Making it as a Local in Mexico City (more specifically, Tlalpan, but nobody knows where that is!)

After I found out I had secured my first international teaching post, at La Escuela De Lancaster, in Mexico City; I didn’t think, “what about the cartel?” (unlike every other person I told). The first matter I wanted to tackle was, ‘how am I going to fit in?’. Tlalpan, the borough of D.F. (District Federal) was not going […]

Backpacking Can Be Disheartening (OR: How White Privilege and Entitlement Can Ruin Travelling)

  WARNING: If you voted for Trump you will not appreciate this post, you might as well just leave. Byeeeeee.   2012 was a better year to be British than 2018. I didn’t know that at the time. I was demoralised by a coalition of idiots running the country and frustrated by the audacity to […]