Author: sis

Fast food in Chile

Fast food in Chile

KFC in Chile offers delivery, and even hosts birthday parties. That’s how the Colonel wanted it to be. Chileans appreciate these American pastimes and the fast food staples have become an important part of...

Homestay living

Homestay living

Upon my arrival, I went from zero to three siblings overnight. I was one of five in the home. This was a big change for me! I always wanted to start the conversation. I...

Mendoza: a vineyard city in Argentina

Mendoza: a vineyard city in Argentina

From September 19-22, I went with three friends to Mendoza, Argentina, which is a 35-minute plane ride from my study abroad location of Santiago, Chile. Since Mendoza is located east of the Andes mountains...

10 Takeaways: Initial thoughts about Santiago, Chile

10 Takeaways: Initial thoughts about Santiago, Chile

I’ve been here for three weeks now. I’ve enjoyed living with the host family, taking the weekend trips, and exploring the city. Here are ten takeaways from my time so far in Santiago. The...