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Typical Chilean Traditions for New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve Traditions in Chile

New Year’s Eve Traditions in Chile At the strike of midnight you may see entire families gulping down lentils and grapes which they wash down with champagne (hopefully without swallowing gold rings) which is then quickly followed by turning their yellow underwear from inside-out back to normal before taking their suitcase for a walk around […]

Andrés Carne de Res Restaurant near Bogotá Colombia

Andrés Carne de Res – Colombia

Andrés Carne de Res Restaurant – Colombia Imagine Tim Burton organizing a carnival on acid, the end result… Andres Carne de Res – Fun fantasy, bizarre, pure energy… and it’s supposed to be a restaurant. What makes this iconic Colombian restaurant so amazing is its ambiance. First the decoration, full of the most random stuff […]

The typical Chilean dish of Curanto en olla

Curanto en Olla – Angelmó

Curanto en Olla – Angelmó Something on our list of 200 things to do in Chile is to have a seafood dish at Angelmó. Well, Ange and I did this back in 2008 as a part of a 3-day weekend trip to exploring Puerto Montt (Thanks to Hotel Club Presidente Puerto Montt for inviting us). […]

New Zealand Lollies and Sweets

Food, glorious food (from back home)

If you read my ramblings you should know that I am a kiwi. (If not, visit the about page, though only if you have a warped sense of humour). AND, in case you didn’t know, New Zealanders are called kiwis (less syllables, much easier to say, especially after a couple of pints). No, we are […]

International Food Night

Food I miss from the United States

I swear that every day something happens here in Santiago that makes me miss a thing or a food item from the U.S. Icing Most recently, it has been icing. Icing, or frosting, is the sugary-sweet cream that covers a cake. Here, cakes have a thin layer of icing, which isn’t always sweet enough for […]