Franco Romero

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Destination Travel Guide: Chile

Posted by Steve on Feb 27, 2013 in Travel Blog Posts, Travel With A Plan! | 4 comments<p>Stretched out on the Pacific coast, much of Chile’s tourist …

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How I Lasted Five Months In South America On $14 A Day

We were just beginning to feel the heat of the Great Recession, and journalism jobs were few and far between. The flagship paper in my home state just laid off half its staff, and the entire business looked like one big dead-end.<p>Somehow, I wound up with an offer from a local newspaper anyway. It …

The 11 Best Things I Ate in Chile

GalleryThe 11 Best Things I Ate in Chile<p>The chance to visit Chile—a long, narrow, and exquisitely beautiful country full of mountains, valleys, beaches, and amazingly warm people—was not one that I could pass up. And since I was visiting my sister, a temporary Chilean resident and a permanent …

What the United States Can Learn From Chile

This summer I had the opportunity to live in Santiago, Chile while working for the non-profit Educación2020. While I've traveled abroad before, I have never spent so much time in one place. After two months, one gets a sense of a country's people, culture, and politics and you learn some surprising …

The high road: Argentina to Chile by bus

On the upper deck of the trans-Andes bus, the gap-year backpackers from every advanced economy of the globe did not appreciate the danger we were in. Not yet. When I looked back from my seat at the front, I saw that many of them were busy with iPads and iPhones, a few were asleep and the rest were …

Ecocamp Patagonia | Chile

Enjoy the Patagonian wilderness in a cozy, igloo-style dome. EcoCamp is tucked away in the very heart of Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, …

The marble cathedral of Chile: Natural wonder could be world's most beautiful cave network

The marble cathedral of Chile: Are these the world's most beautiful caves?<p>By<p>Welcome to the Marble Cathedral - a natural wonder that could be the …

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ESA set to begin Mars rover tests in Chile

ExoMars is a major multi-spacecraft mission intended in part to look for life on Mars. A key component is the ExoMars rover. The trouble is, ESA …

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Lonely Planet names Santiago as a top 10 destination for 2012

<b>Santiago</b> has once again been recognized as a world class tourism destination, with <b>Lonely Planet</b> including the Chilean capital in its list of the top …

Santiago de Chile #1 place to visit in 2011

From “the beaches of Mexico to the wilds of Kurdistan,” The New York Times chose <b>Santiago</b> over all else as the most gratifying tourist destination for …

The world's remotest pure white sand beach: Anakena on Chile's Easter Island, aka Rapa Nui. Been there - it's fab! http://t.co/qU1jozw2x9

¿Hubo fallo mecánico en el choque que acabó con Paul Walker y Roger Rodas?

Desde el pasado domingo, cuando informamos de la muerte de Paul Walker, se ha sucedido una estela de publicaciones que van desde las últimas horas …