Category Archives: Travel

Punk Rock and Sharing in an Open Society

Being a teacher is the best job in the world, but sometimes it prevents me from having the punk rock lifestyle I dream of living (if I could stay up past 10PM more often). Case in point: I had to

Punk Rock and Sharing in an Open Society

Being a teacher is the best job in the world, but sometimes it prevents me from having the punk rock lifestyle I dream of living (if I could stay up past 10PM more often). Case in point: I had to

Wee Weekend in Scotland

I spent the past weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland and had a fantastic time! I took my mom as a present for her 65th birthday and it just so happened that the trip took place over MotherĀ“s Day weekend, so that

Wee Weekend in Scotland

I spent the past weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland and had a fantastic time! I took my mom as a present for her 65th birthday and it just so happened that the trip took place over MotherĀ“s Day weekend, so that

Adopt a Seedling – Bogota, Colombia

Imagine my surprise as I walk out of my apartment and past the park on the way to catch the Transmilenio. I pass this odd contraption holding a bunch of 2 litre pop bottles filled with dirt and seedlings. The

Adopt a Seedling – Bogota, Colombia

Imagine my surprise as I walk out of my apartment and past the park on the way to catch the Transmilenio. I pass this odd contraption holding a bunch of 2 litre pop bottles filled with dirt and seedlings. The

Colombia’s Minimum Wage Increases

According to Agenica EFE, Colombia’s minimum wage has been increased from 515,000 pesos per month (approx. $274 CAD) to 535,600 pesos (approx. $284 CAD) per month. This is a 20.600 peso increase, or about $10 Canadian. The monthly transportation subsidy

Colombia’s Minimum Wage Increases

According to Agenica EFE, Colombia’s minimum wage has been increased from 515,000 pesos per month (approx. $274 CAD) to 535,600 pesos (approx. $284 CAD) per month. This is a 20.600 peso increase, or about $10 Canadian. The monthly transportation subsidy

You had me at bacon wrapped!

I guess I never realized how much I talk about bacon, as the trend of bacon themed photos tagging me on Facebook and bacon themed gifts just keeps happening. I am going to give up trying to escape my reputation

You had me at bacon wrapped!

I guess I never realized how much I talk about bacon, as the trend of bacon themed photos tagging me on Facebook and bacon themed gifts just keeps happening. I am going to give up trying to escape my reputation

San Andresito – A Heaven for Shoppers

Today Marcela and I went to San Andresito San Jose. It is really an amazing place where you can buy absolutely anything, and everything is super cheap! The atmosphere of the place is just so interesting that it is fun

San Andresito – A Heaven for Shoppers

Today Marcela and I went to San Andresito San Jose. It is really an amazing place where you can buy absolutely anything, and everything is super cheap! The atmosphere of the place is just so interesting that it is fun

Mi Familia Colombiana

On Wednesday I realized what it is that really keeps drawing me back to Colombia. As much as I say it is the food, or the music, or any other number of amazing things about this country, there is one

Mi Familia Colombiana

On Wednesday I realized what it is that really keeps drawing me back to Colombia. As much as I say it is the food, or the music, or any other number of amazing things about this country, there is one