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…

50 Random Travel Tips (Part II: 26 – 50)

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Hopefully you’ve had a chance to read through Part 1 of my List of Random Travel Tips coming out of my most recent Round the World trip.  Here we go with number 26 – 50. 26.  If you’re using your credit card and the vendor asks if you want to charge with your home currency or the…

50 Random Travel Tips (Part I: 1 – 25)

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As I made my way from Asia to Australia to the Middle East and then to Europe I always had a small notebook in my bag to jot down everything from how much I was spending per day in Lisbon to the address of my hotel in Abu Dhabi. Of course I had my electronic devices…