I have a ritual which I enjoy doing every few months; go through all my things and downsize. This is part of my ongoing efforts to be a minimalist; buy what I need and fight temptation as much as I can for things […]
Got back June 25th, 3 days to the day when I left. It was a 17 hour flight in total from Santiago to Dallas, with layovers in Panama City and Montego Bay. This was after spending 8 hours at the […]
“Bohemian” is the exact word to describe Valparaiso. While Santiago is like someone who works 8-5 in a cubicle, goes home, makes dinner, watches TV, goes to sleep, and occasionally goes out for drinks with friends on a Saturday night, […]
If you’re a wine person, then you have to visit Mendoza, Argentina’s wine capital and one of the top producers of wine in the world. I remember having the chance to visit the South African wine country but decided not […]
Buenos Aires. One last city I had to tick off the list. I don’t know if there was anything in particular that brought me there but everyone I’ve met who has been there has told me not to miss it.
Nothing much happened in Sao Paulo. I was mainly there for the first day of the World Cup to experience the atmosphere.
In Peru, one could look out the plane window and see the endless stretch of the Andes mountain range. In the Amazon, it was the endless stretch of rainforest. It was flood season and it was evident from above. River […]
I really don’t have much to say about Rio other than that I love the city. It’s one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen and experienced.
I was once at Victoria Falls in Zambia and was disappointed, as I had went during the dry season and wasn’t able to see the fall in all its potential majesty. Iguazu Falls was a very different matter.
After travelling in Peru for a while, I was beginning to get sick of the same staples available everywhere; pollo con papas (chicken with fries).