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San Cristobal de las Casas Spanish place name

What All Those Spanish Place Names Mean

You probably rattle off Spanish place names many times a year, especially if you live in the western USA. But do you know what all those names mean? I’m writing this from Baja (Low), California, where I’m visiting The Capes, The
Best places to visit in Wyoming include Yellowstone. Creative commons photo from Pixabay

Checking Out Amazing Places to Visit in Wyoming

  If you could travel anywhere in Wyoming, where would you go? As I close out one year and look forward to the next, I’m getting excited about a few places I know I’ll be going: a few countries in Europe
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
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.
music shows in New Orleans

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