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Toothbrush, Toiletries and Tech Packed, It’s Time To Find Better Weather!

Boarding…                  Last night I sent my final email of the day, logged off my work laptop, its time to drive home and pack, getting up at 4am is not the easiest when you have a … Continue reading

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Mumbai Calling! – Press Two for Transport…

Auto Rickshaws!                  I’d watched Jeremy Clarkson’s two hour special about driving in India, but that didn’t prepare me for this real life experience…  A three lane freeway, was more of a guideline than a rule! … Continue reading

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Mumbai Calling! – Press One For Room Service

Press 1 for Room Service!                   I’m still very tired at this time of the morning, 6:30am I have 30 minutes before my car arrives to take me from Mumbai to Pune, and I’ve had less … Continue reading

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Mumbai Calling!

Urban Monkey                  My bags packed, I have a couple of months supply of anti-malarials, my boosters are up to date, Yellow Fever, Hep A/B, Rabies etc…, it’s time to make the trip of a lifetime! … Continue reading

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Madrid – ¡Hola! Buenos Dias?

Madrid Royal Palace   A couple of years ago, I had the privilege of being invited to be a guest speaker at a conference hosted in Madrid, so I took advantage of the destination and spent a week touring and … Continue reading

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Day 4: The Vatican… We Built This City!

For many, visiting the Vatican is one of pilgrimage, for me, it’s to simply view one of the biggest art collections in the world! The first time visiting the city, you pass through airport style scanners and greeted with a … Continue reading

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Day 3: Sight Seeing, Hop On… Hop Off!

The universal “Hop On, Hop Off Tours” are common place in cities, and they do seem to (cover/drive by) most tourist hot spots, or have a drop-off point that’s a relatively short walking distance to various points of interest.  With … Continue reading

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