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Kyrgyzstan Travel Guide and 2-Week Itinerary Recommendation
Kyrgyzstan Travel Guide and 2-Week Itinerary Recommendation

After living for two years in Kyrgyzstan, I have some pro tips for how your next Central Asian adventure can...

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30 Nov 2015

Shafik Gabr's 2015 East-West - The Art of Dialogue Fellowship Notes
Shafik Gabr's 2015 East-West - The Art of Dialogue Fellowship Notes

M. Shafik Gabr and his Foundation

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23 Nov 2015

How to visit the Suez Canal in a presidential yacht
How to visit the Suez Canal in a presidential yacht

The Suez Canal isn’t exactly a tourist destination, but that can’t keep me from taking a leisure cruise on a...

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01 Nov 2015

The Gabr Fellowship Has Selected Me As A 2015 Fellow
The Gabr Fellowship Has Selected Me As A 2015 Fellow

I will be meeting with Egyptian and American diplomats, military leaders, entrepreneurs and influencers during the 6-week Gabr Fellowship Program....

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03 Oct 2015

How Hurricane Katrina Changed My Life 10 Years Later
How Hurricane Katrina Changed My Life 10 Years Later

On the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, I reflect on how that was a pivotal moment when the trajectory...

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29 Aug 2015

I Have Joined The Rotary Club of Austin
I Have Joined The Rotary Club of Austin

I've been part of the Rotary Family since I was in high school, and anyone who knows me, knows that...

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18 Aug 2015

An Open Letter To The Rotary Club of Alexandria
An Open Letter To The Rotary Club of Alexandria

16 years after the Rotary Club of Alexandria sponsored me as a Youth Exchange Student, I have finally become a...

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18 Aug 2015

DragonForce Performs at the Mohawk in Austin Texas
DragonForce Performs at the Mohawk in Austin Texas

The English power metal band, DragonForce, of Guitar Hero fame, performed in Austin Texas and I got a first row...

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20 May 2015

My New 2015 Kona Jake The Snake Cyclocross Bicycle
My New 2015 Kona Jake The Snake Cyclocross Bicycle

Cyclocross is a hybrid road / trail bike sport which combines speed with ruggedness. I am starting to race CX...

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25 Apr 2015

Photo Tour of the Niederaltaich Abbey
Photo Tour of the Niederaltaich Abbey

First Impressions of the Niederaltaich Abbey Church

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23 Jan 2015

A Walk Through Brühl's Countryside and Palaces
A Walk Through Brühl's Countryside and Palaces

Brühl Germany is a quaint and peaceful town surrounded by palaces, historic estates and wonderful walking paths. Join me on...

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17 Jan 2015

Reunion, Kölsch and Architecture of Köln (Cologne)
Reunion, Kölsch and Architecture of Köln (Cologne)

After spending 5-months in India building out a new facility for Mutual Mobile, I get to take a few weeks...

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16 Jan 2015