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Celebrating Midsummer in Sweden

A slightly slow “hej” Sportestery, I’m still recovering from what is undoubtedly the best and wildest weekend of the year here in Sweden – Midsummer…

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On Friendship, Bribery, and Narrowly Avoiding Deportation from Ukraine

Hello Sportestery, I know, strange blog post title, but trust me – this story contains all three elements. First comes friendship. At the risk of…

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Four Simple Ways Couchsurfing Has Changed the Way I Travel

If you read Rob’s post last week on making friends while traveling, then you probably knew this was coming. We had a friendly little anti-Couchsurfer…

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A Story About Studying in Sweden

Hej Sportestery, Just thought it would be an appropriate time to tell you about my life as a student as the end is near. Yes,…

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Art & Social Action in Cambodia

Hello Sportestery, Today I am reminiscing about my first and only trip to Southeast Asia. Cambodia, to be exact. Oddly enough, Cambodia had never been…

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A Gypsy Sleepover in Valeni, Romania

So-caress Sportestery? Thought I’d stop with the layover talk for a while and tell you another one of my strange travel tales. This one happened…

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The Art of the Layover: Miami, South Beach Edition

Oh hey Sportestery, from Miami! Thought I’d go ” live” today and blog about what’s happening right now rather than reporting on it later. First…

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The Art of the Layover: Newark, New York City Edition

Hello Sportestery,   The time has come for me to start planning my journey back to Sweden from America. I’ve got a few options that…

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Taking a Ride on a Greyhound Bus – Orange County to San Francisco

Hey Sportestery, When you hear “Greyhound bus”, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Ghetto? Shadiness? Halfway house on wheels? For me it…

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Talking to Strangers: Breakfast with the Businessman from Moscow

A couple weeks ago I talked about going with your gut in order to avoid bad or potentially life threatening situations when traveling; this week…

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