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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
by in Adventure, Budget, Ecotourism, Travel Guides

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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