What’s a repat to do during lockdown? Or an expat, or anybody for that matter? Here are some idea.
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.
Some training videos of myself and wife doing squats (140kg and 60kg respectively), overhead squats, deadlifts and more to show how Maca Nitro powers workouts.
Ridiculing the habits you see in Latin American gyms as evidenced in the Spanish viral video, “La Edad es un Estado Mental” by El Hormiguito.
A playlist of songs which the video is interesting for children to watch and the music is good or at least tolerable for adults.
A playlist of Spanish-language songs for children featuring Canciones de la Granja and classics like Pulgarcito and Don Pepito Verdulero.
The case for why Spanish-style bullfighting is art, culture, drama, death and all that. Extracts from Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon.”
A look at Inca Kola’s epic failure to sell a chicha morada soda.
An excerpt from Mad Outta Me Head on the old El Cartucho district of Bogota, which was a un-policed neighborhood of drugs and addiction.
A playlist of rock en español hits, old and new, good and bad.
Alternate Title: My Soccer Rant – Discussing the pros and cons of soccer and its growing popularity in the United States.
I discuss the difference in attitudes toward dogs in Latin America vs. the U.S.
Explaining why, contrary to what a lot of idiots say, Latinas are not exotic.
My top Lima tourism recommendations, including gastronomy, La Punta de Callao, Magic Water Circuit, Gamarra, Larco Museum, and more.