Archive for January, 2015

First Time in Liverpool

January 31, 2015
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First Time in Liverpool

“We’ll be arriving 3 minutes early today. We do apologize for the inconvenience of coming in early. If that causes any inconvenience for any of our passengers… Tough.” My stay in the UK was full of fun and food. Despite all this talk about British food being unpalatable by American standards, I found the...
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London as an Adult

January 23, 2015
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London as an Adult

Although I firmly believe in the value of people getting their kids out in the world at a young age – though not before four, when they’re unlikely to retain any of it – I have to question some of my parents’ travel choices. Photographs prove I was on Long Beach at age four,...
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Avoiding Guards at the Stairway to Heaven

January 12, 2015
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Avoiding Guards at the Stairway to Heaven

As my cousin drove me from Honolulu International Airport to Kailua via the H3, the first thing I noticed was a long trail of steps leading up a particularly steep mountain face. Even with the jet lag and hunger from a six-hour flight, this caught my attention. Oahu is filled with amazing mountains and...
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Failure to Reach Pearl Harbor

January 8, 2015
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Failure to Reach Pearl Harbor

Oahu has been amazing so far. Having left Texas when the temperature dropped below zero, I had forgotten just how good the sun can feel. Couple that with a great setup in Kailua, and things are shaping up nicely. It’s only been two days. I emerged from the airport inappropriately dressed in a business...
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Once A Traveler in 2015

January 2, 2015
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Once A Traveler in 2015

Where’s my hoverboard? Back to the Future did prophesize Google Glass, but I’m still waiting for my flying shoes that allow me to go on long runs in the air (think of the reduction in impact on everyone’s knees!) Another year come and gone. I admit I didn’t blog as often in 2014 as...
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