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A Wine Lover’s Guide To Casablanca Valley, Chile
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A Wine Lover’s Guide To Casablanca Valley, Chile

When wine lovers talk about their dream destinations, they always hail the famous Chiantis of Tuscany, the warm Cabernet blends of Napa or the crisp Sauvignon Blancs of the Loire Valley. Too often, Chile is […]

La Carretera Austral: The Gravel Road To The End Of The World
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La Carretera Austral: The Gravel Road To The End Of The World

Pan-American Transmissions: Part 12 “Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans, a $10-a-day budget and one flute-playing gypsy companion. […]

The Driest Place on Earth: From Bolivia’s Salt Flats To Chile’s Atacama Desert
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The Driest Place on Earth: From Bolivia’s Salt Flats To Chile’s Atacama Desert

Pan-American Transmissions: Part 11 “Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans, a $10-a-day budget and one flute-playing gypsy companion. […]

Top 5 Countries For Teaching English Abroad (That Aren’t in Asia)
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Top 5 Countries For Teaching English Abroad (That Aren’t in Asia)

When it comes to jobs teaching English abroad, South Korea and Taiwan are the headliners. Teaching English jobs are easy to find, and high salaries and free housing are some great incentives to head east, […]

Will Patagonia Become A Vast Factory For Electricity?
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Will Patagonia Become A Vast Factory For Electricity?

Well folks, it’s really happening. Our exploding human population has forced the search for new energy resources all the way to the end of the Earth. Yep, that’s right, the energy apocalypse is finally upon […]

What Does The U.S. Have Against Brazilian Tourists?
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What Does The U.S. Have Against Brazilian Tourists?

Let’s face it, the U.S. economy is limping along at best, and the last thing it should be doing is making it difficult for people outside of the country to come and spend money here. […]

What It’s Like Visiting Neruda’s 3 Houses In Chile
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What It’s Like Visiting Neruda’s 3 Houses In Chile

You can count on seeing an oversized men’s shoe, a life-sized photo of Walt Whitman, and windows shaped like those on a boat when you visit famed poet Pablo Neruda’s three houses, all within the […]

Perilous Patagonia In Peril
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Perilous Patagonia In Peril

It has been some weeks since returning from the Argentine-side of the Patagonian region. I was affected by its immensity and beauty. To be quite honest, I find the experience hard to put into words […]

Now You Tell Me What Not To Do In Chile
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Now You Tell Me What Not To Do In Chile

Great, now I find out I wasn’t supposed to go to the Concha y Toro winery — just outside of Santiago, Chile — because it’s considered “wine for dummies” (I don’t know, I thought the […]

Valparaíso: South American Dining Mecca
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Valparaíso: South American Dining Mecca

You know there’s something going on in a city’s dining scene when the NYT’s gets wind of it. This week’s travel section highlighted the Chilean port city of Valparaíso where, with over 40 new restaurants […]