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True Education When You Travel Abroad

Is it possible that spending a lot of time in other countries can rewire your brain? Can it make you smarter–or at least more knowledgeable about the world? As I write this I’m in the foreigner-loved city of San Miguel de

Are You Using Your Freedom to Travel?

  Have you become a creature of habit, a man of routine, a predictable woman? Do all those travel dreams of yours keep getting pushed further and further back? What if you set a deadline, like you would with a work
Fredericksburg Texas

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