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Tourist2Townie.com – 2 Years Deep

This past Saturday marked the 2 year anniversary of Tourist2Townie.com and my quest to travel deeper. On October 1st, 2009 I left everything comfortable in my life in search of something more. My dream was to become part of a foreign community, learn new skills, meet new people and experience new adventures. Now, as I sit here writing this on …

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8 Ways to Fake it ’til you Make it!

Before I could hold a decent conversation in Spanish, I had to come up with a few tactics to act like I knew a lot more than I really did. I dove in head first when I arrived in Buenos Aires, trying to learn the language as fast as possible, but the fact is it takes time.┬áSo what do you …

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T2T Poetry: An Argentine Love Story

A few days before I headed back to the States, I met up with famous writer and good friend,┬áPaul Perry, to shoot an interview for T2T’s “Townie Spotlight” section. As I want to keep creating new and unique ways to share my experiences via Tourist 2 Townie, he inspired me to try my hand at writing a little poetry. Here’s …

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World Cup Action from Buenos Aires

Footage of the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Gareth watches Argentina battle Germany for a spot in the semi-finals. The match ends with broken ribs and hurt feeling instead of flags waving and horns blowing.