I travel a lot.

Call Home

I’m standing at debrief listening to our incident commander urging us to call home.“Call your loved ones. They are worried.” Today is day 43 of […]

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Quicky!

There’s a new podcast in the works! (It’s about Machu Picchu!) So stay tuned for that. In the meantime, I want to draw attention to […]

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Ep14. Worries

https://lnlurie.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/14-worries_mixdownB.mp3 Whenever I travel, I always hear heaps of worries/warnings. “YOU COULD GET MUGGED!” “THE WORLD IS DANGEROUS!” “Just stay home, already!” These things aren’t […]

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10kg

I booked my holiday flight (London Gatwick-JFK) with Norwegian for 280$usd. A bargain, right? Even though it’s bare minimum service, I’ll take it. When they […]

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Marcus

As I said before, I work in a backpackers in Cape Town. One morning I got a weird call from a woman named Shamise. She said “I’m […]

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iMiss

Every 90 days or so I get homesick. Today marks the 90th day I’ve been away from home- so I wasn’t really THAT surprised when […]

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Epiphany

When I first started traveling, I set out seeking for something. Hoping that some country, some person, some place would give me this epiphany and […]

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Dinosaurs

2 quick things: 1) Howler monkeys in Belize sound like dinosaurs…. it’s a crazy thing. They also make that sound ALL. EFFIN. DAY. You get […]

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New bag

I got a new bag from Amazon. Before (when I backpacked across Europe) I had the Rick Steve’s convertible bag. I loved that bag, but […]

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RTW trip

I’m planning a “Round the world” trip. 35 countries (possibly more?) 6 continents, 13 months. phew! Things that I didn’t think I would have to […]

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Opera

Went to a Wagner opera. Here is what I think happened: 2nd act… Fat guy comes back from something traumatic. Girl in white = Elizabeth […]

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