Welcome to the April 2019 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 Vintage Roadtrip: Butterflies, Blues and VW Buses by Lydia Carey
A driver relives his happiest childhood memories, a passenger gets to experience the family road trip she never had.
Retracing the Steps of Lila and Elena in Naples by Michael Shapiro
A walking tour visits the places where two fictional characters come of age in rubble-strewn Naples after World War II.
Abkhazia: Party Amidst the Ruins by Stephen M. Bland
Finding that Russian tourists will go most anywhere that speaks their language and serves cheap vodka, a writer joins them in the gutted and gut-wrenching former section of Georgia known as Abkhazia.
A True Roman Neighborhood by Debi Goodwin
A tourist in Rome seeks a neighborhood where she can see the real life of the city.
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
Diametrically opposed world travels by an elite athlete obsessed with cycling 240 miles a day for 75 days and by an early-retired couple who dawdle along on cruises. Plus a sometimes astute, sometimes droll account of travels along the River Rhine.
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