Chile, Life Advice, Uncategorized

The Santiago Scam – First Few Minutes

There I was! I took my first few steps out of the airplane in the Santiago airport in Chile. The emotions taking over my way of thinking. I was nervous. No, I was excited. No, I was ready! Or so I thought. I had just got done talking to a nice Venezuelan family who was… Continue reading The Santiago Scam – First Few Minutes

Expat, Life Advice, Lima, Uncategorized

Dangerous Places in Lima – Visit with Caution

Recently someone reached out to me and told me they were visiting Peru in the next year. I jumped for joy at the possible thought of someone coming down to Lima, and maybe seeing a familiar face. They asked me for advice on places not to go for lack of security, criminal activity, and overall… Continue reading Dangerous Places in Lima – Visit with Caution

Life Advice, Lima, Peru

The benefits of traveling

Where to start! So you want to know the benefits of traveling?! What could possibly be so great about traveling long term. Well, let me tell you that traveling is not all about sitting on a beach all day drinking margaritas - but I can do that more often now since the ocean is like… Continue reading The benefits of traveling

Life Advice, Living Local, Personal Growth

The Gringo Grind

Buenas tardes mis amigos! Doing that Gringo Grind on the daily! What is the Gringo Grind? The Gringo Grind is the new way I live life now. This new concept was created by the great Oriana herself with the definition of something close to this: "A privileged white individual moving to another country to basically… Continue reading The Gringo Grind

Life Advice, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

The Dangers of Being in the Comfort Zone – How to get out of it

Ahh, the comfort zone. Something so nice, and something so hindering for growth. The comfort zone can be nice sometimes, a safe haven if you will, but it also can hinder your personal growth, your profesional growth, or even your social growth. The comfort zone is all around us: in our jobs, our homes, our… Continue reading The Dangers of Being in the Comfort Zone – How to get out of it