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Free Things to Do in New Orleans (Plus One That’s Really Cheap)

New Orleans is one of the most popular cities in the U.S., hosting more than ten million tourists and conventioneers a year. So you often need to reserve your hotel well in advance and make reservations at those famous restaurants that
Kyrgyzstan restaurant prices

Travel Prices in Kyrgyzstan – 2017

Back in 2013 I published a guest post from Kyrgyzstan resident Stephen Lioy and he ran down the prices in this mountainous central Asian country. Most of that is still accurate and his descriptions are more authoritative than mine, so you
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Balkans Biking, Rainforest Zipping, and Norway Night Sun

Each month in Perceptive Travel we try to bring you some of the best narrative travel stories you’ll find anywhere on the web. This month we take you to four distinct spots on the globe: a rainforest in Australia, northern Norway, the
Kyrygzstan Bishkek monument

Monuments and Manty in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

I’ve been to a lot of capital cities around the world in my decades of travel, but none of them have been anything like Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. A lot of the elements you expect to find in a big city just aren’t
travel prices in Montenegro

Travel Prices in Montenegro

Even well-traveled people would be hard-pressed to show you where Montenegro is on a map or explain why you should visit. Most people over 30 probably remember the Bosnian conflict and that this was one of the countries involved in the