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A porous border travel story

A Nice Little Travel Romp Through Hated Countries and Trouble Spots

The new issue of Perceptive Travel is out and the title of this post could have gone a lot of ways. Like “3 Pariah States, 1 Civil War Zone, and a Good Place to Get Robbed.” Or “2 Destinations That Used
traveling in Argentina no bargain now

Sorry Kids, but Argentina is Not Much of a Travel Bargain Now

It only took me a week and a half in Argentina to realize the glory days of cheap travel in that country are gone. Until the next crisis anyway. If you’re a mid-range or upper crust traveler, this South American country
trekking in Kyrgyzstan

Gearing Up for Hiking the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan

Do you have what it takes to go trekking in Kyrgyzstan? The rewards you get in terms of scenery, solitude, and physical strength building are huge, but hiking there takes some preparation and attitude adjustment. If you search online for information
cheapest places to travel

The Main Travel Budget Factor: Your Destination

There’s a lot of noise in the travel media about how to save money on your vacation, on how to get more out of your travel budget. The problem is, most of that advice is focused on the wrong things. Close
Colca Canyon of Peru

The Golden Triangle, Hawaii Hulu, and Bizarre Peruvians

It’s time for the October issue of Perceptive Travel online magazine, home to the best travel stories from wandering book authors. We journey to two remote destinations and two well-known ones. James Dorsey heads to the Burma section of the notorious