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Chile Tourism

This Is Why I Travel -- Despite Sometimes Ending Up Lost In A Sex Shop

Joanna Zelman | Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel
Joanna Zelman

I found myself running through the stone streets of Santiago, faltering at every 800-peso deep-fried cheese-jammed empanada stand, hair frizzing from the sweat bursting through previously uncharted scalp pores, and cursing the heels my friend had insisted I buy because "no one wears flip-flops in the winter here; you look like a tourist."

The 'Holy Sh*t' Island

Joanna Zelman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel
Joanna Zelman

Over two thousand miles both west of Chile's mainland and east of Tahiti sits one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world. This, is Easter Island -- "Isla de Pascua" in Spanish and by indigenous title, "Rapa Nui."