I have been putting off leaving Santiago for a number of reasons (money is tight, I don’t have anyone to travel with, I have to work, etc.) But today it just dawned on me that I only have a few weeks left in Chile. If I’m serious about going somewhere else in Chile, it’s now … More Púcon, here I come!
Now that I’ve been an Intern at Patagonia Sur for over a month (hard to believe), the directors of the various programs affiliated with the company (aka my bosses) are finally starting to trust me enough to give me some juicy projects to work on! While this is great news for my career as a … More “Chile” Cheese Fries
One thing that I’ve really been neglecting since coming to Chile is my work-out routine. When I was in college I was in the habit of working out at least 3 times a week. I took every class at the UREC (The University Rec. Center) from Aerobic Kickboxing to Zumba (See what I did there? … More Aeróbicos al Aire Libre
Today I decided to explore a nearby artisan village called Pueblito Los Dominicos, or Centro Artesanal Los Dominicos. I came ready with a check-list of souvenirs that I’m on a mission to obtain before coming home, but more on that later. Los Dominicos is the last stop on the red line of the metro, so … More Pueblito Los Dominicos (and 5 souvenirs my loved ones should be expecting)
After living in Chile for a while I’ve started to notice a few fashion trends here, that I’ve tried to incorporate into my wardrobe, mostly just so that I’ll fit in and people wont give me weird looks on the bus (at least not for my clothes). 1. Denim or Leather Jacket The first thing … More Four Fashion Accessories to Look Like a Local in Santiago, Chile
Last night I went out with, Katie; the new Gringa at my office, Toño; her Chilean boyfriend, and a group of his friends; who are also Chilean. I was so glad they invited me, because I’ve been wanting to see more of the nightlife of Santiago, but again, I don’t feel supper comfortable going out … More Candelaria
Today I’ve officially been in Santiago for one month! I can’t believe it’s been that long. I still feel like such a tourist. Alejandra and I met for coffee yesterday so she could check up on me and see how I was doing. Her first question was, “What have you seen in Santiago so far?” … More Café con piernas (with legs) and Pastel de Choclo (Corn Pie)