Birthday Parties a la Chile

Finally! Someone understands my enthusiasm about birthday parties. Or rather, not just someone, but an entire culture. Chileans make an event about just about anything, and birthdays are no exception. While I haven’t been to any adult or teenage birthdays, I’ve been to a least six children’s birthdays in the two and a half months […]

4 unexpected things about Chile

I’ve been in Santiago for about six weeks now, and the culture shock is just now slowly beginning to wear off. I came here knowing Chile was of the wealthiest and most stable countries in South America, but all the same the term “developing country” is a catchall phrase for a lot of different degrees […]