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18 Baja Adventures and Fun Activities for Your Mexico Trip

The Baja Peninsula of Mexico is 775 miles long, extending from the southern border of the USA south of San Diego down to Cabo San Lucas at the southern tip. With the Sea of Cortez on one side and the Pacific
orangutan borneo travel story

Meeting Monkeys, Sleeping With Nuns, and Finding Love in China

I schedule the narrative travel stories in Perceptive Travel according to what writers have turned in as the year goes by, but sometimes we end up with themes emerging in an issue without even trying. In this one we’ve got three
Kyrgyzstan travel story

Mongoloid Mountain Men, Creepy Cassowaries, and Unnatural Nature on TV

If those titles make you at all intrigued, head over to read the latest issue of Perceptive Travel, the best online travel magazine (according to two travel writing associations) and your monthly antidote to mindless fluff. The mysterious mountain men appear
Costa Rica beach

Sorry Kids, but Costa Rica is No Bargain

There are a lot of great reasons to visit Costa Rica, and as I wrote in this post way back in 2010, it can be worth the splurge if you do it right. If you’re heading there thinking it’s a bargain,

Off the Grid in Costa Rica

If you’ve noticed there’s been a gap in posts lately, it’s because I went five days with exactly 20 minutes of internet access time while at eco-hotels in the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. That’s not a bad thing to do