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Thailand on Three Wheels, a Village of Life-sized Dolls, and Cruising the Amazon with Tarzan

It’s time for another issue of Perceptive Travel, an online magazine bringing you great travel stories every month that go beyond listicles and fluff from selfie babes in bikinis. We tell you this on a regular basis, but once in a

Argentina’s Desert, Bhutan Baths, and Random Wandering in India

The latest issue of Perceptive Travel just went live, as my publication launched back in 2006 enters its 13th year. If you’re looking for some of the best travel stories to read, you’ve got plenty to check out there in the
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Getting a Cheap Haircut in a Foreign Country

“I make it a policy to not get my hair cut until I can do it for a dollar or less.” That’s what one American traveler told me in 1993 when I was early along in my first backpacking trip around
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Which Are the Most Polluted Cities in the World?

If you have respiratory problems or don’t want to foul your lungs too much when you travel, you may want to avoid India, the Middle East, and China. This will probably not surprise anyone who has been to the countries listed
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Lost World in Chiapas, Arranged Marriage in India, and a Strange Honeymoon in Sicily

It’s time for another batch of great travel stories from authors on the move and in May we’re really spinning the globe. Guidebook writer Nick Rider was always in too much of a hurry to investigate placesĀ  that are still blank