23 October 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Just The Next One In Line

The other night I met this Colombian girl. She was a cute and thin, a 20-something with long black hair and a sweet smile. It was a weekend night, and I had rolled into the club with my crew. I spotted her giving me the eye, and so in passing, I motioned for her to […]

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15 April 2013 ~ 3 Comments

A Simple Tactic To Handle Flakey Girls From Any Country

Every now and then I peak over at my analytics to see what posts on my blog people are reading the most… Do you know what is one of the top pages people see when they first come to this blog? It’s my post about flakey Colombian girls. I didn’t really intend this, but it’s […]

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08 August 2012 ~ 12 Comments

Girl Flaking, Brazilian Style

One of my posts that has grown in popularity and comments is the one called “The One Thing I Can’t Stand About Colombian Girls.” I’ve had numerous Colombians themselves comment on the post, including girls from Medellin who confirm exactly what I talk about. Well, I just went on a romp through Southern Brazil and […]

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11 July 2012 ~ 7 Comments

I Hate Hostels. I Love Hostels.

These past few weeks I found myself back in hostels for the first time in awhile. I hate hostels. When I walk in the front door carrying my suitcase, I have to navigate narrow walking spaces and doorways, side-stepping to people can get by, and doing nothing less than leg presses as I walk up […]

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06 May 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Dear Medellin…

We first met awhile ago, and you’ve stayed on my mind ever since. We’ve walked together, talked together, laughed together. We’ve gone out. We’ve shared intimate moments. The other night I was with you, and I looked into your eyes and told myself how much I wanted you. The truth that is I am tired […]

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20 March 2012 ~ 63 Comments

The One Thing I Can’t Stand About Colombian Girls

So, the other night, something happened to me which is not all that rare in Colombia. It was last night actually… but to get the whole picture we need to go back two nights ago. Let me give you the play-by-play. The following takes place on a Sunday night via Facebook chat. The girl I’m […]

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27 February 2012 ~ 9 Comments

The Effect Of Long Term Travel On Relationships

When you travel for a long period of time what happens to your relationships? This is the question I was considering the other day as a few buddies and I were enjoying a round of rum and coke at a local bar in Medellin. I didn’t consider the question aloud, as we were discussing some […]

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23 February 2012 ~ 7 Comments

Why I Am Going To Colombia… Again

Well hello, Colombia, it’s nice to see you again. I recently returned to the city of Medellin, Colombia for what I expect to be a stellar multi-month stay in the country. Medellin, to me, is such a cool place. It’s what I call super-liveable, a place that can easily begin to feel like home. Initially, […]

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29 December 2011 ~ 2 Comments

How The Hell Did I End Up Here? And Other Memories From 2011

The 2011 year has raced by faster than any year I can remember. It has been one of the most eye-opening, inspiring, life-altering years of my life in so many ways. This blog hardly begins to scratch the surface it all. But what makes me chuckle often are the moments when I say to myself […]

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31 May 2011 ~ 12 Comments

How My Life Has Significantly Changed After My First Trip Abroad

As some of you may know, I returned to the US in early May 2011 from Colombia, a trip which was my first extended experience abroad. When I got back I noticed I was different. It’s difficult to describe, but going abroad has changed me in some major ways. Some of them are internal… Nowadays, […]

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