Hydra, Lovers’ Paradise

I was an Athenian last Summer, and like any good Athenian, I used to take weekend trips to islands near Athens. My favorite escapade was to Hydra, The island famous for the absence of motor vehicles (you can choose between walking or riding a donkey) is extremely chic, with stylish shops and luxury accommodation. The […]


Make America Grope Again – My Take on Trump´s Pussygate for TBS

Donald Trump’s robotic teleprompter-induced apology about talking about touching women’s privates without asking for their permission, is yet another reminder that the U.S. election is going to be decided exactly like a wrestling match. Did anybody doubt that Trump looks down on women? Wasn’t the fact that he has married one Barbie after another proof […]

El Seguro de Viajes de Assist Card es una sutil estafa

Assist Card me cubrio por una emegencia de salud en Roma. Cuando la doctora recomendo que viajara en posicion horizontal, temiendo tener que pagar un pasaje de primera clase, los aseguradores se desdijeron de su promesa de cubrir mis gastos de estancia forzada en Roma por reposo y me dejaron virtualmente sin cobertura. Assist Card […]

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Viaje hacia la luz – Nicolás Ibarburu prepara su próximo disco

Nico Ibarburu es una persona que me ha enseñado muchas cosas a lo largo de mi vida. Sobre todo, a escuchar, a dejar ser. Y no es porque sea o pretenda ser un ejemplo de nada. Nico es alguien que igual se queda hablando quince minutos con un tipo de la calle que le quiere contar […]


Europe à la carte – Which Type of Europe Trip is Right for You?

One of the many reasons to travel to Europe is the variety of experiences you can plan. With different countries all close together, Europe is a haven for backpacking and touring. But how do you decide what type of trip to take? These pointers can help you decide which area of Europe might be best […]


Hope for humanity – Pepe Mujica´s Speech at UNASUR

Here is another translation by a wonderful speech by Mujica. Enjoy and live well. Dream good dreams, and fight for them. Dear compatriots, presidents, gentlemen, foreign affairs ministers, colleagues of these years of vicissitudes, I have to thank you infinitely.I am a rough kind of peasant and the only merit I have is being a […]


Tropic Thunder – A Fabulous Ethnic Popup Restaurant Experience in Montevideo

I have heard many visitors to Montevideo complain about the scarcity of ethnic food in our lovely city. Once in a while, however, we are pleasantly surprised by exotic food of the highest level. More often than not, Tropic Thunder´s popup restaurant experience is involved. I first met chef Pablo Cordoba as an exquisite cinematographer. […]


A Taste of the Exotic – Top 3 Places for Portuguese Food in Macau

Macau has always captured my imagination for its rich traditions and unique qualities. Once a Portuguese colony, it is today a special administrative region of China, just like Hong Kong. Thanks to its colonial past, it offers some fabulous Portuguese cuisine, which has earned several well-deserved Michelin stars. Macau is, however, more famous for its […]

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