I leave this Sunday and it’s been hard to accept that, after living here for four months, I’m going home. I’ve fallen in love with this city and have learned so much about myself, life, and the culture of this beautiful country. I’ve met some of the most… More
My favorite part of studying abroad here in Chile has been living with a host family. I live with my host mom, Paty, who is so kind and understanding. She’s hosted international students for years now so she’s been great at making me feel welcomed in… More
Over the past four months, I’ve gotten a chance to see and understand a different part of Chile that isn’t quite visible on the surface.
In my classes at PUCV, I’ve learned a lot about the history of Chile, and specifically about the time of the dictatorship… More
I’ve been traveling for the last two weekends and while I loved every minute of it, I am thoroughly exhausted! With two friends, I traveled first to Chiloé in the south and then to the Elqui Valley in the north. The two places have very different climates… More
It is no secret that the Chilean accent is one of the hardest accents to understand in the Spanish-speaking world. I was warned many times before coming here that it would probably take a month for me to just start to understand Chileans when they speak… More