• TRAVEL

    Cartagena

    Cartagena de Indias is a 16th-century treasure rich in history and culture, of cobbled streets and pastel-coloured walls, of arcaded squares and elegant promenades on the Caribbean coast. This charismatic Colonial town is a…

    April 18, 2017
  • TRAVEL

    Medellín

    Month 3 of Remote Year has me living and working in breathtaking Medellín, the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of Antioquia. I fell in love with this city the moment I arrived…

    April 13, 2017
  • LIFESTYLE

    Colombian Ajiaco Soup

      Ajiaco is a classic chicken and potato soup from the mountains around Bogotá. I had it several times living in the city, and it quickly became a staple in my diet. This soup is about as simple, delicious,…

    March 23, 2017
  • TRAVEL

    Bogotá pt. 2

    The second half of my stay here in Bogotá was so much better than the first half. I feel that I grew emotionally and physically this month, and even though it was challenging at times,…

    March 3, 2017
  • DESIGN

    Barranquilla Carnival Style

    Carnaval de Barranquilla, the second largest Carnival in the world after Rio de Janeiro, is a force to be reckoned with. Barranquilla’s Carnival is also Colombia’s most important folkloric celebration. The carnival has traditions…

    February 22, 2017
  • TRAVEL

    Bogotá pt. 1

    Month 2 of Remote Year has me living and working in Colombia’s sprawling capital, Bogotá. The city itself is surrounded by Andean peaks and filled with urban sophistication and colonial wonder. It is the third-highest capital in…

    February 22, 2017
  • TRAVEL

    Mexico City pt. 2

    The second half of month one in Mexico City went by way too quickly. I had been in a little bit of a funk ever since I got back from Cuba. I was in…

    January 31, 2017
  • TRAVEL

    Havana, Cuba

    First things first, Havana‘s absolutely beautiful. Probably one of the most gorgeous cities I’ve ever seen and like nowhere else I’ve ever been to before. The architecture and colors are mind-boggling, yet it is…

    January 19, 2017
  • TRAVEL

    Mexico City pt. 1

    The first month of the Remote Year experience begins in Mexico City. Mexico City or CDMX is the 5th largest city in the world, only outnumbered by Tokyo, NYC, Sao Paulo, and Seoul. I…

    January 11, 2017
  • LIFESTYLE

    Travel Essentials

    Traveling can be stressful and overwhelming at times. From the long lines to crowded spaces with unfiltered air, it can take a toll on your mental health and overall well-being. It is always best…

    January 10, 2017