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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