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Lillie Echevarria – 105 countries … and counting!

By |2018-03-07T20:14:30-05:00November 29th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] An intrepid traveller who has travelled to over 100 countries and has a special place in her heart for the continent of Africa.   Lillie is a Peruvian native who arrived in the US as an exchange student.  Avoiding the violence of the Shining Path in her home country she opted for a new [...]

Quarantine On The Friendship Highway, Part II

By |2017-07-21T13:37:46-05:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , , |

Quarantine On The Friendship Highway, Part II.  The bed was damp. I was curled in a fetal position under the covers, trying to keep warm. The door creaked and I my eyes eased open. I had just woken up from my first sleep in medical quarantine in Tibet near the border with Nepal. I slid up [...]

Stefan Krasowski – 186 countries… and counting!

By |2018-03-07T20:13:21-05:00November 15th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

[Download .mp3] Stefan has been able to strike a great balance between life and travel.  Stefan has a full time job and is married, yet still has managed to travel to 186 countries.      Stefan’s passion for the Chinese language in school led him to studying, working, and living in China for eight years.  He also [...]

Quarantine On The Friendship Highway, Part I

By |2016-11-23T19:55:04-05:00November 8th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Quarantine On The Friendship Highway, Part I.  Xinhuanet Press (China):  "During my quarantine at first I was worried, but the Chinese government provided us daily necessities, and I'm no longer worried anymore," said Jessica Ricci, an American. Let’s face it, as an American, I expect the Chinese to bend the truth a bit when it comes [...]

Sal Lavallo – 151 countries …  and only 26!

By |2018-03-07T20:12:06-05:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

[Download .mp3] Sal has travel in his blood.  He was born to an Italian father and German mother who began a quest to visit every state in the US when he was a kid.  And Sal attended a boarding school with fellow students from 80 different countries. Sal is only 26 but has already traveled to [...]