• 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: […]

  • Culture
  • LA files: Angeleno Culture

      Angeleno culture is a number of subcultures working together • Angeleno culture is a freeway• Angeleno culture is a helicopter humming in the distance• Angeleno culture is 85 degrees in October• Angeleno culture is 2 tacos al pastor at 2am• Angeleno culture is the story of immigrants looking for a better life, told by […]

  • New York
  • NYC Subway Life

    Like any good New Yorker, I learned to take the metro (subway). I am now fully dependent on it and am even starting to appreciate it. It’s usually dirty, hot, and crowded. More and more often, my fellow riders are aggressive and straight up weird; but you learn to live with it. My daily ride […]

  • 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 […]

  • Barcelona
  • The Wonderful Things: Cadaques

    The Wonderful Things Life is unpredictable. It takes you on winding paths and introduces you to experiences you never knew were possible.  Sometimes those paths diverge, opinions change, and things break. Sometimes you can put the pieces back together, and other times you can’t..  Whether you seek it or not, you will enter the unknown. […]