Chile

Here Are Five Ways To Do Patagonia’s Torres Del Paine On The Cheap

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Going on a multi-day trek through Patagonia is on a lot of people’s bucket list. Who doesn’t want to visit the Straights of Magellan, Patagonia and some of the most photogenic landscapes in the world? But if you look online the expense seems, shall we say, unfortunate. Okay, not unfortunate, nosebleed expensive. Saying that you […]

A Wine Lover’s Guide To Casablanca Valley, Chile

Sunday, June 22, 2014

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 merely a whisper. The lush, vine-covered hills of the Casablanca Valley have remained mostly under the radar. However, Chile’s superb wine […]

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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

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. Check back as new dispatches are posted from the road. The overnight boat approached mainland Chile beneath the shadow of […]

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

Sunday, April 14, 2013

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. Check back as new dispatches are posted from the road. Pink flamingos wade through blood-red lagoons on a seemingly endless […]

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

Monday, January 23, 2012

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, but it’s not enough to lure everyone. There are a lot of motives behind your move: curiosity about a certain […]

Will Patagonia Become A Vast Factory For Electricity?

Thursday, June 30, 2011

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 us, and I never even bothered to invest in that solar-powered book light I had been saving up for. Okay, […]

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

Friday, June 17, 2011

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. Take Brazil for example, a nation which spent a whopping $5.9 billion in the U.S. last year. Not that the […]

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

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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 Chilean capital of Santiago or a short trip from there, as detailed recently by the LA Times. Having known little […]

Perilous Patagonia In Peril

Thursday, April 8, 2010

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 — which is the reason I have not written extensively on it. From Bruce Chatwin to a little Canadian lady, […]

Now You Tell Me What Not To Do In Chile

Friday, November 20, 2009

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 wine was quite good myself), and, instead, I should have trekked to the Casablanca or Colchagua valleys to sample the […]

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