Posts Tagged with "Santiago"

Travel cage match: Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 2: Drink)

Sunday, January 23, 2011

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Travel cage match:  Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 2: Drink)

If you're new here, you may want to start with Our Consulting Problem and maybe our FAQ and if you like what you see you should totally subscribe to receive new posts via RSS or email in the box on the top right. Thanks for visiting!2 cities enter.  One city leaves. Will it be Santiago, [...]

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Travel cage match: Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 1: Food)

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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Travel cage match:  Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 1: Food)

2 cities enter.  One city leaves. Will it be Santiago, Chile – the home of enormous mayo covered hot dogs and some of the most impressive mountain views anywhere in the world? or Will it be Buenos Aires, Argentina -where you can (and more or less have to) eat steak 5+ times a week? We spent [...]

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Beaches and mountains and wineries, oh my!: More reasons why Santiago rocks

Monday, August 9, 2010

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Beaches and mountains and wineries, oh my!: More reasons why Santiago rocks

While Santiago is a great city in and of itself, possibly its most compelling feature is its proximity to an amazing variety of incredible day-trips, ranging from beaches to wineries to mountains and more.  This is a tale of some of those day-trips. Context I thoroughly enjoyed writing about career related topics (e.g., Career Option-value) [...]

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Cafe con piernas = Coffee, with legs

Friday, July 30, 2010

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Cafe con piernas = Coffee, with legs

Buckle up, this one is going to be interesting… Cafe con piernas: The background So I was in Santiago for a few days back in 2002 and I vaguely remember going on a city tour with a tour guide that told us that there are topless coffee shops here–e.g., coffee shops in which the women [...]

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We’re settled in Santiago; it’s still awesome (and getting awesomer)

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

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We’re settled in Santiago; it’s still awesome (and getting awesomer)

We arrived in Santiago from Buenos Aires on Friday, just in time for a cold and somewhat rainy weekend (yay winter in the southern hemisphere!).  We were a little nervous to finally see the apartment that we had committed to sight-unseen for the next month (especially after seeing a different one last week that did [...]

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