Search Results for "chile" : 40

The eery but beautiful landscape of Torres del Paine.
by in Editor's Journal, South America

A Tour Gone Wrong In Torres del Paine, Chile

“Do you see the Paines?” I was currently on a guided tour of Torres del Paine in Chile, and my guide was pointing out the iconic triple-horned mountain of the park. It was bizarrely beautiful, the shark peaks draped in fog providing a backdrop for icy lakes and eerie twisting […]

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Chile peppers. Photo courtesy of Javier Kohen.
by in Food and Drink, North America

Unique Green Chile Experiences In Albuquerque, New Mexico

New Mexico may be the only state with an official question: “Red or green?”. This is in reference to chile sauce, the quintessential ingredient in New Mexican cuisine. In fact, green chile sauce in Albuquerque was recently voted the #1 Iconic American Food in a reader poll done by 10Best […]

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10 Unique Experiences To Have In Chile
by in Adventure, Art and Culture, Backpacking, Ecotourism, Hiking, South America

10 Unique Experiences To Have In Chile

When I backpacked South America, one country I found difficult to plan was Chile. While I had heard they had great wine, adventurous hikes and beautiful landscapes, I had no idea where to actually go and what to actually do. After traveling through the country, I now realize there are […]

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Sandboarding And Sunset In The Atacama Desert, Chile
by in Adventure, Backpacking, Budget, Photography, Reviews, South America

Sandboarding And Sunset In The Atacama Desert, Chile

“They call this Death Valley because of all the people who don’t make it out alive,” our tour guide, Steve, whispered in a haunting voice. Staring at the enormous sand dunes and unworldly rock formations, I felt fearful of what I was about to do. Of course, Steve was joking. […]

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A Budget-Friendly Way To Experience San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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A Budget-Friendly Way To Experience San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

When visiting the desert-town of San Pedro de Atacama in Chile, you’ll first notice the myriad tour companies taking up every other street corner. While you absolutely won’t be able to see everything yourself without a tour, there is a definitely one very budget-friendly option I recommend: renting a bicycle.

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Hostel Review: Hostal Mamatierra, San Pedro, Chile
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Hostel Review: Hostal Mamatierra, San Pedro, Chile

A brand new hostel in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, Hostal Mamatierra is a clean and spacious hostel that is perfect for backpackers on a budget.

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Inside Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Annual Chile Pepper Fiesta
by in Adventure, Budget, Events, Food and Drink, New York, North America

Inside Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Annual Chile Pepper Fiesta

Last Saturday, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden held their annual Chile Pepper Fiesta, a mix of music, dancing, beer, chocolate, and, best of all, chile peppers. Being a hot sauce junky myself, I was really excited for my quest around the numerous kimchee and spicy pickle stalls to try to find […]

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Mike Cotton
by in Adventure, Interviews, Travel Guides

Skiing Beyond The Guidebook With Mountain Enthusiast Mike Cotton

Avid skiier and mountain culture enthusiast Mike Cotton tells us about lesser-known ski destinations, where to hit the slopes on a budget and where to go this summer to satiate your powder craving. 1. What’s one lesser-known ski destination you recommend to travelers? I have to start with my home […]

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Making The Impossible Possible: Your 6-Step Plan For Achieving Your Dreams
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Making The Impossible Possible: Your 6-Step Plan For Achieving Your Dreams

While I’m constantly writing about my travels and my life as a travel blogger, one thing I’ve rarely talked about is what I was doing before this. What many of you may not know is I actually hold a BA/MA in Communication & Rhetoric from the State University of New […]

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NYC’s Most Interesting Chocolate Experiences
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NYC’s Most Interesting Chocolate Experiences

NYC’s Most Interesting Chocolate Experiences For those with a sweet tooth wanting to explore beyond your everyday chocolate shops, New York City is home to quirky, innovative and experiential cocoa fare. Chocoholics can choose to explore NYC in a self-guided fashion or book a tour with New York Chocolate Tours […]

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