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Free Things to Do in New Orleans (Plus One That’s Really Cheap)

New Orleans is one of the most popular cities in the U.S., hosting more than ten million tourists and conventioneers a year. So you often need to reserve your hotel well in advance and make reservations at those famous restaurants that
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99 Cans of Craft Beer on the Wall

If you live or travel in the USA, you’ll notice there’s a lot of really great beer in cans now. A lot of those cans have  great artwork too. For most of beer’s history, this was not true. You bought good
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Texas History Beyond the Alamo

Texas was once part of Mexico, it had a major port, and for a little while it was an independent nation. Texas history is convoluted, the area claimed at some point by France, Spain, Mexico, the USA, and the Confederate army.
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Get Your CityPASS and Save Some Travel Bucks

I posted a while back about the Tampa Bay CityPASS and what a great value it is. Apparently a little too good because prices went up on March 1, 2017. The rates are also going up in Houston, Dallas, Chicago, and
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Germans in Texas, a New Home in Portugal, and Swimming with an Elephant

You know what it means when an eclectic headline like that pops up: time for a new issue of Perceptive Travel! This time we spin the globe and land in Texas, Portugal, and Laos. We welcome two new writers this time.