culture

June 1, 2015

So Long, Costa Rica, And Thanks For All The Beans

  By the time this publishes, I’ll be on my way to Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport for the last time in the foreseeable future. […]
April 23, 2015

Why You Should Forget Politics When Traveling

Travel, in my view, is one of the best tools in our arsenal to come to terms with one another’s existence. Considering how terrible humans have […]
March 24, 2015

How To Piss Off Someone From Cleveland

Say you’re from Cleveland when you’re not. Cleveland is as much a victim of suburban sprawl as almost jede andere amerikanische city, especially in the Rust […]
January 5, 2015

Why San José’s epic traffic jams are also an opportunity

Josefinos and the rest of the Central Valley’s commuters lament the morning and evening standstill traffic in San José. Cars are suddenly turned into turtles, inching […]
December 12, 2014

“They Tried To Bury Us. They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds.”

Not exactly a travel story here. Like, at all. But it is perhaps much more worthy of sharing here than any of my previous ramblings. Last […]
November 13, 2014

Four Ways San José, Costa Rica Nails Urbanism

A car runs a stop sign, almost taking a mother and her small child along for a ride on the hood. People walk alongside a highway because […]