Global Goulets Video Update 8/15 – Palmares, Costa Rica

Live from Palmares, Costa Rica, where today is Dia de la Madre! Happy Mother’s Day, from Costa Rica. Here’s the latest: – We crossed into Costa Rica and hit the beaches of Tamarindo, where we got to spend time with our friends Charlie and Sabrina from NYC – We learned how to smoke tuna in […]

Global Goulets Featured in La Prensa, Honduras’ #1 Newspaper

Our recent article, “The Murder Capital of the World That Isn’t”, made a big splash around Honduras and on the interwebs. But in case you’d prefer to read the article in Spanish, or just want to test your Spanish skillz, La Prensa, Honduras’ #1 newspaper, has translated the article and published it in print and […]

The “Murder Capital of the World” That Isn’t – A Visit to San Pedro Sula

This article is also published on Medium.com Don’t Go To Honduras This is what we were told by countless travelers, websites, guide books, friends and family, and we took it to heart. When planning our drive from NYC to Argentina, we planned to spend as little time as possible in Honduras. Along the way something […]

Thank You to Everyone Who Helped Us Wish Walter a Happy Birthday!

Hey Goulets, Yesterday, August 7th, was our dear friend Walter’s birthday. We reached out to you all for help in wishing him a happy birthday, and you responded with more enthusiasm than we could have possibly imagined. Walter told us that the video was the best thing that happened to him on his birthday, and […]

Global Goulets Video Update – 8/8, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

It’s the first ever Goulet video update! Live from sleeping in our in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Here’s the latest: – Eric has chocolate on his face from our surprise chocolate bar eaten 5 minutes before this video – We were generously gifted a NEW ALTERNATOR(!) directly flown from the U.S. by our friend […]

Chapter 25: Car Hell in Nicaragua

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from July 22 to August 2 (Days 113 – 125): This post is written under sullen circumstances. Shrouded in a black cloud of doom, we sit in a café in San Juan del Sur, the gringo party capital of Central America, on a Sunday, the day […]

Chapter 24: Tales from El Transito

The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from July 15 to July 21 (Days 106 – 112) Story Highlights: We stumble into the amazing beach town of El Transito Excited by the work of NICA, we film the school and make them a promo video Oliver, an unforgettable little boy, leads us to the heart of […]

Chapter 23: Gnarly Nicaraguan Nights

The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from July 10 to July 14 (Days 101 – 105) Story Highlights: A firehouse becomes the final host site for our stay in Honduras We meet up with our buddy Parker in Nicaragua and get into gringo party mode Way out in some neighborhood in Leon, we […]

Chapter 22: A Goulette in Honduras

The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from July 2 to July 9 (Days 93 – 100) Story Highlights: Brazilian Amanda joins us as the 4th Goulet, adding some fresh perspective Playing with a jaguar leads us to discover it isn’t all fun and games in Trujillo On July 4th, Eric gets attacked by a […]

Chapter 21: Cast Away to Cayos Cochinos

Note: As the nature of our journey evolves, so does the form through which we will transmit and retell this narrative. Days, as unique and isolated entities, become rather immaterial. Instead, our tale has become a series of interwoven mini stories; it is set apart primarily by the people and places we’ve met along the […]

Chapter 20: Searching for the “Real Honduras”

The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from June 15 – June 22 Story Highlights: Once in Honduras without dying, we go behind the raging waterfalls at Pulhalpanzak The Murder Capital of the World, San Pedro Sula, isn’t all that scary We produce a Honduran music video for our friend Walter, then go birdwatching with him   […]

Chapter 19: The Fruits of Our Labor

The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from June 4 – June 14 Story Highlights: We travel to a farm in El Salvador called Finca Jalapa, where we work for an awesome dude named Arcangel Over the weekend, we try our hand at surfing again (and fail miserably) Farming turns out to be really, really hard […]

Chapter 18: From Antigua, to Atitlán, to the Antillons

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from May 29 – June 3: Day 59 (continued): We sailed through Guatemala’a serene midday seas, proud and content from our previous night’s successes at Mincho’s. As badly as we wanted to accept their offer to stay one more night, we’d tightly packed our schedule, having […]

Chapter 17: Lessons from Guineales

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from May 26 – 29: Day 56 (continued): It pretty much took us two full days to recover from our second Acatenango experience. How we’d done it we may never know, but all that glory came at some serious costs to our physical health. Brian and […]

Chapter 16: Acatenango’s Revenge

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from May 17 – 26: Day 47 (continued): Our bodies were sore but our souls were pure. The aftermath of our successful Double Whammy expedition was a time of complete and utter relaxation and rehabilitation. No over-exertion we agreed, especially not for the next few days. After […]

Chapter 15: Volcanic Visions

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from May 13 – 17: Day 43 (continued): “A volcano! Look, it’s a volcano!!!” we shouted in unison upon our arrival to Antigua. There were several of them. Monstrous chunks of Earth, which stood motionless at the horizon’s periphery; a half dozen of them in all directions, […]

21 Things You’ll Never Read About Mexico When You’re Living in America (Until Now)

View story at Medium.com Before we began our drive from NYC to Argentina, we considered completely skipping over Mexico because we were terrified by endless news reports of constant violence. Our plan was to fly to Guatemala, buy a car, and start driving from there. After speaking to some travelers, we decided to start our […]

Chapter 14: Sojourn to Semuc Champay

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from May 11 – 13: Day 41 – By Monday in the late afternoon, our car was refreshed and in better condition than it had been since long before we’d bought it a few months back, thanks to our new mechanic friends in Fray de las […]

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Well, world, it’s official! The Global Goulets are now in the iTunes store! We’ve just launched our podcast, Drive the World with the Global Goulets, where we’ll tell you stories from the road using real audio from our trip. We’ll also be bringing you the stories of the fascinating people we meet on the road. […]

Sometimes It’s Not Our Story to Tell

The Zapatistas of Chiapas, Mexico embody a powerful story of unflinching pride, struggle, and resistance. But you won’t hear it from us. When we pulled into San Cristobal de las Casas deep in Southern Mexico, we set out hunting for a story. We’re on a mission, after all, to drive from NYC to Argentina and film […]

Chapter 13: A Day in the Livingston Life

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from May 9 – 10: Day 39 – The hot, horribly uncomfortable morning started off early with some piercing headaches. It was moments like this where we liked to ignore the advice from our parents, who might tell us the best way to avoid hangovers is […]

Chapter 12: La Frontera, Tikal, & Flores

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from May 7 – 8: Day 37 – We woke up early and were determined to make it to Tikal before the sun went down. Tikal had been hyped as the most grandiose and magnificent of all the Mayan ruins; with a label like that, we […]

Global Goulets featured by Guatemala’s Soy502.com!

A reporter from Soy502.com, a local Guatemalan news site, was alerted to us and reached out for an interview. We thought our Spanish was getting better, but if you watch the video interview, the reporter seems to have picked out all the clips where Eric and Brian completely garble their Spanish (Alex was out trying to […]

Chapter 11: The Magical Palenque Jungle

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from May 2 – 6: Day 32 – Continuing our rally can sometimes be so hard, especially after an experience as profound as ours with Paco. Nearly all the way through this diverse land and we’d seen almost every side of Mexico; from its colonial charms […]

Chapter 10: A San Cristobal Story

  The following post details the Global Goulets’ journey from April 29 – May 1: Day 29, continued – San Cristobal de las Casas, on paper, was a fascinating place. A colonial centerpiece of the Chiapas highlands, this red-roofed municipality comes up in almost any traveler’s itinerary. It is home to the central conflict of the […]