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10 Best Drunk Foods in Chile – Pa’l Bajón

Sometimes when describing Chilean fast food, imagine its inception: It probably began with someone being curado – drunk, getting the munchies, and whipping up your favorite Chilean sandwich. At least that’s what I think of; it just seems like someone would eat it when they’re drunk.  If you have the drunchies (drunk munchies) or as it’s known in Chile – el […]

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Suicidal Tendencies in Valparaiso

Last Friday was my first concert in Valparaiso, and I got to see Suicidal Tendencies (ST), a pioneer band in punk/ hardcore/ thrash/metal or ”crossover metal”. They are currently on tour promoting their new album ‘’13’’ and filming their shows for an upcoming video. This is what you missed if you unfortunately did not make it to the Valparaiso show (they also […]

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You know you’re Chilean if…

A list of random qualities, that once combined, may mean your are Chilean…or becoming Chileanized! You know you are Chilean if: …you eat a lot of mayo and make all sorts of salsas with mayo: ketchup and mayo; garlic and mayo; etc. (Check out this video) The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook […]

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4/20 and Reasons to be a Lana

Since I’ve been here, I’ve taken an interest towards lanas, and by lana I mean the niche group of people. There isn’t much information about them online, so here is my anthropological two cents on lanas. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, I’m sure you have seen them. They’re those who typically wear wool clothing (hence being called a lana), […]

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A Guide to Understanding Introverts

I stumbled upon the Top Ten Myths About Introverts, which is reproduced below. I did not expect to find myself relating to every myth. People have frequently told me that I am an “unapproachable” person which is a euphemism that translates into “you look pissed, too serious, reserved and standoffish….Essentially an introvert…which is not a virtue”. Thank you constructive criticism. […]

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Flying with Jumpseat Seating

I was more reluctant than usual to go home this time. It gets much more difficult to say “goodbye” the more Francisco and I see each other; although we know it is more like an “I’ll see you later”. On the other hand, I was not only leaving Francisco, but also the cultural events that occur throughout the month of […]

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