We try to keep things interesting every month at Perceptive Travel online magazine,bringing readersthe best narrative travel storiesfrom around the globe,all from published book authors.
Don't take my word for it though.Each year we rack up some new awards.We followed up two in February with another in March.Luke Armstrong won a Bronze in the Travel and Healing category of the Solas Best Travel Writing awards for his story在泰国学走路.
March Travel Stories
This month we've got four features on four continents from returning writers.
James Dorsey is back with another story from Africa,this time looking at the world's largest mud structure,the four-story Djerbinger Mosque of Mali.SeeDreaming of Djenné.
Guidebook writer David Nikel braves gale-force winds on Norway's coastal ferry voyage in the depths of winter for a set of dazzling rewards from the Northern Lights and moonscapes.SeeStormy Seas,Spectacular Skies on Norway's Hurtigruten Cruise.
Cladia Flisi goes looking for a more authentic part of Saigon,Vietnam.When she hires a local guide to get into a true locals' section of the city,she ends up getting lost in the back alleys of a neighborhood where few foreigners tread.SeeNot the Usual Tour of HCMC: Medicines,市场，and Floating Temples.
If winter has you down and you want to daydream about a warmer place,see my story on St.Augustine,Florida,where centuries of battles have given way to a craft distillery and chocolate shops.Check outAmerica's Longest Stretch of History in St.Augustine,Florida.
We also have anew set of book reviewsfrom William Caverlee,这一次，两本叙述世界旅行的书和一个孤独的星球围绕着世界各地伟大的火车旅行。
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Every month,one lucky Perceptive Travel subscribers wins a new travel gear item.That means you've got 12 chances a year to score if you're on the insiders list.
The odds are so good that sometimes a reader will score twice.Sue G.from California came out of the randomizer to win in 2014.二月份，她又做了一次，将得到一个价值99美元的救生员利伯蒂净水器瓶子。现在，在她未来的旅行中，她可以从地球的溪流和海洋中保留几磅塑料。
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All you have to do is become a part of oure-mail issue updatecommunity.Then watch for the entry instructions near the beginning of each month.If this month's blast has already gone out,你也可以关注Facebook上的感知旅行and pay close attention to the feed for gear giveaway instructions.