Category: travel

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

Chile Through a Lens: Santiago Street Art

Santiago is filled with buildings that seemed as if they were standing perfectly for ages, now covered in graffiti. There are some good pieces. There are some bad pieces. We can’t all be artists. However we can all have a voice. In Chile it seems that the motive is not

Eating Chile: 6 Local Delicacies You Have to Try

Not your average Chili. There are many Chilean delicacies worth trying if you consider yourself a foodie. CHILE — This may be hard to believe, but there is more to Chilean cuisine than palta, or avocados. Chile is home to delicious seafood, wine and local delicacies. Here are some of our

Chilling In Chile

An Unexpected Adventure  That’s right. You did not misread. I said Chile. Before going on my newest adventure, many people seemed utterly surprised that I was leaving for Chile, and assumed that I was going on some Church mission to rebuild homes. It is a nice idea, but in reality

How Far Can a Ticket Take You?

Traveling is good for the soul. A plane ticket can only get you so far, however there is something about being alone in Europe that opens up the heart. Now matter how long you stay it is unexplainable what new adventures can immerse your soul in. Strength grows from your


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