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Argentina’s Desert, Bhutan Baths, and Random Wandering in India

The latest issue of Perceptive Travel just went live, as my publication launched back in 2006 enters its 13th year. If you’re looking for some of the best travel stories to read, you’ve got plenty to check out there in the
Iran travel story and photo by Richard Bangs

Praying to Judas, Life With Cod, and Americans in Iran

Yes indeed, it’s time for another collection of strange and offbeat stories from Perceptive Travel, with tales from wandering book authors. This month we travel to two places in North America, one in South America, and one that’s not exactly teeming
A porous border travel story

A Nice Little Travel Romp Through Hated Countries and Trouble Spots

The new issue of Perceptive Travel is out and the title of this post could have gone a lot of ways. Like “3 Pariah States, 1 Civil War Zone, and a Good Place to Get Robbed.” Or “2 Destinations That Used
Kanab Zion road trip

Alternative Ways to Road Trip Across the USA

Want to take an epic road trip in the USA, but you don’t own a car? It’s not an easy goal, but it can be done. For a whole lot of reasons, the United States of America has a reputation for
travel wicking shirts

5 Gear Ideas for Packing Better and Lighter

I go on the road with a lot of different kinds of bags. Sometimes I know I can check one so I’m not all that careful about it, but on any trip I can travel with just a carry-on if I