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City food tour in Mexico

Take a Local Food Tour to Get a Real Feel for a City

One of the best ways to learn about a destination’s personality, its history, and its customs is to eat your way around town on a guided walking tour. You get to sample food from places that have been vetted by the
Steripen water purifier clean water hiking

My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: SteriPEN

When I’ve raved about my favorite travel gear brands on here before, it’s been about clothing, shoes, and luggage. When it comes to SteriPEN though, I’m not just raving about a product that’s fashionable or rugged. I’m a big fan because
trekking in Kyrgyzstan

Gearing Up for Hiking the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan

Do you have what it takes to go trekking in Kyrgyzstan? The rewards you get in terms of scenery, solitude, and physical strength building are huge, but hiking there takes some preparation and attitude adjustment. If you search online for information
Colca Canyon of Peru

The Golden Triangle, Hawaii Hulu, and Bizarre Peruvians

It’s time for the October issue of Perceptive Travel online magazine, home to the best travel stories from wandering book authors. We journey to two remote destinations and two well-known ones. James Dorsey heads to the Burma section of the notorious
Kyrgyzstan restaurant prices

Travel Prices in Kyrgyzstan – Updated

Back in 2013 I published a guest post from Kyrgyzstan resident Stephen Lioy and he ran down the prices in this mountainous central Asian country. Most of that is still accurate and his descriptions are more authoritative than mine, so you