One minute, the train announcement is in German. An hour later, it’s in French. Then you get off the train and everyone is speaking Italian. Welcome to Switzerland, where ... read more
09 Jun 2009
Mention “Transantiago” to any Santiago resident and you likely will elicit looks of frustration and discontent. The city’s recently revamped bus system was implemented in early 2007, with the ... read more
27 Feb 2009
If I may refute a popular saying, sometimes it is not about the journey, it's all about the destination. Getting there may be harrying, hellish and all-around disheartening, but once you make it to that dreamed-of place, it's all worth it. This weekend's destination was Manuel Antonio, on Costa Rica's ... read more
by Tricia Smith
19 Oct 2010
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