How to Start a Fire

Posted by Ashley Atkinson-Leon on 13th Apr 2017

It can be intimidating to start a fire if you didn't learn how to when you were growing up, but with some patience, practice, and perhaps a little assistance from modern fire-starting products, you can create your own fire as well.Getting StartedIf you’re at a campsite, they’ll likely have a fire pit or fire ring for you to start your fire. At the very least, most will have a circle of large rocks so you can try to keep the fire contained. Idea...
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Don’t Wear Jerseys: Futbol in Argentina

Posted by Ashley Atkinson-Leon on 6th Apr 2017

Futbol in Buenos AiresThere’s no denying that futbol (or soccer as we call it in the US) is an integral part of many Latinos’ lives. They play it with their friends, they watch it on TV, they attend the games. It could be argued that many people feel their teams are representing the identity of their nations. It could certainly explain some of the passion and even violence surrounding this sport. Once, on a Friday afternoon, a Colombian fri...
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Introduction to Tokyo’s Neighborhoods (Part 2)

Posted by Ashley Atkinson-Leon on 30th Mar 2017

This is a primer to some of Tokyo’s neighborhoods and areas of interests, including famous attractions, cultural activities, foods, and more. To read about other Tokyo neighborhoods and the rest of Japan, click here.UenoIn Ueno, one of the most famous attractions is the statue of Saigo Takamori, “The Last Samurai.” Even though he’s been dead for a century, Japanese people still travel to see his statue and take pictures of him. In ess...
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