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Meet the Traveler: Larry Burnett

by Larry Burnett

Hometown: Annadale, Virginia.

Occupation: Creative director.

Favorite destination: India, San Miguel de Allende, Cape Cod.

Dying to visit: Japan.

Bizarre travel rituals: Constantly thinking I lost my iPhone. 

In-flight relaxation regime: Chilling with the benzodiazepine family.

Always in carry-on: Two sets of headphones. 

Concierge or DIY: DIY.

See it all or take it easy: Take it easy. 

Drive or be driven: Be driven. 

Weirdest thing seen on travels: Waking up after being drugged by gypsies on an overnight train to Rome and realizing that one of them was smelling my feet.

Travel hero: Bruce Chatwin

My favorite hotel is Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur, India, because it is surrounded by a magical swimming pool.

I dream about my meal of all the seafood in Riomaggiore.

Best hotel amenity: Down comforter.

Favorite childhood travel memory: Spending the first few years of my life in Hawaii.

Everywhere I go, I check out the record stores. (Yes, they still exist.)

When I arrive in a new place, I learn the lay of the land by checking a printed map (not an electronic one).

I always bring home artwork.

If I never return to Mexico, it'll be too soon because I've been to too many weddings there.

I travel to meet the locals and get some new flair.  


Website: theherculean.com
Twitter: @larrybemail
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