Tags » Gringolandia

Safe at home?

Thanks to Fidel Rodriguez for this:

I’m thinking of moving back to where I’m from.

Before I moved to this small ciudad, I should’ve taken precautions and done some research because I had no idea that it was this bad.

605 more words

Exploring New Town in Quito!

Since we had pretty thoroughly covered Old Town on day one in Quito, we decided to creep slowly northward to La Mariscal on day two. We started our journey through La Alameda Parque, a tiny triangle park with an adorable paddle-boat river! 265 more words


Food, culture, and...

We all have our own reasons to move to Mexico… Roxana Bangara’s are not the typical gringo ones, and that’s all to the good.


Tourists, refugees, and deportees...

There is nothing wrong with this person’s question, and it’s admirable that the person is seeking to improve their Spanish… much as I did, by reading children’s books. 822 more words


When Gringolandia sends their people, they're not sending their best...

Via various Mexican media:

13-February 2017 (Mexico City)  Timothy Paul Hitchcock, a US citizen, was arrested by the Investigative Police (PDI) for pedophilia.

Using forged papers, and calling himself Tim Andrews, Hitchcock was a teacher at the prestigious Westhill Institute Kinder in Lomas de Chapultepec. 426 more words


The peso's back, and you're gonna be sorry...

Via Ignacio Fariza in El País (my quick and dirty translation):

It’s a paradox for the currency market. If any currency was in the spotlight following the arrival of Donald Trump , it was the Mexican peso. 285 more words

Economy & Business