March 19th, 2013

Fantástico Sur

Time is flying by here in Chile! I realized I forgot to post to this blog earlier, so here is something I wrote on the 25th of February to my personal blog. I apologize for not updating this blog in a while — it’s summer here in Santiago so everyone is on vacation, myself included. […]

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January 24th, 2013

Una Nueva Vida

It’s been exactly two weeks since I left for Santiago.  In the short amount of time I’ve been here, I already feel like a Chilean.  Their lifestyle fits me perfectly.  They’re casual, laid back and like to have fun.  Above all, they know how to live in the moment. Chileans show a lot of affection […]

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January 24th, 2013

La Gringa*

I’m in love with Chile already. I flew from Chicago, Illinois, to Dallas, Texas, and then on to Santiago, Chile.  On my first flight, I pulled out a book on Chile and Easter Island.  A woman sitting next to me noticed this and asked if I was traveling to Chile.  (She had traveled there before.)  […]

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January 24th, 2013

La Despedida*

Packing up and leaving Chicago has been a lot harder than I expected.  To be honest, I’ve had a few good cries along the way.  I’m going to miss the city I’ve grown to love and call home — especially the people who have made it all worthwhile.  But alas, I had to take this […]

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January 24th, 2013

¡Hola!

¡Hola amigos! I’ve been in Santiago, Chile, for two weeks now.  I’ve been keeping my own study abroad blog and now I have this amazing opportunity to share my experiences for Loyola University Chicago!  Since I’m just now activating this blog, I’ll include my previous posts from the past couple of weeks.  I hope you […]

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