A lot can change in one year, and still not change at all

One year ago I was celebrating my birthday with an extra deal of excitement: in a bar one-block-away from the White House, wearing a “Nasty Women” t-shirt, surrounded by friends anxiously and happily waiting for the first women to be elected President of the United States. Just like me, there were other foreigners who had…Read more A lot can change in one year, and still not change at all

Let’s get personal: Adiós Ecuador, goodbye my friend

Hello world! Sorry for my absence, things have been complicated around here. I have news: I quit my job- say hello to unemployment, I left Ecuador- where am I going to work next?, and recently, I lost an amazing person to suicide, which has been a real shock.   First, I quit my job. Among many…Read more Let’s get personal: Adiós Ecuador, goodbye my friend

Privilege, the expat-syndrome and DACA

I don’t want to get into politics, but as a person who has lived in several countries, had to deal with immigration, and has a normal sense of what is right, I can’t afford to stay quiet. Throughout my journey in the developing world, I’ve met lots of self-called ‘expats’. Very good heartened people, mostly…Read more Privilege, the expat-syndrome and DACA

Ecuador: beauties and cultural shock

Today it’s been two months since I moved to Ecuador and I have to say it’s been a pleasant surprise. The people are incredibly warm and nice, and everywhere there are beautiful things to be seen. So far I’ve been to the south, east and the center of Ecuador, and I am living in the…Read more Ecuador: beauties and cultural shock