Apartment Hunting For Long-Term Travelers

Let’s talk about finding an apartment abroad. The truth is, traveling via hostel, hotel or B&B works if you’re planning a brief tour or intimate rendezvous in a foreign city but when it comes to living and working abroad, an apartment is definitely where it’s at. I believe the single most important aspect of moving … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: The Road to Salinas Grandes

I’m working on organizing my travel photos this week on the new photos page and I came across this one from my trip to the Salinas Grandes in Northern Argentina. The Jujuy region in Argentina is one of my favorite places on the planet and I wanted to relive it a little bit today. Happy … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: Cisneros Property Lines

These simple wood fences are the only thing that separate one property from another in the fincas (farms) high above Cisneros, Antioquia. View all the travel photos from my Colombian finca experience in Cisneros, Antioquia. View past Foto Friday Travel Photos Related Post FOTO FRIDAY: Shots for Tots February Update: Building off Setbacks If I had … Continued

6 Ways I Deal with Loneliness as a Solo Traveler

Everybody always asks me… “Don’t you get lonely traveling by yourself?” My response is always… of course! Every day isn’t filled with wild rainforest excursions, epic pool parties or historic polo championships. Building a network takes time. The work and travel balance is usually around 80% excitement/happiness and 20% anxiety/loneliness. I get nervous that I … Continued

T2T Cribs: My Apartment in Medellin

Here’s a quick tour of my apartment in the Envigado neighborhood of Medellin, Colombia. I live with a Colombian woman named Elsie, her two boys David (20) and Camillo (20) and as of last week, a Canadian girl named Rachel (who’s doing the filming). As you notice in the video, I can’t stop laughing because … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: Plaza Cisneros in Central Medellin

Plaza de Cisneros (or Plaza Cisneros) is a concrete plaza in central Medellin complete with bamboo forests, water fountains and 300 massive posts that light up at night. Plaza Cisneros was named in honor of the famous Cuban engineer Francisco Javier Cisneros and was completed in 1924. I snapped this photo from the far end of the … Continued

Free Hand Jobs at the Medellin Futbol Match

Futbol in Argentina is intense, no doubt about it. I’ve experienced the pre-game antics and popular insanity at the Stadiums of Velez, River, Racing and Boca (pre-game only) in Buenos Aires. They were wild, sketchy and intimidating, but nothing in Argentina prepared me for the madness that is Colombian futbol (soccer) in Medellin. There are … Continued

March Update: Work Hard, Play Hard in Medellin

March Recap: The big news for the month of March was that I moved into a new apartment in Envigado with a Colombian Family. It’s just a few blocks away from my last place but it’s a world of difference. I speak Spanish everyday and my bed can fit 5 comfortably (my last bed barely … Continued

Follow Celebrities to the Sun

The Caribbean has always been a glamorous location but recently celebs have been swapping the sophistication of Monte Carlo and the excess of LA for the sandy beaches of this charming island chain. Whatever you think of Simon Cowell’s X factor decisions, you can’t argue with his taste in holidays. His private jet can routinely … Continued

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