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What $33 a night gets you in Vietnam

Budget Lodging Price Differences in Big Cities vs. Small Cities

How much will a night at a hotel or vacation apartment cost you? That depends a lot on whether you’re in a place like Boston or a place like Billings. The lodging price differences can be immense even within a country,
Mali travel story from Djenne

Africa to the Arctic, Saigon to St. Augustine

We try to keep things interesting every month at Perceptive Travel online magazine, bringing readers the best narrative travel stories from around the globe, all from published book authors. Don’t take my word for it though. Each year we rack up
No sidewalks for a wheelie suitcase

Why You Don’t “Backpack” With a Wheelie Suitcase

  She looked like she was about to cry as she scraped her shiny four-wheel suitcase over the broken pavement and up another set of stairs. Since there was nobody else around and I was going to have to walk past
Buddhist temple northern India travel

That Time We Got Meditative With our Travel Stories

The latest issue of Perceptive Travel online magazine is out and just because of pure coincidence, three of the stories ponder what happens on the road when we think deep thoughts. Or just wonder what the heck we’re still doing in
Thailand cooking class

Some Random Travel Info and Advice on Southeast Asia

Back in the good ole days when people used RSS readers instead of Twitter to follow blogs, I used to do regular round-ups of blogs posts from others about The World’s Cheapest Destinations. After all, I can’t be everywhere doing everything,