Tag Archives: France

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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Travel, Inspired by Prince

The recent, tragic death of cultural steward and soul master Don Cornelius got me thinking heavily about inspiration, so when I ran across this photograph of the unadulterated musical genius Prince as a young man, I knew I had to … Continue reading

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VTP: Paris

This post is part of a (quasi-)monthly series of eye candy at Fly Brother, imaginatively named VTP (short for Vintage Travel Posters). We’ll see how travel companies and bureaus have been enticing people off the couch since international leisure travel … Continue reading

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Paris, je t’aime

My relationship with the City of Light was not love at first sight. The first time I laid eyes on the French capital was in March of 2004, when I snagged a $350 round-trip ticket from Washington to Paris for … Continue reading

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