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The Art of the Arrival [VIDEO]

The actual act of traveling is a beautiful balance between art and science. It’s where preparation and planning meet real-time obstacles and improvisation. Delayed flights, lost baggage and random roadblocks are all part of the fun. As much as I love having a homebase and being in control of my surroundings, I get a kick out of manouvering through the twists and …

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May Update: From Mexicans to Mormons

May Recap: I made the tough decision to take a consulting job here in the States verses traveling back to Colombia for the month of May. Financially, it was a great decision but it forced me to put my salsa dancing dreams on hold for the time being. Good news is, the job gave me the opportunity to pop my …

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The Bay to Breakers Experience

If you combine 1 tablespoon Sunday morning road-race, 2 cups all-American street festival, 3 kilos drug-induced halloween party, and 4 hearty handfuls of San Francisco fairy dust, you’ve got yourself the annual Bay to Breakers 12k foot race in downtown San Francisco. Bay to Breakers is an annual foot race which takes place in San Francisco, California on the 3rd …

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FOTO FRIDAY: Golden Gate Bridge

I went hiking through Golden Gate Park in San Francisco last week and made it down to the coastline to get a view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Later that day I checked off one of my major American goals by driving across the Golden Gate Bridge to spend the afternoon walking around beautiful Sausalito. Check out more Foto Fridays

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FOTO FRIDAY: Bay to Breakers

This past weekend I had the opportunity to check out the historic 100th Bay to Breakers run in downtown San Francisco, California. Turns out, the run is just a small portion of the chaos that ensues during an entire day of celebration and debauchery. Much more on Bay to Breakers soon, but I just wanted to show you my favorite costume …