Chile

From the Chilean Andes mountains to the mysterious Easter Island, your trip to Chile will be one to remember!

Chile

  • What to Eat on the Plane: Avianca Business Class - If you read yesterday's post, you got the low-down on our unexpected journey (in Business Class!) on Avianca Airlines to get home from Chile. Today, I'm giving you the details on the food! It's What I Ate Wednesday after all!
  • Flying Avianca Business Class - I had to do a little bit of scrambling to get home from Santiago, Chile, on our way back from our big trip to Easter Island! Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Texas, but his reach didn't stop there. We were supposed to fly home via Houston but obviously our flights were cancelled.

Easter Island

  • Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places - Do you like ruins? They are major draws for tourists around the world, but they're not for everyone. They serve as a warning against whatever was their downfall, they make epic backdrops, they are a window into the past. There is beauty in the broken, but sometimes it takes hundreds of years to find it. There's a lesson in there for all of us, but I'll leave that to you.
  • 2017: Year of Islands - As 2017 comes to a close, I'm reflecting on our travels and realizing... we visited a lot of islands this year! When I think of islands, I think of tropical weather, beaches, sea turtles and swimming nearby. But when I looked back on our island excursions, it struck me that not all islands are the same. Join me in reliving our island experiences!
  • Sunrise at Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island - This one is all about a once in a lifetime kind of experience on the remotest island in the world--Easter Island! If ever you find yourself in this beautiful, peaceful place in the world, I highly recommend scheduling a trip to Ahu Tongariki for sunrise.
  • 10 Reasons to Visit Easter Island - It's not just Faraway Friday, it's the farthest Faraway Friday there will ever be! That's because this is all about the exotic and beautiful Easter Island--the remotest island on the planet. That's pretty far away! Here are 10 reasons you should definitely visit this tiny island in the South Pacific.
  • 5 Days on Easter Island - This Throwback Thursday, we're throwin' it way back to last week on Easter Island, Chile! We spent 5 days there, and it was truly a trip of a lifetime. Here is our itinerary... and a few things we would have done differently! We hope this will help you plan your perfect trip to beautiful Easter Island! These days can be arranged in any order that works for you.
  • What to Eat on Easter Island - It's What I Ate Wednesday! This week it's coming to you from the most remote inhabited island in the world: Easter Island! What does one eat on this remote, South Pacific island? Find out today!
  • What to Know Before Visiting Easter Island - Easter Island is the most isolated island in the world, but you can see it for yourself! I recently had a chance to visit this mysterious island with my sweet husband for this year's "Trip of a Lifetime," but even with all my travel research strategies I found preparing for this trip a bit tricky.
  • Tour of the Moai: The Heads of Easter Island - It's Moai Monday! If you've been following along on Facebook or Instagram @quickwhittravel, you know we just got home from a Trip of a Lifetime to Easter Island, Chile! So what are those big heads all about? Do they have bodies? How did they get there? Read on to find out!
  • Packing for Dudes: Easter Island in Winter - It's What I Wore Wednesday! This one is pretty special because I'm venturing into new territory... Packing for Men!
  • Packing for Ladies: Easter Island in Winter - I'm off to Santiago and Easter Island, Chile, today! And let me tell you, this one was a challenge! I'm good at packing, if I do say so myself, but I really don't like it (who does?). When temperatures are in the 30s-60s, I just don't know what to pack.

Santiago

  • What to Eat in Santiago, Chile - It's What I Ate Wednesday! We recently spent a day in Santiago, Chile, enroute to Easter Island, and while we didn't have too much time there, we did have to eat! Turns out you can get a big sandwich just about anywhere...
  • 5 Things to Know Before You Visit Santiago, Chile - Happy Travel Tip Tuesday! This week's travel tips are all about Santiago, Chile. We only had a one-day layover there, but we learned some valuable lessons that I think you'll want to know if you decide to travel to (or through!) this city. Here's what we came up with!
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