Space and Time: Chile vs. the USA

A common theme in any foreign country is the need to adjust to customs that are different from those of your own country. For me, Chile is no exception. Here are a couple of ways in which Chile differs from the United States: Personal space / affection Chileans tend to be a lot more affectionate, …

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Mi aventura chilena comienza: Part II

As I said at the end of my last post, my time in Chile is off to a wonderful start. There are two major factors contributing to this: Mi familia anfitrionia My host family is actually incredible, and I couldn't have asked for a better group of people to help me through this new experience. My host …

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