Archive for 'peru'

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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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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Rock en Español Playlist: Yea or Nay?

Posted on 05. Aug, 2014 by .

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A playlist of rock en español hits, old and new, good and bad.

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Former Smuggler on the Peru Two

Posted on 24. Jul, 2014 by .

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A look at the ‘Peru Two’, Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid, who were caught smuggling cocaine from Peru. With analysis of the industry from a former smuggler.

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Miscellaneous Lima Pictures

Posted on 24. Jun, 2014 by .

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Over 100 new Lima pictures featuring Lince, Surco, Pueblo Libre, San Isidro, Parque de la Exposicion, and more.

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New Lima Pictures

Posted on 23. Jun, 2014 by .

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Featuring over 100 new Lima pictures including Cercado, Miraflores, Barranco, and more.

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Why You Should Not Work Abroad

Posted on 10. May, 2014 by .

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Reasons Not to Work Abroad – a point-by-point response to Mark Manson’s article, “Why Young Americans Should Work Overseas.”

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Pictures from Lima Travel Guide

Posted on 02. Apr, 2014 by .

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Pictures from the soon-to-be-published Lima Travel Guide.

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Dogs in Latin America vs. the U.S.

Posted on 19. Mar, 2014 by .

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I discuss the difference in attitudes toward dogs in Latin America vs. the U.S.

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