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Adapt, Improvise and Overcome: What the Marine Corps taught me about travel

Popularized by Clint Eastwood as Gunny Highway in Heartbreak Ridge, the Marine Corps phrase “adapt, improvise and overcome!” is really the rule of the road for life and travel, as both will throw you curve balls. When things don’t go … Continue reading

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Situational Awareness part 2

Part 2 A few years ago on a trip in Jamaica my cab driver stopped at an intersection and went to his trunk. As I watched through the space between the open trunk and the car from the back seat, … Continue reading

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Situational Awareness part 1

Knowing what is going on around you is one of the best ways to keep safe while traveling. GI Joe used to profess that “knowing is half the battle.” As a former special operations Marine, it was ingrained into us … Continue reading

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