Surviving the World’s Most Dangerous Road in Bolivia

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[WATCH IN HD] To be fair, it’s technically not considered the “World’s Most Dangerous Road” anymore. Due to the construction of a new highway close by, which directs most traffic away from its path, they’ve recently upgraded the trails nickname to a much more simple, passive and inviting moniker… “The Death Road” Okay, so the name and mortality figures didn’t …

Vancouver Riots 2011

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You could see the smoke billow up from behind the hotels in downtown Vancouver. Helicopters circled as crowds scattered and riot police moved in. I was watching the whole thing unfold from a comfy rooftop terrace high above all the chaos. As the Bruins netted their third of four goals, the game was out of reach for the home Canucks. …

FOTO FRIDAY: Vancouver Riots

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I stayed in Vancouver Wednesday night after the TBEX conference to experience game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals live. This was the 3rd time in Vancouver Canucks 41-year history that they’ve reached the Stanley Cup and I wanted to be a part of it. After witnessing the incredible game 5 victory and epic after-party, I knew that if the …

Futbol Hooligans vs Barra Bravas

  As I tucked myself into bed last night with a good book and some warm milk, one of my favorite movies of all times came on the tele – Green Street Hooligans. I sat up to watch Elijah Wood transform into a Green Street Elite and it got me thinking about the football Hooligans here in Argentina. La Barra Brava. …

Health Care in Argentina

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For the past week I’ve been in and out of hospitals and doctors offices around Buenos Aires. Nothing major, I just had a cyst on my upper back that had gotten infected and needed to be removed. Gross I know, but I’m all about full disclosure. The whole event has pretty much ruled out any good sleep for the past …