Welcome to the November 2010 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book and world music reviews. Here's what we've got in store for you:
That First Night in Cairo - Jim Johnston
Arriving in Cairo for the first time, two travelers get a whirlwind tour from a newfound Egyptian friend who is not all that he seems.
Can a Croissant Change Your Life? - Amy Rosen
Determined to spend her weekend in Paris indulging in a full-blown carbo-load, a food writer mysteriously finds her wardrobe and home eating habits permanently transformed.
Third World Tailors Make Suits, Third World Tailors Make Men - Luke Armstrong
When it's time to step up and attend a function for respectable people, an expatriate living in Guatemala learns what it's like to get the bespoke suit treatment from an Antigua tailor.
World Music Reviews - Tim Leffel
A tribute to the one of the world's best-known artists, remixed music from Tsunami zones, another great fork in the road from Quantic, and a sleepy change of direction from Natasha Atlas.
A collection of great travel stories in anthology form, a book on making it as a travel writer, and a Big Bang Symphony novel about characters working in Antarctica.
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