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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
rio bike tour

Bike Rio on a Tour or On Your Own

Rio de Janeiro may be a sprawling city, but it’s surprisingly easy to get around there, including on a bike. You can take a Rio tour with a guide and cover a lot of ground while getting some context, or you
whale watching in Baja

Borneo, Baja, Milan, and the Midwest

What do Borneo, Baja, Milan, and the Midwest have in common? Nothing really unless you happen to be reading the August issue of Perceptive Travel. Since 2006 I’ve been editing the online magazine featuring travel narratives from wandering book authors. No
visiting Iguacu Falls on an organized tour

6 Reasons to Book an Organized Travel Tour Instead of Doing it On Your Own

On my three long trips around the world as a backpacker, I was a staunchly independent traveler who definitely looked down on the sheep who were on an organized travel tour. Those idiots! Now that I’m making a real living though
horseback riding in Iceland

Ethiopia, Timbuktu, Iceland, and Mount Doom

We try to give you a nice variety of traveling stories when we put out a new issue of Perceptive Travel. Since 2006 we’ve published the best travel stories from globetrotting book authors, digging a bit deeper and going beyond the