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Bolivia desert travel

Disconnecting in Bolivia, Traveling Alone in China, and Chasing the Infidel in Morocco

Happy new year and happy birthday to Perceptive Travel! It was 10 years ago this month when we published the very first issue, which you can still see at that link. It’s got Rolf Potts, Jen Leo, Bruce Northam, Peter Moore,
Working on the Road

A Few Random Travel Life Items Worth Buying

I don’t do a lot of product-oriented posts on here unless I’m talking about a book of mine or when it’s time to go get some new travel gear. I figure you’re bombarded with enough “Buy Buy Buy!” messages all day
Happiness of Pursuit book

Is There a Quest in Your Future?

Or maybe there’s a better question to decide whether The Happiness of Pursuit will resonate with you. Are you a compulsive person? This is the latest book from Chris Guillebeau, the author of The Art of Non-Conformity and The $100 Start-up.

Aligator Mothers, a Greek Painting Monk, and Ziplining on the Edge of Danger

The November ’14 issue of Perceptive Travel is out, with some of the best travel stories on the planet from book authors on the move. This month we’ve got tales from Louisiana, Greece, and Southeast Asia. Judith Fein goes traveling in
Mali travel story

Paddling West Papau, Overnighting in a Turkish Prison, and those Dogon Hidden People in Mali

It’s time for the August 2014 issue of Perceptive Travel, where I happen to be founder and editor. It launched in 2006 and is still alive and kicking, so we must be doing something right. This month we go off the