Four Days in the Atacama Desert

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.        – Khalil Gibran There is something so magical about the Atacama desert. Last Thursday, my friends and I hopped on a plane from Santiago to the desert for quite easily one of the …

An Earthquake Abroad

Until yesterday I had never experienced an earthquake. This is what happened when I felt my first earthquake in Santiago, Chile. This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something from one of my affiliates I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Check out my Affiliates Page for …

My First Month in Chile: The Biggest Thing I’ve Learned

I can’t believe I’ve been here for just over a month.So much has happened and yet I still have so much more to experience. This month I have learned how to use the metro, moved in with a Chilean family, made way too many amazing friends, explored the Andes on horse-back, hiked to a waterfall, …

Thirty Things You Know if You’re An Exchange Student in Chile

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Ten Things That Happen When People Realize You’re Canadian

This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something from one of my affiliates I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Check out my Affiliates Page for more info. I’ve been studying abroad in Chile for some time now and I thought I would share my ten favorite things/reactions/responses …

You Don’t Always Need a Travel Plan

This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something from one of my affiliates I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Check out my Affiliates Page for more info. Sometimes, like right now, you’re supposed to be writing an essay but instead you end up blogging. And sometimes when …

Study Abroad Stress

This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something from one of my affiliates I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Check out my Affiliates Page for more info. It’s 9:45pm here in Santiago, Chile and I’m drinking instant coffee to stay awake. I don’t know where my phone …

An Adventure in the Making

This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something from one of my affiliates I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Check out my Affiliates Page for more info. After trying and failing to keep my wanderlust at bay during university I am going to Chile! It’s kind of …