Posts Tagged ‘Chile travel’

Written By: jeff

Posted On: May 16th, 2010

Career break, rtw blog in Santiago, Chile

The past week in Chile has completely flown by.  I’ve been much more active here that I was in Argentina.  It’s probably because I have such limited time here.  You’d think you could tackle a country of Chile’s size in 3 weeks.  But, no.  With classes during the week, there is precious little time to […]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: March 9th, 2010

Volunteer group photo

Last week we highlighted Escuela Fronteras’s donation drive to collect food, clothing and other goods for victims of the Chilean Earthquake.  Given that Chile is a popular travel destination for career break travelers, round-the-world trippers and other long-term travelers, we wanted to highlight a way that people traveling in Chile could do so.  So, if […]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: March 3rd, 2010


For all travelers in and around Santiago, here is an opportunity to help the victims of the Chile earthquake.  Escuela Fronteras, a Spanish language institute based in Santiago is holding a donation drive to collect much-needed supplies for the people hardest hit by the earthquake in Chile this past weekend. We interviewed Alejandra Vicencio, co-founder of Escuela […]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: March 1st, 2010

Puerto Montt pre-earthquake

From the time I awoke on Saturday morning, the news of Chile’s earthquake preoccupied most of my thoughts. Since my first visit there in March 2007, as part of my career break, I came to know this country very well. In the past 3 years, I have studied, traveled, lived and worked there. I have […]

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Written By: Jeff Jung

Posted On: December 8th, 2009

Last week I took a night bus from Santiago, Chile to Puerto Montt where I caught the Navimag ferry to ride along the southern Chilean coast. I love South American buses…

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Written By: Cheryl Habbe

Posted On: November 19th, 2009

Season 1 of our Video Travel Guides created specifically for career breakers is currently in filming. Due to be available in 2010, the first season will take you to Spain, South Africa, New Zealand, Patagonia and Colombia.

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