You may think that Latinos are all similar, which is almost accurate, but there are some differences you should be aware of.
In Latin America (LATAM), most of our conflicts are about soccer, food, and who has the shittest accent. Other than that, we have very similar cultures and share the same history. The fact that we all speak the same language helps a lot (well, except Brazil and The Guianas). When a Latino meets another Latino traveling abroad they will almost always automatically become friends. …
As a Mexican, I was raised in a society where the word Tarahumara was an insult. Now, I think it should be the other way around.
This blog post was inspired by a trip to Las Barrancas del Cobre and the book Born to Run by Christopher McDougall. Las Barrancas del Cobre is a series of massive canyons located in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains. The canyon system is four times larger (60,000 square kilometers) and nearly twice as deep in-depth as the infamous Grand Canyon of Colorado, USA. Yes, it’s huge, and you should go!
Ireland has always been one of my all-time dream destinations, not for any specific reason though. I didn’t know many Irish people nor did I know a lot about the history of the country. It could have been how it is represented in films, or from the Irish bars I have been to, but I just knew, intuitively, that I would like it. I could not have been more right!
After some research on things to do, my girlfriend and I decided to take a road trip through Ireland and Northern Ireland. …
Religious disclaimer: I am not trying to offend anyone’s religious beliefs and hope that you see that the focus is on the culture. If you are upset by anything written here, well, feel free to vent your insecurities in the comment section below. For the sake of this blog post, Turkey is a Muslim country.
The trip was to Istanbul for one week. Half the time it was business (fancy hotel), and the other half leisure (Airbnb in the Favelas of Istanbul).
Long disclaimer: Unlike other travel blogs, I don’t want to write about the places, I want to write about the people. Don’t expect any recommendations of where to go, where to take the best selfie, or where to eat so you don’t then spend the rest of your holiday squatting over a hole in the ground hoping for the sweet release of death. Rather what you will read about is the experience of a tourist talking with locals and trying to understand their culture and what the hell they are thinking. This is far from objective, so if you have…
I like to travel and talk to people, so I write about it.