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Traveling Through Burma, Bohemia, Tasmania, and the Deep South

We took a little break on Perceptive Travel last month with new material and instead did a retrospective with five “best travel writing” award winners from the past year and a half. Now we’re back with stories from near and far.
museum of death in AguasCalientes Mexico

Mexico’s Museum of Death in Aguascalientes

In a part of central Mexico that doesn’t get many tourists, the Museum of Death is cool enough to warrant a side trip. You don’t have to spend much time in central Mexico to realize this country has a strange relationship
Salta Argentina, now a cheap place to travelagain

Argentina’s Cheap/Not Cheap Travel Light Has Turned Green Again

For the moment, it’s financial crisis time again in the land of tango, which means this is suddenly a great time to travel Argentina on the cheap. It was less than a year ago when I returned from Argentina and lamented
czech beer is a bargain

Good Beer at Bargain Prices in the Czech Republic

There are plenty of places around the world where you can buy cheap-tasting beer for cheap, but if you want to drink well without spending lots of dollars or euros, head straight to the Czech Republic. There you’ll be in sudsy
Bohemian Switzerland National Park in the Czech Republic

From Prague to Narnia: Exploring Bohemian Switzerland in the Czech Republic

Imagine riding a couple hours from tourist-packed Prague and hiking in a landscape that looks like it came right out of The Chronicles of Narnia. It’s not a dream: you can easily do it by heading north to Bohemian Switzerland in