On Wednesday September 21st, 2016, the island of Puerto Rico suffered a power outage that affected the entire island. The “apagón” or blackout lasted for 4 days. In fact, I am writing this on Saturday September 24th and currently 200,000 people are still without power. My home was without power for 43 hours. I could write an… Continue reading
I am not Puerto Rican. I want to make that very clear. I cannot claim to have suffered through the BS abusive relationship between the US and Puerto Rico, but I have lived in Puerto Rico for two years. When I arrived, I had a strong Argentine accent (after spending 2 years in Buenos Aires) but after awhile,… Continue reading
Sometimes I do things I would advise against. In fact, more than once, I have specifically told readers not to do something, and then gone and done it myself. I don’t know man, sometimes I’m in it for the story. I mean really, most of the stories end up on my blog, so you could say I put myself… Continue reading
I have so much to say about how speaking Spanish with a Puerto Rican accent affected my trip to Cuba and I plan to write a separate blog post about it, but this experience deserved it’s own post.
Let’s talk about that one time I went to Fidel Castro’s house.
I only had about 7 hours to explore in Santiago… Continue reading
When I first heard about Snapchat, I figured it was just a stupid app for tweens, something along the lines of kik but with more sexting. I ignored it and had no intention of using it until my friend, Ellen, convinced me to give it a shot. Ellen doesn’t have a Twitter or an Instagram, so it was pretty strange… Continue reading
If you’ve been following my blog for awhile, you’ll know all about Padfoot, my neurotic rescue dog who traveled to Argentina and then back to the US with me, only to be put back on a plane to move with me to Puerto Rico shortly thereafter. He hates flying, but we cannot live without each other, so when I… Continue reading