Welcome to the August 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:
Too Cool for Normal in Illinois by Gillian Kendall
In the heartland of America, a coastal snob loses her mind...and a few preconceptions.
The Last Village in North Borneo by Marco Ferrarese
Sailing on the lesser-trawled eastern fringes of Sabah, a travel writer witnesses how life may change in an incredibly remote place that's slowly opening to tourism.
Milan: My Gray Grand Dame Turns Golden by Susan Van Allen
The alchemy of a good risotto conjured up in a cooking class is the key to transforming a visit to fashion-obsessed Milan.
Magdalena Mexico Whale Watching From a Baja Island Camp by Tim Leffel
Waking up to see gray whales swimming by is magical enough, but watching mamas and babies cavort just a few feet away on the water is an experience unique to the Baja Peninsula.
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
Two very different books about European train travel that complement one another nicely, plus another view of Europe through the lens of the final two years of World War II.
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