About The Author

Eileen Smith

Eileen Smith is the editor of Matador Abroad. She's an ex-Brooklynite who's made a life in Santiago, Chile. She's a fluent Spanish speaker who can be found biking, hiking, writing, photographing and/or seeking good coffee and nibbles at most hours of the day. She blogs here.

Author Articles
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Finding space for Chanukah in Chile

by Eileen Smith
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No avoiding it now: You have to pay to play in Argentina

by Eileen Smith
10

Every 14 days another indigenous language dies

by Eileen Smith
4

How to get a haircut in Spanish

by Eileen Smith
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Hey gringo, you’re not in America anymore

by Eileen Smith
10

Abandoned train and subway stations of the world [PICs]

by Eileen Smith
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Where are the world’s most common languages spoken? [Infographic]

by Eileen Smith
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Paying Argentine reciprocity fee just got trickier

by Eileen Smith

Photo essay: Chilean educational protests continue

by Eileen Smith
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What’s different about me now: An American in Chile

by Eileen Smith
1

Help reforest Patagonia for 4 bucks

by Eileen Smith
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Chile’s President Piñera signs historic anti-discrimination law

by Eileen Smith
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The Valparaíso no one writes about

by Eileen Smith
3

Chile’s massive dam project HidroAysén stalled out

by Eileen Smith
3

Matador launches partnership with Adventure Shield travel insurance

by Eileen Smith
2

Is travel insurance for you?

by Eileen Smith
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Get involved: Photo project to capture “a day” in the life of

by Eileen Smith
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Photo essay: Anatomy of a protest in Santiago

by Eileen Smith
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