Dominic Carrillo


Dominic Carrillo is a teacher and writer from San Diego, California. He attended UCLA. His debut novel is "To Be Frank Diego." He has a book and a blog called "Americano Abroad." He enjoys eating good food, travel, reading, and writing.

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Americano Abroad
"Americano Abroad: A Year of Travel in Stories" is now available on


ITALY: Stories of Pasta and Poon
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A story about Italian language blunders as well as English embarrassments while tutoring to scrap together a living near Venice, Italy. Another story about crashing an Italian wedding on an empty stomach with an Italian friend who can't control his impulse to refer to females as "Poons."
Ireland for Focksakes
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A short trip to Ireland that felt more familiar than foreign to an American observer. A quirky California yard sale prior to the narrator's unlikely move to Bulgaria. These are two stories in a larger collection of humorous travel stories called "Americano Abroad," now available on

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