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What We’re Reading: May 5, 2011

| May 5, 2011 | 1 Comment
What We’re Reading: May 5, 2011

Each Friday, we share those sites and articles—those interesting links—that we are currently reading or have recently read.

The Whole Picture: Providencia’s Obelisk

| May 3, 2011 | 3 Comments
The Whole Picture: Providencia’s Obelisk

The obelisk and statue located in Santiago’s Providencia neighbourhood honour Chilean President José Manuel Balmaceda Fernandez.

Exploring Chile’s Lake District

| May 2, 2011 | 2 Comments
Exploring Chile’s Lake District

After a few days exploring Santiago, we flew south to Puerto Varas and Chile’s beautiful Lake District, the gateway to the Chilean Patagonia.

Win a Round-The-World Trip!

| May 2, 2011 | 6 Comments
Win a Round-The-World Trip!

Win airline tickets, travel gear, cash, tours, car rental, Eurail Passes and more!

What We’re Reading: April 29, 2011

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
What We’re Reading: April 29, 2011

Each Friday, we share those sites and articles—those interesting links—that we are currently reading or have recently read.

The Whole Picture: Osorno Volcano

| April 22, 2011 | 4 Comments
The Whole Picture: Osorno Volcano

With its classical blackish dark green color and ornamented with arms of eternal snow, Osorno Volcano noted for its resemblance to Mount Fuji of Japan.

Touring Santiago’s Wineries

| April 20, 2011 | 7 Comments
Touring Santiago’s Wineries

Santiago’s vineyard tours provide an inside view of one of Chile’s fastest growing industries—and the opportunity to taste some amazing wines that are not available anywhere else.

Free Travel Language Guides from World Nomads

| April 20, 2011 | 1 Comment
Free Travel Language Guides from World Nomads

Have you ever been stuck in a country wanting to be polite, but not even knowing the word for ‘please’? Or been frustrated when you couldn’t ask for the most basic directions to where you’re going? WorldNomads.com Language Guides give you enough phrases to keep you travelling safely and get more from your holiday.

Visiting Chile: Five things to see in Santiago

| April 18, 2011 | 6 Comments
Visiting Chile: Five things to see in Santiago

With such polarized opinions, Kathryn and I knew that we would either love Santiago or hate it.

Hackpacking: Using Poste Restante or General Delivery

| March 23, 2011 | 10 Comments
Hackpacking: Using Poste Restante or General Delivery

Poste Restante (dubbed ‘General Delivery in the US’ and ‘Lista de Correos’ in South America) is a service whereby the post office holds mail until the recipient picks it up.