Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Celeste Marion

After 4 years in Peru, Celeste traces the evolution of her feelings towards her home country, the United States and discusses the influences of the places she's lived on her national identity.

In English

Monday, July 21, 2008

Luis Enrique Munoz

Contemplating leaving his beloved Peru for the United States, Lucho shares what he'll miss about home.

In Spanish

Monday, June 30, 2008

Amy Kunkel

Amy from Illinois may not be singing its praises, but by caring enough about her home country to have the opinions and observations she shares with No Place Like, she shows another kind of patriotism.

In English

Friday, May 16, 2008

Javier Larroquet

Javier is regularly extracting his thermos so that he can consume his traditional mate (Argentinian tea), where ever he goes. He explains the ritual involved with mate and a little about those things from home that he's not able to bring with him.
Check out Javier's blog, where he writes about food and cooking in South America.


In Spanish

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Karina Lanna

Karina is lucky enough to come from Rio, in Brasil. I spoke to her while she was travelling around Peru and the rest of South America about the heat she misses and the interesting way fellow South Americans (particularly males) will commonly respond to her nationality with unwanted attention.

In English and Portuguese

Friday, March 28, 2008

Fricke Oosten

Milk, peroxided politicians and free transport for students are some things Fricke says her home country, the Netherlands, has to offer.

In English

Thursday, March 13, 2008


I met Paulo in his beautiful hometown of Viña Del Mar, Chile. Perhaps he's sick of the amazing beaches at his doorstep because he didn't mention them as reasons he likes Chile. Like many people I speak to, his family and the people of his country were the most important to him.

In Spanish

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Harriet Harding

Harriet Harding from Sydney, Australia couldn't quite put her finger on what makes Australia feel like home, but she was proud of the recent apology to Australia's Aborigines.

In English

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Syama Kunda

Syama Kunda grew up both in Uruguay and Peru. He explains how his hippy parents moved him and his 5 siblings around and that his heart belongs to the beaches of Uruguay and the mountains of Peru.

In Spanish

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Rachel Amosu

Rachel is from London England and has been working and living in Peru for 3 months. I ask her how she feels about her home country, England.
In English

Sunday, January 6, 2008

Mayten M Sanchez Ruiz

I met Mayten in Chincha, Peru, where she is helping children in the surrounding communities who have lost their homes in the recent earthquake.

In English