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My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Clothing Arts

If you’re worrying about losing your valuables to a pickpocket when you travel to Athens, Paris, or Rome—as you probably should—then you may want to invest in some pickpocket proof clothing. It’s like regular travel clothing, but with secret stash spots
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Worried About Travel Safety? Avoid the Vatican

Which country in the world has the highest rate of crime per capita? It’s not some third-world country that sounds mysterious and shady. It’s the Vatican. Yes, the city state ruled over by the Pope and his crew often gets reported
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Underground rock in Malaysia, Enduring Burmese Tea, & a Cowboy at the End of the World

It’s time for the February 2015 issue of Perceptive Travel, home to great travel stories from book authors on the move. It’s not easy being a punk in Malaysia. Or a rocker. Or a punk rocker especially. Marco Ferrarese goes in

Are Your Assumptions Based in Facts?

More people died in the U.S. last year from “accidental discharge of a firearm” than died in the whole world from airplane crashes. Guatemala’s crime rate is higher than Mexico’s by a wide margin. Eight of the top-10 worst cities for