Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fly Favorites: April 2012

São Paulo hip-hop star Criolo goes from hood to high-life as Brazilian rap creeps into the mainstream. As Chris Guillebeau heads down the home stretch of his hit-every-country-in-the-world, he gives pointers on how to go everywhere. Members of Nigeria’s Igbo, … Continue reading

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Vomit Bags and Hail Marys

My craziest landing ever was on a Varig flight from Brazil listing as we came into Miami and almost scraping the wing on the runway. Couldn’t imagine this, though. Knocking on wood at this very moment. Please don’t forget to … Continue reading

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The Fly Brother Shuffle

This is but one of the many ways I shuffle between my home bases of São Paulo and Berlin. Catch me if you can. 😉 Please don’t forget to follow me on Twitter @FlyBrother, and “like” me on Facebook! You … Continue reading

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Represent Your Set

Sometimes, when you stop just for a second and take stock of the people in your life, you really do have to quietly thank the cosmos for what truly is the blessing of friendship. Many people have a set of … Continue reading

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Post It

When was the last time you got a postcard in the mail? You know, one of those rectangular snapshots of places and times that invariably tease you about not being there. I got one recently from fellow blogger and traveler … Continue reading

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Requiem for My Hometown

They used to say you can’t go home again—I don’t know what the youngins are saying these days—but for me, that’s only partly true. With all of the back and forth traveling and living abroad that I’ve done since leaving … Continue reading

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