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Gretchen Parlato at the Montreal International Jazz Festival

A Great Live Music Value: The Montreal Jazz Festival

Officially known as the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal in French-speaking Quebec, the largest jazz music festival in the world is one of the best-organized and best-sounding ones I’ve ever been to. Plus most of the events are free. I
Sweden kitesurfers

A Fixer in Laos, Sweden by Bike, and Smoking Stromboli

When a new issue of Perceptive Travel online magazine comes out, you can be assured of reading something you haven’t seen elsewhere. Since we don’t have to please cruise lines, hotel chains, or airlines pimping their business class cabins, we can
Recoleta Cemetery lock

Unfaked Marriage in Tajikstan, Grave Locks in Argentina, and a Shocking Kiss on the Berlin Wall

It’s time for the latest issue of Perceptive Travel, featuring some of the best travel stories you’ll find online (or elsewhere). This time we head to rural Tajikstan, Buenos Aires, and the artsy side of Germany. As I mentioned in January,
Village elder in Burma

A Portland Weed Tour, the Bamboo Train, & Dueling Smiles in Myanmar

November is here and it’s time for the latest monthly edition of Perceptive Travel, the best online travel magazine for the past 9 years and 10 months. After battling for years on the craft beer front, you knew that a place
Quebec forest

Doolin Drumming, Celestial Quebec, and Middle-aged Singapore

It’s time for the October issue of Perceptive Travel, home to great narrative travel stories from book authors on the move. All three this month are from returning authors, starting with Gillian Kendall’s attempt to go from spectator to participant by