Category: Travel

Which Two Lenses Should You Bring on Your Travels?

No doubt about it…I brought waaaaaay too much photo gear on this trip! Part of the problem is that I generally choose to err on the side of caution, rather than deal with pangs of regret later on. As I was going to be gone for 8 months, I thought it prudent to pack everything I thought ...

Foto Fridays: El Rey del Chori (Buenos Aires)

The grillmaster preparing choripan at the San Telmo Street Market in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

uruguay couple with tattoo on streets of montevideo

Foto Fridays: Streets of Montevideo (Uruguay)

The strength of the tatoo culture in South America has definitely caught me by surprise as I was really unaware as to its influence in both Uruguay and Argentina (I honestly don’t think I’ve met anyone in Buenos Aires who doesn’t have at least one tattoo).  I’ve seen some inspiring work while I’ve been down here, ...

Restaurant Review: Chef Burger in Medellin (Colombia)

Here’s my quick recommendation for anyone looking to munch on a juicy, tasty burger while traveling in Medellin. Especially during long-term travels, you may find yourself wanting a quick taste of home. Chef Burger is definitely as a good a place as any that I’ve been to in Colombia to sate that specific craving. Though ...

a steel flower sculpture aka Floralis Genérica found in buenos aires argentina

Foto Fridays: Floralis Genérica (Buenos Aires)

Located in the Plaza de las Naciones Unidas, the Floralis Genérica is a steel and aluminum sculpture that stands at 23 meters (75 feet) tall, and was designed by architect Eduardo Catalano to look like a flower with its six distinct ‘petals’. What make the steel flower unique is that it’s an automated sculpture controlled by ...

maxi and nahir perform a beautiful bachata in buenos aires

Workshop and Dance Performance Videos from the Kizombachata Weekender (Buenos Aires)

As many of my readers can probably tell, I’ve been spending quite a lot of time on the dance floor here in Buenos Aires.  As most of my days and nights have been filled with either bachata or tango, I thought I’d change it up by adding a little kizomba last weekend.  Luckily, Sara Lopez ...

Foto Fridays: Escaleras Eléctricas en la Comuna 13 (Medellin)

Located in what was once one of Medellin’s most dangerous neighborhoods, you’ll find this symbol of the city’s dedication to urban development. To read an interesting article that goes into the impact the escalators have had on the citizens of Comuna 13, click on the following link: [Escaleras Eléctricas]