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Warning: Your Tour Guide May Be Spouting Bulls*%t

“Remember that scene in Pirates of the Caribbean where there’s a ship battle in the bay and then later you see Jack jump off a cliff into the water? That was all shot here in this area.” The enthusiastic tour guide
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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,
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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
Baja adventure travel story

A Trip to Hell, Stuck in Chinese Purgatory, and Sunnier Encounters in Baja

It’s time for the May issue of Perceptive Travel, a Gold award winner as best online travel magazine from the two major travel writing trade organizations. We like to think we live up to that title by going beyond the fluff
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Blood Rites in Taiwan, Rare Butterflies in Guatemala, and a North Korean Border Encounter

With that title you probably know…it’s time for a new collection of the best travel stories on the web. The July issue of Perceptive Travel is out now and we go wandering in pursuit of some strange angles. Luke Armstrong is