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Balkans Biking, Rainforest Zipping, and Norway Night Sun

Each month in Perceptive Travel we try to bring you some of the best narrative travel stories you’ll find anywhere on the web. This month we take you to four distinct spots on the globe: a rainforest in Australia, northern Norway, the
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Travel Prices in Montenegro

Even well-traveled people would be hard-pressed to show you where Montenegro is on a map or explain why you should visit. Most people over 30 probably remember the Bosnian conflict and that this was one of the countries involved in the
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Exploring the Dark History of Communist Albania

Albania is hurtling forward into a future that looks brighter all the time, but as the most recent country to shun communism, it is haunted by a repressive past. This is true for many ex-communist countries of course, but for this
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Hiking the Mountains Near Sarajevo, the Ridges of Visocica

We walked along the spine of a ridge single file, the path barely wide enough for one person, with a steep drop on each side. A tossed stone would have tumbled down a very long way before coming to a stop
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Travel Prices in Bosnia – Herzegovina

The European country of Bosnia-Herzegovina may not be a natural for the top of your vacation list, but if you’re on a budget, it’s one of the best bargains on the continent. World travelers—especially Americans—have very long memories about former war