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Chile

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Chile

Chile Living Today

www.chilelivingtoday.com

Beautiful stories of expat life in Concepcion and beyond. This former New York marketing director reflects on how her perspective has altered since switching to the slower paced, Chilean life eight years ago. She describes the difficult experience of being initially snubbed by her husband’s family, and overcoming language barriers. Enjoy snaps of glorious countryside in posts about numerous camping trips. Over the years this blogger and her family’s ambitions have evolved; and they’re now poised to fulfill their dreams of what Chilean life could be.

Chile

Gringo in South America

gringoinsouthamerica.blogspot.co.uk

An English teacher’s travels around South America and life in Santiago, where it turns out, you have to be prepared for random clown attacks! Daniel provides an introvert’s perspective on living abroad and carving out his ideal life and career. Follow Daniel’s goals for 2016 as he focuses on personal and professional growth and becoming as ‘paperless as possible’ - no easy feat for a teacher?

Chile

Tarweed Spirit

http://tarweedspirit.blogspot.co.uk/

Suzanne left the US in the seventies to marry and settle in Chile. Now retired, her blog features lots of nature writing and poignant reflections on memorable life moments. She also contemplates the dilemma of many expat parents: potentially losing her sons to another country if they choose to put down roots in the place she left behind.

Chile

Our Chilean Adventure

http://www.ourchileanadventure.org/

Lori chronicles her family’s life on Lago Llanquihue in the lakes district and shares links to Chile-related news and travel articles. Find out about their permanent residency application process and how they moved all of their belongings to another country in a big shipping container. Lori also posts on Chilean healthcare, house hunting, snakes(!), earthquakes, obtaining a Chilean drivers license and enrolling their kids in the local school system, among many other topics.

Chile

Chile Living Today

http://www.chilelivingtoday.com/

Beautiful stories of expat life in Concepcion and beyond. This former New York marketing director reflects on how her perspective has altered since switching to the slower paced, Chilean life eight years ago. She describes the difficult experience of being initially snubbed by her husband’s family, and overcoming language barriers. Enjoy snaps of glorious countryside in posts about numerous camping trips. Over the years this blogger and her family’s ambitions have evolved; and they’re now poised to fulfill their dreams of what Chilean life could be.

Chile

Southern Cone Travel

http://southernconeguidebooks.blogspot.co.uk/

Californian Wayne has a 30-year relationship with Latin America. He writes guidebooks to the "Southern Cone" countries, aka Chile and Argentina. Based in southern South America for five months of each year, Wayne’s blog leaves no stone unturned. Settle in with a cuppa because there are nine years (and counting) worth of posts for you to delve in to and enjoy.

Chile

Adventures In Chile

http://gringoinsouthamerica.blogspot.co.uk/

An English teacher’s travels around South America and life in Santiago, where it turns out, you have to be prepared for random clown attacks! Daniel provides an introvert’s perspective on living abroad and carving out his ideal life and career. Follow Daniel’s goals for 2016 as he focuses on personal and professional growth and becoming as ‘paperless as possible’ - no easy feat for a teacher?

Chile

Querida Recoleta

https://queridarecoleta.wordpress.com/

A New Zealander who now lives in Santiago, Helen relocated there in 2012 and lives with her husband and son. The site is a mixture of different types of posts, from the personal day-to-day updates to the more general tips for new expats. Take a look at the ‘50 Things To Expect When You Move To Santiago’ to give you an idea of what it’s really like to make the move. If you’re an expat parent, Helen’s blog will no doubt be of help, with its guides to raising a child in Chile and its updates on what it’s like to build a family there.

Chile

Jennifer Rose Roberts

https://jenniferroseroberts.com/

Jennifer is originally from Los Angeles and now lives in Chile, where she writes about her experiences as an expat. The blog is written in a personal style, almost like a diary or a letter to a friend, so if you want to truly see Chile through the eyes of an expat, this is a great place to start. And if you’re unsure about moving, the photos alone will make you want to pack your bags immediately!

Chile

Inside Santiago

http://insidesantiago.com/

If you’re looking for more of a how-to guide, Inside Santiago is probably the best place for you. With sections on sorting out a visa and work opportunities, where to live, what to do in Santiago, and stories from expats, the site is informative and useful for current and prospective expats alike. There are also a few posts on the lighter - but still important - elements of life, such as getting the hang of Chilean slang.