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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
Italy hedgehogs story in Perceptive Travel

Italian Hedgehogs, Rainy Norway, and a Tropical Kayak Trail

A new month, a new collection of great travel stories from Perceptive Travel, the online magazine I launched way back in 2006. Last month I announced that one of our stories was a double winner in the annual North American Travel
Tanah Torajah Sulawesi travel story

Sweet Sicily, a Slaughter in Sulawesi, and Meditating with Monks in Thailand

A new month, a new issue of Perceptive Travel, home to the best travel stories from wandering book authors. As always, we try to dig a little deeper, travel a little wider, and write a little longer about in-depth traveler experiences.