Category Archives: fly brother's trips

Prepping for Asia

This summer, I’ll be joining a group of friends in Southeast Asia to celebrate our buddy Mike‘s birthday. Mike is on a Fulbright teaching fellowship in rural Malaysia, but we all plan on bouncing through several countries in the region … Continue reading

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Madrid Madness -or- I Had Coke

There was no rain in Spain on my recent trip, just dry, cool days with intermittent sunshine and lots of personal warmth. I hung out in Madrid a few weekends ago with a good buddy of mine from Bogotá, Roberto, … 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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5 Things I Like About Atlanta

1. The Skyline Atlanta’s sparkling skyline stretches over two miles from Midtown to Downtown, a line of striking, gem-cut towers punctuating the Southern sky. Whether it’s heading towards the city along one of Atlanta’s interminable freeways, catching surprising vistas of … Continue reading

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Fly Favorites: January 2012 + The Fly Brother Whirlwind Winter Tour 2K12

Being deported from Eritrea has never been as compelling as when it happens to Chris Guillebeau. Nicole is the New Black brings a little hot chocolate to Reykjavik. Take the 001 Country Per Year challenge at hip travel emporium Flight … Continue reading

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Berlin to Brazil: A Suggested Itinerary

8:00am  Wake up after having gone to bed at, oh, 3:30am. 8:15am  Run out the door of your friend’s apartment, down five flights of stairs with two large carry-ons and a briefcase, and down three blocks to the U-Bahn station. 8:24am  … Continue reading

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Fly Brother Survey: Price vs. Comfort

I consider myself to be an ordinarily savvy traveler, especially when it comes to airfare bargain-hunting. But I’m finding myself in a quandary involving what is probably the most expensive plane ticket I’ve purchased to date: São Paulo to Samoa. … Continue reading

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Fly Brother Podcast – Season 2, Episode 6: Fly Guide to Berlin

In this episode of the Fly Brother Podcast: Fly Guide to Berlin Playlist: “Music Monks” – Seeed “Like Minded Sista” – Paul & Price (Background) Links mentioned in this podcast: Fly Brother – fly-brother.com Berlin Welcome Card – berlin-welcomecard.com Museum … Continue reading

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The Brazilian Caribbean, Part Three

Part Three of a three-part report about my weekend trip to Recife. We had no exact destination, but we figured that if we headed towards the area of the club from the night before, we’d find out where we could … Continue reading

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The Brazilian Caribbean, Part Two

Part Two of a three-part report about my weekend trip to Recife. The whole of the next muggy, gray morning, I spent sidelined with a severe migraine. After much urging, my friends went ahead to get food, and it was … Continue reading

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