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The Physical Effects of Altitude

Natives of high altitude places (such as Peru) have larger hearts and lungs than the average person, as well as a higher red blood cell count.  These adaptations allow them to cope with the lack of oxygen, caused by the … Continue reading

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Packing Rule #2

Packing as light as possible, while still having everything I need, has always been a goal of mine – but at the same time I like having a guidebook to aid me along the way.  While I know there is … Continue reading

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Expanded Tips for Buying Rugs Abroad

When Grant Martin of Gadling asked me if I would be interested in doing a short video interview about tips for rug buying abroad, I jumped on it.  How cool, I thought, and started writing up some points I could … Continue reading

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RTW Planning | Where to Go

Here’s a quick list of the places I’d like to hit up during my 6 months away: 1. I would love to spend a month in Sicily with my family.  Ideally I would travel a bit through Italy first.  The … Continue reading

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