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secret beach in Panama

Barbershop Postcards, Secret Beaches, Bruegel With Mom, and Finding Gandhi

That mouthful of a title can only mean one thing: it’s time for a new edition of Perceptive Travel online magazine. You never know what kind of offbeat travel narratives are going to show up there because we’re not going to
travel story on education in Benin Africa

Perceptive Travel Through Trekking, Learning, Celebrating, and Drinking

As we enter 2019, Perceptive Travel enters its 14th year of publishing great travel stories from book authors. So if nothing else, I’m persistent. Maybe a little stubborn too, because if I wanted to just gets lots of traffic and pump
Traveling through Asia in the 1970s Kevin Kelly

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
travel story walking in Tasmania

Traveling Through Burma, Bohemia, Tasmania, and the Deep South

We took a little break on Perceptive Travel last month with new material and instead did a retrospective with five “best travel writing” award winners from the past year and a half. Now we’re back with stories from near and far.
Maasai village travel story

Travel Stories on the Effect of Foreigners and the Evolution of Tribal Customs

Yeah I know, that title veers perilously close to something you would see on an academic paper instead of a travel blog. Sometimes when we put together the latest Perceptive Travel issue though, purely by chance we end up with a