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Travel lessons from a trip to Haiti

  During 11 days in February I took 9 different flights to visit Haiti, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, and back to San Diego. I slept on the floor at the airport, at my sister’s, at a Best Western in Port Au Prince, and a Motel 6. What kind of messed up itinerary is that? […]

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Inspiration from baseball, travel, and music

I like stories about people who live unique lives that are filled with hope, hardship, success and setbacks. Here’s a few books and movies I’ve come across recently .   Battered Bastards of Baseball, Netflix documentary This documentary is the story of Bing Russell, who started a minor league baseball team in Portland, Oregon during […]

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What would you do with 100,000 American Airline miles?

Earlier this year, I applied for and received two American Airlines Citibank Visa credit cards, one for personal use and one for business. The annual fee was waived for the first year. The signup bonuses were 50,000 miles each but to earn the 100,000 miles, there was one catch. Each card required that I spend […]

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Want to go to the front of the line at airport security?

Last week I was at airport security but was screened in a special line that was much shorter than the one for other passengers. Also, I didn’t have to take off my shoes or remove my laptop from the carryon bag. Why the preferential treatment? Well it’s not because I’m important, famous or flying in […]

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Seven ultramarathons build seven schools

At More Than Adventure I believe that adventures, whether big or small, are an important part of life. But honestly if I all do is pursue adventures, sometimes it can get tiresome. For me, life also needs to include some areas where I can contribute to others and be a part of a cause greater […]

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