Remembering Anthony Bourdain

June 25, 1956 – June 8, 2018 An ode to Anthony Bourdain – traveler, ambassador for good, honest food, and one of the great storytellers. I was in the Philippines when I learned about Anthony Bourdain’s passing. Bourdain loved this country for its delicious food and fascinating culture. The people

The Irish in Argentina – Resources

Argentina has the world’s 5th biggest population of Irish descendants, a fact I didn’t know until I visited the country. Personalities like Admiral William Brown (founder of the Argentine Navy), Che Guevara (Grandson of an Irish Immigrant), and Violet Jessop (Titanic survivor and inspiration for the character “Rose” in the

Violet Jessop: Irish-Argentine Traveller & Titanic Survivor

Violet Jessop, Argentina-born daughter of Irish Immigrants lived to the ripe old age of 83 years. A long life for someone born in 1887 when you consider that early 20th-century life expectancy was much lower than it is today. What’s more interesting, however, is that Jessop managed to cheat death

Admiral William Brown – The Irish Founder Of Argentina’s Navy

Guillermo Brown, born William Brown, is probably the most well-known Irish person to have made a name for himself in Latin America. As the first admiral of the Argentine navy and a highly respected and victorious leader, Admiral William Brown influenced Argentina more than any other immigrant from Ireland. William

Che Guevara’s Irish Roots – The Irish in Argentina

Che Guevara Lynch is a legend in several countries. A traveller and nomad, explorer, hero, villain, liberator, oppressor, killer, politician, and icon. He’s also one of the most famous Irish-Argentine personalities along with William Brown, the Irish founder of the Argentine Navy. Guevara is well known for being a leading