What’s a repat to do during lockdown? Or an expat, or anybody for that matter? Here are some idea.
Explaining how I divested from any emotional attachment to the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
Comparing crime data on Missouri to Peru, along with all the other U.S., Latin America, Europe and more. Select states sorted by murder rate.
I take to task a poorly educated reader who mischaracterizes several aspects of American culture in a futile attempt to defend Colombian food.
On the best image to come out of the Trump presidency: the banquet for college football champions Clemson Tigers.
Explaining my typical gringo transformation from seeing “Latino” as a race, which it’s not, to a culture. Inspired by a poem by Noel Quiñones.
Anecdote from a hipster bar in St. Louis and the “blue bubble” which are a bit of culture shock for an expat on a visit home from Latin America.
Anecdote from a bank in suburban St. Louis illustrating a bit of culture shock for an expat on a visit home from Latin America.
A rebuttal against a Guardian op-ed which argues that white, middle-class cocaine users are complicit in the violence of narcoterrorism and the drug war.
Navigating the cultural nuances and language barriers of the English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh at an Irish pub in Lima. Alternate Title: An Ode to our Friends from the Other Side of the Pond.
A detailed explanation on how to objectively judge the world’s best cuisine, and a detailed profile of American foods including steaks, seafood, salads and more.
We need security guards with an AR-15 in every classroom of every American school. We don’t need less guns snowflakes, we need more!
I kindly respond to a poorly educated Argentine, Jorge, who takes issue with several points in my groundbreaking article, Expats > Regular Gringos.
My thoughts on why, in time, expats in Latin America may come to prefer the company of other expats in Latin America over non-expat gringos.