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guided tour in Mexico

Where to Find Affordable Tours for $200 or Less a Day

If you are finding that the idea of planning your travels is stressing you out more than your budget is, it may be time to look for affordable tours on your next vacation. It might be worth letting someone else take
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
Baja adventures and fun tours

18 Baja Adventures and Fun Activities for Your Mexico Trip

The Baja Peninsula of Mexico is 775 miles long, extending from the southern border of the USA south of San Diego down to Cabo San Lucas at the southern tip. With the Sea of Cortez on one side and the Pacific
Erie Canal bike trail

Cycle the Erie Canal Trail in Upstate New York

I went biking along the Erie Canal last month, but it wasn’t what I was originally planning for. I learned a lot when I wasn’t on two wheels, however, and you can read about that in this month’s Perceptive Travel issue:

Peru’s Salkantay Trek vs. the Inca Trail

  Twice in my life I have spent several days off the grid in Peru, slogging up and down the Andes Mountains on the way to Machu Picchu. Once I did it on the Inca Trail, another time on the Salkantay