Category Archives: South America

The world of Chilean arts and crafts at Los Dominicos

One of the things I noticed walking around Santiago, Chile, is how little the city catered to tourists. In major tourist destinations, the main attractions downtown are surrounded by shops selling you all sorts of cheap trinkets. In Santiago, these … Continue reading

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A walking tour of Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaiso, Chile is an instantly recognizable city. The colorful buildings climbing up the hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean have made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a travel destination for thousands of tourists each year. I had the opportunity … Continue reading

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A look back at my trip to Chile

Sadly vacation is over and I’m back home doing everyday things. But my trip to Chile was fantastic. It was a great experience, both culturally and linguistically as obviously I got to practice my Spanish quite a bit. I have … Continue reading

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South American adventure, here I come!

Hey everyone- There won’t be any posts for the next couple of weeks because I will be leaving the cold fall weather here in DC behind and flying south to Chile for a relaxing, sunny vacation! This will be my … Continue reading

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