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Insider info on Guanajuato City, Mexico

Some Inside Info on Guanajuato, Mexico

I just moved back to Guanajuato after living there three years on two occasions before with my family. I don’t write about the place all that much on this blog, however. First of all I don’t want to always be talking
Donating what we don't need anymore for a move abroad

The Strange Joy of Shedding Possessions for a Move Abroad

  For the third and probably last time, I have shed a big percentage of my possessions and am heading out of the country. I am moving abroad with just a few suitcases. The photo above was the scene outside my
welcoming workers in Peru

It’s Okay to Be an Opportunistic Traveler

Do you take advantage of what’s on sale when you travel? Are you traveling to destinations when they are bargain priced? When I put out the book Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune, I talked a lot about the substantial
Chefchaouen houses Morocco

People and Places: Travel Stories From Morocco, Guatemala, Uruguay, and the Florida Keys

It’s time to dig a little deeper with Perceptive Travel, home to the best traveling stories on the web, all from wandering book authors. This month’s issue has three from returning writers, one from me, and some book reviews. Zora O’Neill,
The travel gear I couldn't kill

The Travel Gear I Couldn’t Kill

Wouldn’t it be nice if you bought a travel gear item for your adventures and no matter how hard you tried, you couldn’t wear it out? Well, that photo above is from a trip to Oaxaca in 2014 and I still