This month’s Perceptive Travel webzine offers more great travel articles.

Colombia beach

Luke Armstrong finds paradise (and plenty of fishing) at a sleepy beach village in Colombia and contemplates the question ‘can a backpack be your home?’

waikiki oahu travel

In Waikiki Love and Hate on Oahu Island Gillain Kendall searches for ‘green Hawaii’ while analyzing what she loves and what she hates about a place that seems to keep pulling her back.

Ireland castle

And Michael Shapiro discovers that Old Ireland is Alive in Place, Words, and Song when he travels to Southern Ireland to attend the Immrama travel literature festival and has a chance to interview intrepid Irish travel writer Dervia Murphy.

Three new travel books are reviewed by Susan Griffiths and PT editor Tim Leffel provides more world music reviews to get your feet tapping.

And you’ll not want to miss this month’s giveaway - a trip around the world for two!

No kidding.

Perceptive Travel and nine other independent travel websites are giving away a trip that will include RTW airfare, a tour in Southeast Asia, a Eurail pass, a week’s rental car in Europe, luggage, travel clothing, a few hotel splurges, and more. On top of that, we’re giving away eight weekly prizes during the contest and two big consolation prizes as well

Full details will be available  at Perceptive Travel on April 11.

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