Local Travel Guides

Chile local travel guide Emily Stuebing goes to Vina Indomita in Casablanca Valley

Chile Travel Guide: My Tips After Studying Abroad

Alright, I know I'm posting this along with my local travel guides and I'm not *technically* a Chilean local. However, I did study abroad there for a semester and will be sharing with you my Chile travel guide, which includes everything my Chilean host family and friends showed me during my semester abroad. This place is very near and dear to my heart, and I'm super excited to share it with you! From the beach to the Atacama desert to the Andes Mountains to (basically Antarctica) Patagonia in the south, Chile offers a littl[...]
Pertisau, Austria

Tirol, Austria Has the Cutest Town You Need to See

Before having visited the small alpine town of Pertisau bordering Lake Achen in Tirol, Austria, I’d never even heard of it before. What I discovered once I got there is one of Austria’s best-kept secret destinations and (not exaggerating) one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen.  This spot has become so precious to me that I now make a visit every time I'm in Europe. I was even a little hesitant to tell you about it because I want to keep it hidden and all to myself! With its clear teal lake filled with n[...]
Costa Rica

Want the Best Costa Rica Travel Tips from Locals?

Hola y pura vida! If you're interested in Costa Rica travel and want to learn more, you're in the right place. Costa Rica has some of the most beautiful scenery I've seen, the people are nice, the food is good, and it's pretty affordable (depending on what you do). If you're looking for a mix of relaxing beaches and hot springs, as well as gorgeous hikes and national parks, then Costa Rica will be perfect for you. As always, I made a point of talking to locals during my trip and put together all their advice for you! I only[...]
  • This Is Graffiti You Need to See!

This Is Graffiti You Need to See!

Valparaiso is a colorful city in every sense of the word. Of all the countries and cities I've visited, it is truly the most unique. Most noteworthy is Valparaiso's graffiti. Now, I'll be honest...  Valparaiso isn't necessarily glamorous. Trash often lines the streets, stray dogs roam the city and become your companion, and protests involving tear gas aren't necessarily an infrequent occurrence. But that's exactly what makes Valparaiso memorable and one-of-a-kind. A trip to Valparaiso is one you'll never forget. [...]