Category: travel

Up, up and away

I regret not writing about my experiences earlier, but I can still remember the feelings. I took deep steady breathes, but it felt as the blood was pumping through me uncontrollably. My older sister kept asking my dad if he was really going to allow me to go through with it.

How did I get here?

Some of these stories you may have heard before, however these are my stories I will never be finished telling. Most of the things we feel and experience are forgotten, but it is the remaining memories who make up who we are. They say you can’t find who you are

1,000 Foot Steps Away

   I was running. Running from nothing, yet running from everything. I walked myself down the abandoned train tracks behind the parking lot of Adelphi Commons, the sorority dorms on ASU campus. Eventually I began running. Then I began twirling. I was twirling and spinning, and twirling and spinning until

Chilean Street Art Hits The Books

IN SOME CITIES YOU HAVE TO GO TO A MUSEUM TO SEE ART, HOWEVER SANTIAGO IS NOT THE CASE. FROM THE MURALS TO THE STREET PERFORMERS, CHILE’S CAPITAL IS ONE BIG MESMERIZING MASTERPIECE.DAVID SHARABANI HAS BEEN WORKING WITH 100 CHILEAN STREET ARTISTS TO CAPTURE IT. SANTIAGO — “Santiago, with its deeply evolved and

Amanda Barnes of ‘The Squeeze Magazine’ Hosts a Weekly Wine

For santiaguinos, becoming acquainted with some of Chile’s best wines is made easy by Amanda Barnes, editor of The Squeeze Magazine and wine connoisseur. SANTIAGO — The Squeeze Magazine is an up and coming publication providing the latest updates about wine and travel in Argentina and Chile. “The idea is to discover Chile

Chile Through a Lens: Death On a Sunny Afternoon

I grew up in Queens New York, so for a long time I considered myself an expert on Latin American culture. My best friend is from Colombia, and I was addicted to “Mama’s Empanadas.” What else did I really need? SANTIAGO — Expecting the adjustment to be much easier than

Viña Casa Marin: Chile’s First Woman-Led Winery

Chile’s boutique winery Casa Marin has managed to gain popularity among locals, Americans, and Europeans. CHILE — Viña Casa Marin was founded by María Luz Marin. When she first began pursuing her dreams, she was called crazy. Casa Marin was the first vineyard founded by a woman in Chile and despite

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