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5 Great Online Tools For Frequent Travelers

Whether you travel for work or pleasure, frequent travelers are always up to date on how to avoid mistakes other, less-seasoned travelers might have made. However, there are always new cool things coming up that ease the not-so-fun parts of traveling: packing, flight and hotel booking, and last-minute cancelled flights, among others. Continue Reading “5 Great Online Tools For Frequent Travelers”

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Iceland Is The Coolest Place I Have Ever Been

[Pun definitely intended]

Ísland, in Icelandic, means “land of ice”. Which is why it makes sense that Ísland is called Iceland in English. However, it does not have the same name in Spanish, my mother tongue. We call it Islandia, which is just a “spanishification” (yes, I just made that word up) of the name, and means nothing. That’s why I decided to call it Hielolandia (in spanish: hielo=ice) since it definitely makes more sense. By the way, if you want to read this article in Spanish, just follow this link. Continue Reading “Iceland Is The Coolest Place I Have Ever Been”

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Atacama: Sandboard, Salt Lakes And Stray Dogs

When I first came to Chile about a year ago, there was little I really knew about the country.  Upon doing a bit of research I learned that it is an isolated country with a hugely varied landscape.  Now I realize that this is a description that could be applied to many places, but with Patagonia in the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Andes to the east, and a desert in the north, I came to see that this isolation really was next level.  Continue Reading “Atacama: Sandboard, Salt Lakes And Stray Dogs”