Jan 25, 2018
Growing up in Ecuador, Carolina Loza-León didn’t feel particularly close to her father. He was withdrawn and not very affectionate; a military man who loved reading American books. But while Carolina felt distant from her dad, he in turn was close with an American couple who hosted him when he was an exchange student...
Jan 18, 2018
Fabián Mauricio Martínez discovered his love for travel through his other passion – literature. So when he first read Jack Kerouac’s novel, "On the Road," he dreamed of crossing the United States from coast to coast as the main characters in the book had. One day, he decided it was time to make the trip his own.
Jan 11, 2018
Actress Trinidad Piriz traveled to Berlin to study theater,
hoping to fall in love and improve her quality of life. But six
months later, she returned home having only accomplished one thing:
to get scammed by a woman whose name would forever be etched in her
memory — Helen Brown.
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Jan 4, 2018
María Elizabeth Soto had never traveled to Asia before her office sent her on a three-week business trip to China. She wasn't prepared for the culture shock she'd face there. But the real surprise wouldn't come until she returned home to Chile.
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