SUMMARY: Macro vs. micro-corruption as well as intentional corruption vs. accidental corruption make four quadrants of potential corruption in Latin America.
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.
Highlights from a recent article by Richard McColl about Christopher Kavanagh, AKA “The Mick,” the subject of Mad Outta Me Head.
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.
Who put the black-hat SEO links on the website of the Santa Catalina monastery, the 5th most visited tourist site in Peru?
An overview of the Arequipa tradition of sucking bones and eating skin, as well as some local varieties of animal organs.
Description of the beach town, Mollendo, in southern Peru with over 70 pictures
Previewing the Expat Chronicles Podcast, including a free download of a chapter from the Mad Outta Me Head audiobook.
A look at Inca Kola’s epic failure to sell a chicha morada soda.
My review of 30 Days of Discipline by Victor Pride.
Announcing the publication of Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.