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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
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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
craft beer in cans

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.