Chile

The Barrios of Santiago: Bellavista

Santiago Bellavista is hands down one of the best neighborhoods in Santiago. It has everything and anything a person would want: hostels, Cerro San Cristobal, deliciously sinful food and one…

How to get a Brazilian Visa in Santiago

Foreign governments, like Canada and the United States, are notorious for charging South American countries ridiculous amounts of money to enter into Canada. As pay back, there are certain requirements…

Horseback Riding in the Andes

I met my dear friend Astrid Montecino (founder of Tu Ruta es Chile) at a Spanish school that I attended when I first landed in Santiago de Chile. Not only…

Support Local a La Vega Central

Whenever I embark on a new back-packing voyage, I hardly ever scour grocery stores looking to snag some cheap food to cook later on in the evening. In fact, I…

Coffee with Legs

Forget Tim Hortons, this is an experience you don’t want to miss   As I strolled down the streets of Santiago de Chile, I turned to my Chilean friend, “What…

16 Things to Do in Santiago

As I look back at my year long stay in Santiago de Chile (which originally was supposed to be two months), I often find myself missing many aspects of the…

Beach time in Reñaca

It is summertime in Chile. Rejoice! On weekends, Chileans (and tourists) flock to the beach to spend three glorious days soaking up the sun, enjoying the scenery and indulging in…