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Travel to Iquique, Chile in 2 Days

Looking to travel to Iquique? It's an easy weekend trip from Santiago. Iquique is a port city in the North of Chile. Before the War of the Pacific in the late 1800’s Iquique was part of Peruvian territory. It economically developed due to the abundance of saltpeter...

How To Supplement Learning Spanish With Netflix

Learning another language is difficult, especially when you get to an intermediate/upper-intermediate level. Netflix can be a great tool to assist you in your Spanish journey. There are a lot of options for Spanish language shows and movies on Netflix. When you are at...

Tips For International Travel With a Cat

Cats are notorious for hating travel. When I decided to move to Chile with my cat I was very nervous because I had no idea how to do international travel with a cat. Most of the information I found online only dealt with shorter trips so the idea of a 16 hour trip with an old diabetic cat was a little overwhelming! But have no fear, with proper planning and preparation you and your kitty can start your new life abroad without a hitch.

Bringing A Pet From The US To Chile

Want to move to Chile but have a pet? Bring it with you! International travel with a pet can be stressful. However, with proper preparation and planning, bringing your pet from the US to Chile can go smoothly. I brought a cat from the US to Chile in August of 2018, so...

Life In Chile: 9 Small Things To Know

There are many differences between any 2 cultures, so when you move to Chile there are some things about life in Chile that you'll learn, sometimes the hard way. I've compiled a list of things that would have been nice to have known beforehand. I'm not a huge fan of...

Travel from Santiago, Chile to Iguazú Falls, Argentina

Iguazú Falls may be out of the way, but it's definitely worth the trip. Due to the fact that people from the US need a visa to visit Brazil, the Argentinian side was the obvious choice and didn't disappoint. So here are some tips and advice if you are planning a trip...

Tips for Learning Spanish

So you are in need of/interested in learning Spanish. First thing you need to do is download a Spanish dictionary on your phone and NEVER use Google Translate again. Seriously. Stop. I personally like www.wordreference.com and www.spanishdict.com They both have apps,...

How to teach English in Chile

The number one thing I read when looking for information about moving to Chile to teach English is that you have to be in Chile before you can get a job. This is not true, and honestly, this will put you in a difficult visa situation if you try to move to Chile BEFORE...