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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
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:
slow travel

The Budgetary Case for Slow Travel

If you hear a lot of talk and read a lot of articles about slow travel, you might think it’s kind of a woo-woo thing. The phrase might not be as popular as slow food—as in 5.2 million search results instead
Ft. Laderdale water taxis

How to Get Around Fort Lauderdale Without a Car

It’s a common lament from foreign travelers—especially Europeans—that it’s difficult to get around in most U.S. cities without your own car. In our automobile-centric young country, there often aren’t many easy options for getting from A to B on public transportation.
Catalunya Coast Spain

Moving Magical Mountains, Cycling Through Catalunya, and Confronting a Lion’s Pride in Kenya

This week we launched the June issue of Perceptive Travel, the award-winning narrative site that puts out some of the best travel stories you’ll find anywhere online. This time our three stories take place on three continents, plus as usual we