• Culture
  • Tinder

    This was originally written in 2015, after moving to Colombia and looking for ways to meet cool people. Did not actually meet people. Now I’m in LA trying to meet cool people. My story has not changed. This can still totally be applied to today.  START: DOWNLOAD TINDER *Must be noted* My experience with Tinder is extremely limited: Mostly just 24-hour stints […]

  • Barcelona
  • Este Año: 2017

    The last few weeks of 2017, I began reflecting hard on the last year. I found that each experience I had encountered was seismic in its effect on myself and whatever my future holds. I didn’t set out for such a powerful year (or maybe I did subconsciously willed myself in that direction); but I took every […]

  • Colombia
  • Ajá Quiubo: De Nuevo en Bogotá.

    “Ajá quiubo” is a coloquial term in Colombia for saying “Hey, what’s up?”. Ajá, comes from the coastal region of Colombia to mean: “yes”, and used as a feeling of acknowledgement/recognition, while also not really meaning or saying anything at all. Quiubo, comes from “que hubo” (what happened) and has been shortened and simplified to: […]

  • Barcelona
  • Para Siempre Barcelona

    Today weighs heavy on my heart, as I got the terribly news that my beloved Barcelona became the latest victim to terrorism. I watched in horror at the scenes of innocent people bloody, injured, tearful, and scared on the streets I used to walk and live so happily and freely on. This year, Barcelona became […]

  • Culture
  • Cultural Research.

    So exactly 6 months ago (January 15) I boarded my plane to Barcelona to start, quite possibly, the most exciting adventure of my life. Barcelona taught me how to be alone, taught me empathy, introduced me to some of the most beautiful-minded people, forced me to think, question, and act. It motivated me, it surprised […]