Accidental Corruption

Posted on 07. Jul, 2015 by .

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SUMMARY: Macro vs. micro-corruption as well as intentional corruption vs. accidental corruption make four quadrants of potential corruption in Latin America.

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A Gringo’s Intro to Reggaeton Playlist

Posted on 20. Jun, 2015 by .

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SUMMARY: A reggaeton playlist to introduce gringos to the genre. Songs by Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, J Alvarez, Farruko, Wisin y Yandel, Cosculluela, Calle 13, and more.

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The Man Behind the Mick

Posted on 06. Jun, 2015 by .

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Highlights from a recent article by Richard McColl about Christopher Kavanagh, AKA “The Mick,” the subject of Mad Outta Me Head.

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Be a Mindful Expat

Posted on 02. May, 2015 by .

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SUMMARY: My rant on an uninformed critique of one of my books, an admission of my own ignorance in the past, and a book list to help prospective expats be mindful.

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Who Spammed Santa Catalina?

Posted on 01. Mar, 2015 by .

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Who put the black-hat SEO links on the website of the Santa Catalina monastery, the 5th most visited tourist site in Peru?

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Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts are not Paleo

Posted on 09. Feb, 2015 by .

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An overview of the Arequipa tradition of sucking bones and eating skin, as well as some local varieties of animal organs.

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Mollendo, Peru in Pictures

Posted on 06. Feb, 2015 by .

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Description of the beach town, Mollendo, in southern Peru with over 70 pictures

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Expat Chronicles Meets Audio

Posted on 21. Jan, 2015 by .

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Previewing the Expat Chronicles Podcast, including a free download of a chapter from the Mad Outta Me Head audiobook.

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La Moradita: Epic Marketing FAIL in Peru

Posted on 20. Jan, 2015 by .

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A look at Inca Kola’s epic failure to sell a chicha morada soda.

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30 Days of Discipline Review

Posted on 17. Jan, 2015 by .

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My review of 30 Days of Discipline by Victor Pride.

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Mad Outta Me Head Published

Posted on 07. Jan, 2015 by .

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Announcing the publication of Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.

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Vote for the Mad Outta Me Head cover

Posted on 26. Dec, 2014 by .

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PLEASE HELP by rating your favorite covers for Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.

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