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[Interview] How They Did It: Mike And Kat From Unearth The World

May 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
[Interview] How They Did It: Mike And Kat From Unearth The World

Name(s) Kathryn (Kat) and Mike Pisco Where are you from? Kathryn is from Columbus, OH and Mike was born and raised in Boston, MA. We live in Chicago now. Why do you travel? Mike and I travel to see the world, experience unique cultures, and learn. How do you decide on where to go? Choosing […]

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Panama ATM Problem: Machine Takes Money, But Doesn’t Dispense Cash

April 23, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Panama ATM Problem: Machine Takes Money, But Doesn’t Dispense Cash

Panama has had problems with several of their ATM machines throughout the country. When you try to make a withdrawal the machines will deduct the money from your account, but it won’t dispense the cash. An error message will appear instructing you to contact your financial institution. The has happened to me numerous times during […]

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[Interview] How They Did It: Amy and Andrew from Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
[Interview] How They Did It: Amy and Andrew from Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

Name(s) Amy and Andrew Where are you from? We’re both from the UK and we lived in London before we left to travel the world. Why do you travel? There are so many reasons we travel; to experience and learn about the history of different countries and cultures, to meet new people whose lives are […]

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Exploring Medellin Through The World Urban Forum

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Exploring Medellin Through The World Urban Forum

The 7th World Urban Forum (WUF7) organized by United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) was hosted in Medellin, Colombia on April 5 – 11, 2014. The World Urban Forum is a conference about cities to examine problems with rapid urbanization, communities, economies, climate change, and policies. This event has been going on every two years […]

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[Interview] How They Did It: Jonny Blair from Don’t Stop Living

March 9, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
[Interview] How They Did It: Jonny Blair from Don’t Stop Living

The next traveler featured on Curious Nomad’s interview series “How They Did It” has extensive experience from working his way around the world and visiting all 7 continents. He’s got valuable insight to share from traveling to what many may consider as high risk destinations. Without further ado, here’s Jonny… Name Jonny Blair, from the […]

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Mobility Innovation: Outdoor Escalator In Medellin

March 2, 2014 | By | 8 Replies More
Mobility Innovation: Outdoor Escalator In Medellin

Prior to living in Medellin I read the news about innovation happening in the city with improving mobility and learned that one of the poorest neighborhoods got an outdoor escalator. It’s actually free to use. The climb is about 1,260 feet or 28 stories high. The escalator cuts the walking time down from 35 to […]

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