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About Luke Maguire Armstrong

Luke Maguire Armstrong was a baby, who became a boy, who became a man. Once he fought a bear and almost died. Haters later claimed it was "only a raccoon" and he was acting like "a little girl." Luke has spent the last five years working in human rights and development from Guatemala to Kenya to The Bronx. He is the author of four books, including “How We Are Human.” Follow him @LukeSpartacus

Best Practices for Keeping Your Gear Safe While Traveling

Since you can’t fit everything into a backpack or suitcase, most of what gets packed for trips are the essentials. Few things disrupt a trip more than lost, stolen or damaged gear. Losing a laptop or camera while on the road can make a person feel like a turtle without a shell. Fortunately, most theft […]

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July 8, 2015 by | Comments Off on Best Practices for Keeping Your Gear Safe While Traveling

10 Sights Off the Beaten Path in Guatemala

El Jobbiton

You could spend weeks and even months visiting all of Guatemala’s “must-sees.” However, it has more to offer than what most people hear about. Here is a list of ten destinations that creep beneath most visitors’ radar.

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October 23, 2013 by | Comments Off on 10 Sights Off the Beaten Path in Guatemala

The Dos and Don’ts of Booking a Safari in Kenya

Giraffes in Road

Lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and cape buffaloes converging en masse, oh my, the Big Five! Most people about to book their first Kenyan safari will likely admit that the trip is the culmination of a dream fed from youthful reading of National Geographic or watching Discovery Channel. Who, after all, does not want to be […]

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August 21, 2013 by | Comments Off on The Dos and Don’ts of Booking a Safari in Kenya