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CNN: America’s Trusted Source For News About Bowel Movements On The High Seas
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CNN: America’s Trusted Source For News About Bowel Movements On The High Seas

I’ve come to a recent conclusion: CNN loves to report on the bathroom activities of people on cruise ships. Specifically, their bowel movements, but sometimes they also report about people’s need to throw up in bathrooms on cruise ships. And like other afflictions detrimental to our society as a whole […]

Turning The Car Around: One Road To Expatriatism
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Turning The Car Around: One Road To Expatriatism

Stories can be told from limitless angles of perspective. So let’s begin this tale from the viewpoint of a Salvadorian family living in a small, rural village. It is a sunshiny day in a one-goat town a few hours drive and world away from the busy capital — a place […]

Open Call For Submissions: Poetry Written By Travelers
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Open Call For Submissions: Poetry Written By Travelers

There are a number of books of travel poetry out there. Here we see a copy of Song of The Open Road: Poems of Travel & Adventure grazing with her offspring with a herd of bison who’ve taken to the open prairie where man, book and buffalo can still be free. While […]

Why Is CNN Obsessed With Cruise Ship Toilets?
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Why Is CNN Obsessed With Cruise Ship Toilets?

Go ahead, ask me how I feel about cruise ships. I feel fine about them. Feel free, ask me to elaborate. See, they really are not my thing, but whatever, if people like taking a cruise, I say go for it. To each their own. Ask me what I really […]

Luke In Kenya Part 5: Elephants, Elephants, Elephants: Kenya!
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Luke In Kenya Part 5: Elephants, Elephants, Elephants: Kenya!

The big elephant in the room is that there is no elephant at all. I’ve been in East Africa for two months and in none of my writings have I so much as broached the subject. Matt Stabile claims he’s not mad about this lapse, just disappointed. He has good […]

Luke In Kenya Part 4: A Promise Stretching Through Time In Kenya
A Promise Stretching Through Time In Kenya

Luke In Kenya Part 4: A Promise Stretching Through Time In Kenya

Luke in Kenya: Part 4 “Luke in Kenya” is a travel series from Managing Editor Luke Armstrong as he travels to Kenya to visit the homeland of his adopted brother. We wake up early on the first day of construction to a brief breakfast of fry bread and coffee just […]

Luke In Kenya Part 3: The Happiest Man in Mombasa
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Luke In Kenya Part 3: The Happiest Man in Mombasa

Luke in Kenya: Part 3 “Luke in Kenya” is a travel series from Managing Editor Luke Armstrong as he travels to Kenya to visit the homeland of his adopted brother. He’s always going, but never arrives. They call him “The Traveler.” He’s a familiar face along the sunny streets of […]

Luke In Kenya Part 2: Nairobi’s Kibera Slum [Photo Essay]
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Luke In Kenya Part 2: Nairobi’s Kibera Slum [Photo Essay]

Luke in Kenya: Part 2 “Luke in Kenya” is a travel series from Managing Editor Luke Armstrong as he travels to Kenya to visit the homeland of his adopted brother. Nairobi’s Kibera slum is Africa’s second largest. Most families subsist on less than $1 a day. Though present (and often […]

Luke In Kenya Part 1: Flying Into A New Year/World
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Luke In Kenya Part 1: Flying Into A New Year/World

Luke in Kenya: Part 1 “Luke in Kenya” is a travel series from Managing Editor Luke Armstrong as he travels to Kenya to visit the homeland of his adopted brother. Two days before my departure, my adopted Kenyan brother wrote (succinctly I may add), “Hey Luke, I just realized that you […]

Pack The Pants James Bond Would Wear If He Were A Backpacker
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Pack The Pants James Bond Would Wear If He Were A Backpacker

Everyday, people all over the world wake up and put on pants. With their britches donned, they dash off to class, their tractors, their grocery stores, the nearest mall or to their offices where they will spend their day in trousers sitting in cubicles, compulsively checking their Facebook status and […]

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