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New Travel Stories for the 2020s

When I launched Perceptive Travel way back in January of 2006, we started off strong: in that first issue were Peter Moore, Rolf Potts, Jen Leo, Howard Stephens, and Bruce Northam. I appeared on podcasts recently hosted by two of those
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A Japanese Walking Pilgrimage, a Pet Camel, and a 25-cent Border Crossing

Plus there’s also that story about a time a guy visited a cave in Africa and found out while there that it might have had something to do with the Ebola outbreak… Yes, it’s time for another issue of Perceptive Travel,
Perceptive Travel nature in Mexico story

Pilgrims, Warriors, Adventurers, and Drinkers Around the World

Each month in Perceptive Travel, where I’m editor, we try to bring you the best travel stories on the internet from usually lesser-known destinations around the world. When we do cover a place everyone has heard of, we try to look
Muskwa-Kechika Wilderness of British Colombia

The Power of Nature and What Comes From a Quest

After taking a break from new material last month in Perceptive Travel and doing a Dark Tourism issue, we’re back to our usual monthly online magazine schedule. This time we have four new narrative travel stories from wandering book authors and
Dark tourism in Sulawesi Indonesia

Dark Tourism and Fascination With Strange Places

The terms “dark tourism” and “dark tourists” have been around a long time, but the Netflix show that has been running the past couple years shined a brighter light on the fascinating and even dangerous places that pull in tourism based