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
When I read that a hotel has a “gym” or a “library” I tend to insert those quotation marks around the words in my mind. I know that what a hotel considers a gym is usually a dirty old yoga mat and a half broken treadmill. A hotel library is a more likely collection of 3 discarded copies of Eat,… Continue reading
The main reason I decided to go on a cruise with Fathom Travel is because they promised an opportunity to volunteer in the Dominican Republic. I had always wanted to visit the Dominican Republic but I refused to do so by sitting by a pool at a resort. I even cancelled a press trip to the DR because the company… 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
I never thought of myself as a cruise person, but Fathom Cruises claimed to focus on “Impact Travel” and that intrigued me. This company has a smaller boat, holding only 700 passengers, as opposed to the couple of thousand many other cruise boats hold. They also stay at cruise ports longer so that the passengers can actually interact with locals… Continue reading