Zero Waste Week in Barcelona

Barcelona was a Zero Waste dream! Bulk shops selling pasta, soap, nut butters, WINE, detergents, and dried fruits, plastic free bakeries,  waste sorting bins, and independent produce shops - it was all there. Over the course of the week we were in Barcelona I visited a handful of bulk stores and other mention-worthy shops selling … Continue reading Zero Waste Week in Barcelona

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Moving to Spain!

When I was in my early 20s the opportunity came up for me to apply for Spanish citizenship. See, both my paternal grandparents were born there, but left as young children with their families, fleeing from Franco's persecution. Eventually, they arrived in Mexico where they were welcomed as refugees. It was my late grandfather's birth … Continue reading Moving to Spain!

Coming Back Up from the Deep – on depression and getting better

Around this time last year, I was going through a very hard time. It was month 7 of traveling (plastic free) in South East Asia with Fernando, I had just finished a 10 day silent Vipassana meditation course, and was spending the next 2 weeks doing a work exchange at a place called Rainforest Camp … Continue reading Coming Back Up from the Deep – on depression and getting better