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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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Looking back at 2012

So, the year is about to switch over. I’m clearly not ready for it to happen, as I keep preparing text at work to post on our website listing upcoming events as happening in January, 2012, and having to harass … 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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What do accidental finds mean?

This week I am going to step out of the typical post style highlighting a travel location, and talk about what travel, and these random, accidental places that I find, mean to me. This is something that I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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