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The best of our superpower interviews

If you had a superpower, what would it be? We’ve been asking this and other revealing questions to people around the world since we started our journey back in March. We’ve spoken to a chocolate seller, a horse whisperer, the owner of a restaurant in Rio’s favelas, and many, many more. We post most of … Read more

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If I had a Superpower: Marcello the Wandering Trader

Marcello the Wandering Trader mosaic

When I first met Marcello at TBEX, I was a little taken aback by the smooth-talking travel blogging stock trader, but he quickly became one of my favourite people. He blogs at Wandering Trader, and I’d definitely recommend watching his videos – he’s bloody hilarious. Marcello, 28, was born in Venzuela, is half-Spanish and half-Italian, and he grew up in Italy, Venezuela and the US.

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Selaron Interview: If I had a Superpower

Last week, Jorge Selarón, a Chilean artist most famous for his tile-covered steps in Rio, died next to his masterpiece. Back in March, we were lucky enough to see Selarón painting on his steps, and he agreed to take part in our superpower interview series. The 215 steps were one of our favourite art pieces … Read more

Tony Wheeler and Victoria Watts, Lonely Planet

Interview: Lonely Planet Founder, Tony Wheeler

When I was little, my dream job was to be a writer for the Lonely Planet. The little blue bible was my guide around the world on my first forays into solo travel aged 18. It’s always retained a soft spot in my heart, a token of my seeds of wanderlust. So when I found … Read more

Brenna - This Battered Suitcase at Giraffe Manor

Interview: Brenna Holeman, This Battered Suitcase

When I first started blogging five years ago, I ran a series called If I had a Superpower where I interviewed people I met on my travels, asking a revealing set of questions that always included, ‘If you had a superpower, what would it be?’. Interviewees ranged from people I met in Rio’s favelas to … Read more

Simon Fairbairn - Never Ending Voyage

Interview: Simon at Never Ending Voyage

Following on from my interview with Brenna of This Battered Suitcase last month, here’s the next instalment of the If I had a Superpower series. This time I interviewed Simon from Never Ending Voyage. Never Ending Voyage was one of the first blogs I started following and Steve and I quickly realised we had a … Read more