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- Be the dog in the red coat. Eyes open in Santiago's Bio Bio flea market 2 weeks ago Where guidebooks will never send you, there are still always treasures to be found. Sometimes surgical supplies, or coffee and a cinnamon roll. You never know, so you just have to keep your eyes open.
- Martinez de Rozas feria report, with bonus injuries and apartment insults 3 months ago More than just a feria report. Snarky signs, culinary background, broken bones (or not) and everyone's favorite, plumbing issues.
- The Best Souvenir, part II, Madrid 3 months ago It took me a long time to find it, the best souvenir of a trip to Madrid. I don’t eat ham, and I don’t believe it travels particularly well. I couldn’t possibly contain the energy and giganticness and overtouristed and hot and sweaty and perfect glass of gazpacho at any time of the day, and...
- Hiking in a dreamed-of place on the Azores 4 months ago Always. That’s how long I’ve wanted to go to the Azores for. Well, for as long as I can remember. What brought you here is a common enough question whenever you go someplace slightly off the beaten path, but go to the Azores if you never get tired of that question. Also, be warned that […]
- A non-ode to sopaipillas pasadas, tales of failed expat experimentation in Chilean food 5 months ago Every rainy day in winter, Chileans coo, “que rico,” and head to the closest supermarket, casino (cafeteria) or grandmother’s house to get their sopaipillas pasadas on. Sopaipillas, which you might know from other Latin American cuisines, are round disks of dough, deep fried. In Chile,...
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