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Sorry Kids, but Argentina is Not Much of a Travel Bargain Now

It only took me a week and a half in Argentina to realize the glory days of cheap travel in that country are gone. Until the next crisis anyway. If you’re a mid-range or upper crust traveler, this South American country
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Portuguese Food, Complicated Colombia, and a Ghost Town in Patagonia

A new month is here and it’s time for the latest issue of Perceptive Travel, featuring some of the best stories on the web from wandering book authors. You can get straight to the issue page here: online travel magazine. Tom
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Argentina Drops Its Reciprocity Visa Fee

Argentina took another big step forward last month in attracting more American travelers. I’ve complained on multiple occasions about how Argentina was shooting itself in the gaucho-booted foot by charging Americans $160 each to enter the country. Then on March 6
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Unfaked Marriage in Tajikstan, Grave Locks in Argentina, and a Shocking Kiss on the Berlin Wall

It’s time for the latest issue of Perceptive Travel, featuring some of the best travel stories you’ll find online (or elsewhere). This time we head to rural Tajikstan, Buenos Aires, and the artsy side of Germany. As I mentioned in January,
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Poof – Argentina’s Black Market is Gone

Before this week, if you traveled to Argentina on vacation, you needed to come with a briefcase full of U.S. dollars to truly get the best bang for your buck. That all ended yesterday as the new government lifted currency controls