and a Tropical Kayak Trail

A new month, a new collection of great travel stories from Perceptive Travel, the online magazine I launched way back in 2006. Last month I announced that one of our stories was a double winner in the annual North American Travel
Vatican City watch for pickpockets

Worried About Travel Safety? Avoid the Vatican

Which country in the world has the highest rate of crime per capita? It’s not some third-world country that sounds mysterious and shady. It’s the Vatican. Yes, the city state ruled over by the Pope and his crew often gets reported
traveling in Belize no bargain

Sorry Kids, but Belize Is No Travel Bargain

I just came back from my third trip to Belize and there are a lot of things to love about the country as a traveler. Unfortunately, the prices won’t be one of them. “This is the most expensive place we’ve been
cost of living in Hungary

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Hungary?

  Hungary is not super cheap in every way, but the destination is a good value for people who want to live a good life for less in central Europe. Anyone moving to Budapest from a similarly sized city in Europe,
Perceptive Travel story on a village in Japan

Thailand on Three Wheels, a Village of Life-sized Dolls, and Cruising the Amazon with Tarzan

It’s time for another issue of Perceptive Travel, an online magazine bringing you great travel stories every month that go beyond listicles and fluff from selfie babes in bikinis. We tell you this on a regular basis, but once in a