Buenos Aires is a beautiful city. It’s a place I had wanted to go for a very long time and when I finally visited, it still took me by surprise with just how great it was. As soon as you arrive in “BA”, as it’s often called, you know you’re in a special place. What […]
There was a building in Queens* that you could see from the 7 train that had beautiful graffiti. The colors were vibrant, the portrait of Hendrix was spot on and to be honest, it was one of the highlights of the borough. And then there’s the graffiti in Santiago, Chile. I think we can all […]
Over the years we have been fortunate enough to visit some pretty interesting places. In the beginning, we were eager to buy stuff everywhere we went. But over time we’ve come to value different things and often don’t bring anything back at all anymore. One souvenir we almost always do keep is a bit of […]
I love side-trips. Sometimes a good side-trip can be even better than the main trip. Since we’re all about maximizing our time traveling we try to pack a lot in. This means that when I discovered Colonia del Sacramento (just “Colonia” to locals) while planning a trip to Buenos Aires, I knew we had to […]
If you climb to the top of San Cristóbal Hill in Santiago, Chile (one of many San Cristóbal’s on the continent of South America), you will surely observe every vendor selling Mote con Huesillos. It is an unfamiliar and curiously complex drink which translates to dried peaches with…wheat. Yes, wheat. It’s probably the only time outside […]
When you think of Colombia, there’s a good chance you mentally reference this video clip… Harrison Ford and his friends may not be typical tourists, but that doesn’t change the main take-away of this movie from being that Colombia is incredibly scary and dangerous – especially for Americans. For many (myself included), this misconception of […]
When I was growing up, there were two places we would go for summer vacation each year: Montauk, at the end of Long Island, or Provincetown, at the end of Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Montauk was always a good time, but Provincetown was really special. Whereas Montauk was only about two hours from our home […]
A collection of photos featuring Cartagena street food carts which feature a delicious mix of tasty Colombian fare set among the ancient streets of the old city. Visit Oh The People You Meet for full story. Like it? Share it!