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Tranquilandia, Outback Pubs, and a Hang Gliding Leap of Faith

It’s a new month and time for a new issue of Perceptive Travel, home to the best travel stories from book authors on the move. No one will ever accuse us of pandering to the masses by featuring stories about the

Friday Factoids on Travel

  Courtesy of The Week magazine, here are some Friday Factoids for your happy hour chatter on travel and life. * China is now the third-most visited nation in the world, after France in the U.S., up 19% in 2009. *

Paddling Palau, Classroom Frostbite, and the Sound of Reindeer

It’s time for another great issue of Perceptive Travel, where this time we venture to two cold places and islands in the Pacific. Regular contributor Michael Buckley goes kayaking in Palau, exploring a postcard-perfect spot that’s now a far cry from

Stuck at Home? Go Exploring There

It’s about to be a holiday weekend in the USA, which means taking a 3- or 4-day vacation, or being bummed that you’re stuck at home while everyone else is on vacation. Just because you’re in your own city, however, doesn’t

Travel Safety in Perspective: USA vs. Mexico

There’s been a lot of news coverage about violence in Mexico, very little of it bothering to note that Mexico is a huge country with thirty-some states and that a) almost all of that violence is narco-related and b) you can