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70s Travel, Death on Karpathos Island, and the Kidnapping of Edward the Maasai

Sometimes the best travel stories have a raw power that transcends the style, the kind told round a campfire or over a few beers. We’ve got a few of those this month in Perceptive Travel, tales from the road that are
South Africa travel prices

Where Has the U.S. Travel Dollar Gone up the Most?

If you’re looking to travel to a place where you’ll feel twice as rich as you did a few years ago, you might want to head to South Africa, Colombia, or Mexico. Or take advantage of a strong U.S. dollar to
Lake Moraine Alberta

These 6 Destinations Have Gotten a Lot Less Expensive

As the author of a book on the cheapest places to travel in the world, naturally I talk a lot about where you can really stretch your travel funds. As I’ve mentioned, some of those have gotten cheaper still. But there’s
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Ukranian Comfort Food, The Amazon by Canoe, and a Mystery in Micronesia

I think I can say with confidence that if an executive editor of Travel + Leisure or Afar tried to put this month’s batch of Perceptive Travel stories on the cover of their magazine, said editor would soon be looking for
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Why Is That Place a “Hot Destination”?

What does it mean when a place is #1 on a list of destinations you should visit this year? Why is this a “hot destination” on the cover of a major magazine on your local newsstand? Does that really mean anything