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The Pull of Community and Routine

I miss strolling around Bardstown and Douglass Loop Farmer’s Markets in Louisville, KY, my adopted hometown for over 13 years. Even if I didn’t run into anyone I knew well, the familiarity and routine of being in a place where people share at least some values is something that’s tough to capture with a transient lifestyle. 1,022 more words

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Travel: Escape, Growth, and Everything in Between

View from Angus’s home in Muy Muy

Indoor kitchen at hacienda

Hanging out sin mangas at hacienda

Beer, sin mangas

Tortilla making!

1000 degrees on a bus… 1,054 more words

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Resonance and Revisiting Past Travels

View from the Ghent (Belgium) Tower (2013(

Eastern Slovenia (2015)

Exotic fruits, Chiang Mai Thailand (2013)

Slovenia (2013(

Thailand (2013)

Koh Mook, Thailand (2013)

For this latest dispatch, I’ve decided to revisit some travel posts from years past, in addition to sharing a few essays I’ve read while on our current journey. 748 more words

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No Stone Unturned (2017)

Staying away from any near-by pub this World Cup Fever.

It was 1994 and a group of guys all gathered together, in their local pub, and were watching the World Cup. 687 more words

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The Only Mzungus At Market Day

Hawkers selling garlic, fresh ginger root, vividly colored fabrics, flip flops manufactured from recycled tires, and second-hand clothing lined the muddy thoroughfares as Rebecca and I soaked up another sensory-laden scene in Tanzania. 812 more words

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The Barber Shop Cost of Living Index

During our first week in Tbilisi back in September, I got a haircut for four lari–or about $1.60. This was a win. The small hair salon, tucked in a cavernous space below street level in the Vera neighborhood (go to this area if you visit Tbilisi), proved quite the steal, despite the fact no employees spoke English. 733 more words

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Nicky's Top 10 Movies of 2017

In 2017, myself and Romano have been keeping track of all the films that we’ve watched. Below is my Top Ten films that we’ve seen in 2017. 107 more words

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