I don't want to work

I studied computer engineering. And for us geeks, there’s only one place to be in the world if you want to be called “the cool kid” instead of “the nerd”. And that’s San Francisco. The Silicon Valley. The Mecca of all tech stuff. I managed to get an…

Hitchhiking in Mexico

I’m not an experienced hitchhiker. Before this current trip, I’ve only hitchhiked once: from San Francisco to Mount Rushmore. It was because I had one week of holidays and nothing better to do, so I wanted to try hitchhiking. Plus hitching through half of the United States sounded…

My Very First Impressions of Mexico

I didn’t know much about Mexico before crossing the border. Tequila, sombrero, large moustache. And fiestas. I had no Mexican Lonely Planet or any other travel guide, I forgot all the Spanish I learnt in high school, I knew nobody in Mexico; I just had in mind I wanted…

Why I Hate the New Couchsurfing Website

I didn’t want to write this article at first, I was planning to write one about my very first impressions of Mexico. It would have been a happier article, maybe. But today I was using the website version of Couchsurfing to plan my next trip, and man was I…

The Morning of my Life

Go to school, work hard, get a good job, buy a nice house, take a two week vacation, retire, take a year long vacation, die. That is the introduction from a guest post written by Jamie from The Great Big Scary World. When I read it for the first time,…