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First-hand observations from the frontier of the migrant crisis

My girlfriend, Em, and I spent the past two days volunteering at a refugee camp in southern Slovenia. It was insightful. Read about our experience and observations.

During four months of living and traveling in central and eastern Europe we had shared many [...]

Itchy Upper Lips: A Snapshot into the Bolivarian Cult

Setting the Stage
I had just returned from two weeks of epic adventuring at the FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro and was ready to re-immerse myself in the craziness of Caracas.

July 5th was Independence Day. I wanted to find a celebration. I polled some of my [...]

First Impressions of Caracas

Earlier this month I began work as a summer student in the Caracas office of an international law firm. After a generous endorsement from a friend, months of strategically timed emails and lots of luck, I was ecstatic to accept an offer of employment in February. My [...]