Tag Archives: tourism

Ten Things to Do in Bogota

Posted on 19. Apr, 2018 by .

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An expat’s list of the top 10 things to do in Bogota including Monserrate, Salt Cathedral, Chapinero, Botero Museum, Zona Rosa, La Candelaria, Usaquen and more.

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Top Five Spots to Burn One in Lima

Posted on 31. Jan, 2018 by .

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The best places to get baked in in Lima, Peru: Pantanos de Villa, La Punta del Callao, Magic Water Circuit, Malecon of Miraflores and Cerro San Cristobal in Rimac.

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An Update on Sex Tour Operators in Latin America

Posted on 29. Oct, 2017 by .

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An update of three sex tourism operators in Latin America: David Strecker (Cuba Dave), Jay Harry Drivas (Colombia Jake) and Noah Goldberg (Medellin Paisa).

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Why Arequipa if Awful for Children

Posted on 10. Jan, 2017 by .

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Arequipa in southern Peru is unaccommodating for children and offers few family-friendly activities.

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Lima Shantytown Tour in Villa El Salvador

Posted on 15. Nov, 2016 by .

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Review and pictures of a shantytown tour in the Villa El Salvador district of Lima, Peru.

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CDMX: Why Your Next Vacation Should be Mexico

Posted on 20. Oct, 2016 by .

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Over 300 pictures of Mexico City’s top tourist attractions including Zocalo, Teotihuacan, Basilica de Guadalupe, Coyoacan, Xochimilco, Chapultepec and more.

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Does Uruguay Suck?

Posted on 11. Aug, 2016 by .

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After a trip to Costa Rica fell through for unforeseen visa requirements for the Peruvian wife, I pose the question: does Montevideo, Uruguay suck?

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Bullfighting: Art, Culture, Drama, Death

Posted on 12. Dec, 2015 by .

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The case for why Spanish-style bullfighting is art, culture, drama, death and all that. Extracts from Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon.”

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Sex Tourism, Free Speech and Cuba Dave in a Costa Rica Prison

Posted on 24. Nov, 2015 by .

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Whoremonger David Strecker, a.k.a. “Cuba Dave,” is locked up in Costa Rica for promoting sex tourism. Strecker’s case raises questions of free speech in Latin America.

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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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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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