Tag: travel

A short guide to long distance relationships

Before I even start, let me tell you this: they work. My three kids are a testimony to that. And this blog, in a weird way, is too. Because that was the reason I became a foreigner. You are not a foreigner until you are in a distant land, and I landed in foreign (for... Read more »

The smuggling of the Kinder egg, and else

Once upon a time, a very very young me (let’s say 15), planned with one of her best friends to become drug lords, be subsequently rich and live happily ever after. I know it’s not your typical teenage dream, but, hell, it was more realistic than prince charming.  And it was a heck of a... Read more »

When going back home doesn't look like in the movies

Every time I tell someone that I am spending seven weeks in Spain this summer they express their jealousy, envy, and disbelief. It’s all “Ooooh, aaaah, how lucky”. I guess they imagine me lounging around in perfect weather, hanging around with my people, drinking sangría and cooking paellas by the sun. I imagine that too.... Read more »