Just Go…

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Back in 2oo2, I took my first trip to the African continent. I flew into Johannesburg, South Africa and 4 months later I flew out of Cairo, Egypt, having visited 8 countries during that time.  Looking back (yes, that’s a long 15 year look back) I am amazed by the lack of planning I had done before…

What Will 2017 Bring?

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January has arrived and it is time for two things: a look back at where I have been and a look forward to what’s to come. To those of you who read my last post about my 2016 Year End Travel Review, thank you for reading and I hope you enjoyed it.  You will have noticed a…

Curaçao: What NOT to Pack

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I always joke that if I had a “frivolous” super power (e.g. not the ability to fly or read minds) I would choose the power of 20/20 packing hindsight.  The ability to know, when you’re getting ready for a trip, exactly what you will need in terms of clothes, shoes, toiletries, etc. so you always have…

Travel Tips for Capoeiristas

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Early on in my capoeira career, I remember sitting, tired and sweaty, on a gym floor after a full day of training, listening to one of the capoeira masters speak. His words stood out to me as he talked about the importance of travel as you develop your skills in capoeira.  How going out in the world and experiencing…

Travel 15 for 2015

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I don’t know about you all, but this year is already going by way too quickly for my liking. Each year I like to have my travel goals post up just after the first of the year, but I must have blinked and now its already February! No matter – it is still important for me to…

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