Pueblito Los Dominicos (and 5 souvenirs my loved ones should be expecting)

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)

Four Fashion Accessories to Look Like a Local in Santiago, Chile

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

Candelaria

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

Café con piernas (with legs) and Pastel de Choclo (Corn Pie)

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)