THIS Is Where The Most Beautiful Girls In Brazil Are…

When I went through Brazil, I would often meet Brazilians who wanted to talk to me about their women. I told them about my plans of romping through southern Brazil, and when I would mention the various cities, they would proffer their opinions. – Me: …

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Survey Results, Creativity, And Blogging Calibration

Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what direction I am going to take this blog. As I’ve done so, I’ve realized that either 1) generating significant revenue, 2) fomenting a movement, or 3) impacting lives are the main things that would sustain …

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Dave’s Medellin Travel Guide: Essential Info All In One Place

The secret is getting out on Medellin. I’ve been blogging about it for nearly two years, and more and more travelers are coming here every day. If you’ve ever Googled “Medellin” you’ve probably come across Medellin Living. It’s easily the #1 Medellin website for English …

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Clarity To Realize What You’re Not

The other day I came across this scholarship for anyone interested in becoming a travel writer. It’s a fully sponsored gig to tour around Southeast Asia, including Singapore, updating travel guides. Airfare included. Sounds like my cup of tea. I was keen on applying… I …

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10 Reasons You Should Go Abroad This Year

In 2011, I made the leap and spent an extended time abroad, mostly in Colombia and a little bit in Ecuador. Here are 10 reasons you should go abroad this year: 1. You will love it. What is better than having the best time of …

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A New Chapter For Ryan Goes Abroad

About a year ago, I started Ryan Goes Abroad. I started it as an experiment in finding out what the social media world was all about. And if you had told me what I was going to experience in the next year as a result …

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Do You Have The Courage To Lose Sight Of The Shore?

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Andre Gide I want to ask you a question today… Do you have the courage to lose sight of the shore? Look at your life… Maybe you have …

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Lessons Learned After My First 100 Days Abroad

Last week I passed the century mark. I have now been abroad in Colombia for just over 100 days, and I have enjoyed every minute of it. In fact, I actually planned to stay less than 100 days, but here I am! Here are a …

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What I Wish I Knew When I Started Traveling: The Rest Of The Story

Holy canoli! Did you just see the response from 50 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Traveling? There were literally hundreds of years of traveling behind all of those gems. No wonder, then, as to date it has been re-tweeted more than 150 …

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Lessons Learned After 100 Days of Blogging

Hello, triple digits. Nice to meet you. A little over 3 months ago, I started this blog as a way of sharing my journey abroad and my journey to fluency in multiple languages, but I have found myself drawn to write about much more. Perhaps …

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