Welcome to the April 2018 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book reviews. Here's what we've got in store for you:
A Hedgehog Hospital in Italian Wine Country - Claudia Flisi
The lowly and low-slung hedgehogs of Italy face many threats. One vet is single-handedly saving the injured and giving them sanctuary.
The Darker and Wetter Side of Bergen, Norway - David Nikel
Despite the colorful facade of Norway's Bergen, the city's shadowy corners hide many dark stories. So when the clouds roll over Scandinavia's rainiest city, what better theme to explore?
Kayaking the Calusa Blueway in Florida - Tim Leffel
While tens of thousands of motorboats ply the Gulf Coast of Florida waters each day, skimming the water at a slower pace reveals a lot more details along the shores.
Trying to Find the Real Dubai - Debi Goodwin
After the garish ultra-luxe hotels and manufactured fun of a custom-built tourist city, then what? A visitor to Dubai tries to see what's below the sheen in this shiny city in the UAE.
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
Two books that demonstrate that the glorious age of exploration on land, sea, and air is not quite dead and a third that charts the making of a travel writer.
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