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Germans in Texas, a New Home in Portugal, and Swimming with an Elephant

You know what it means when an eclectic headline like that pops up: time for a new issue of Perceptive Travel! This time we spin the globe and land in Texas, Portugal, and Laos. We welcome two new writers this time.
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It’s Safer Out There Than You Probably Think

With the signing this year of a peace deal between the government and the rebels in Colombia, 2016 marked the first time in history that there is no war going on in all of the Americas. Who knows how far back
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Be Prepared for Lots of Resistance When You Say You’re Moving Abroad

If you limit your actions in life to things that nobody can possibly find fault with, you will not do much. – Lewis Carroll What will your mother say when you tell her you’re going to move to another country and
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You Can Live in Thailand More Easily Thanks to New Visa Options

As a destination for expatriates looking to live abroad for less, Thailand has a lot going for it. There’s just been one major obstacle: it’s tough to legally live in Thailand on a long-term basis. That obstacle has been a big
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The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2017

In 2017, the cheapest places to live in the world are probably going to get a lot of new transplants. After an election where the candidate who ran on a platform of hate lost the popular vote but won the presidency,