Chile: The Expat's Guide: An Insider’s Guide to Living, Working & Traveling in Chile

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Chile: The Expat's Guide is the insider's guide to living, working and traveling in Chile. Updated in 2017 it gives the inside scoop about how to enjoy your time in Chile, whether you're visiting, studying abroad or moving to Chile for an extended period of time. You'll experience Chile through Lustig's eyes, ears and stomach to gain perspective and learn about things that took the him years to learn. Lustig moved to Chile in 2010 with his company, Entrustet, as part of the Start-Up Chile pilot round. After completing the program, his company was acquired and he continued to live in Chile. After living in Chile for nearly three years, Lustig wrote the book he'd wished he'd had been able to read before he first arrived. You'll become an expert on Chilean culture, cultural differences, food, drink and entertainment, as well as get the answers to practical questions like: How much Spanish do I need to survive in Chile? How can I find an affordable apartment? Where are the best places to live in Santiago? What are the best restaurants in Chile? What internet and cell phone should I choose? How does banking work? What kind of visas do I need? How can I get a job in Chile? How do Chileans view foreigners? And much more. Whether you're thinking of traveling to Chile for pleasure, coming for business, studying abroad or relocating, this book will give you the perfect introduction to Chile. After reading Chile: The Expat's Guide, you'll be ready to come to Chile armed with the knowledge you need to make the best of your stay. For more information, check out the companion website http://www.nathanlustig.com Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1: Chile at a Glance Chapter 2: What’s Chile like? A brief history of Chile, Chilean culture, sports, food & drink and a section on dating and relationships. Chapter 3: Getting to Chile & Getting Situated Chapter 4: Getting Around Santiago and Chile Chapter 5: Cost of Living How much do you need to earn to live well in Chile? What costs more? Less? The same? Chapter 6: Safety Tips and tricks to stay safe in Chile. How to recognize scams. Parts of the country to avoid. Chapter 7: How much Spanish do I need? How to survive without speaking much spanish, learning spanish, understanding Chilean spanish. Chapter 8: Business Climate Chapter 9: Visa and Entry Requirements How to come to Chile on a tourist, work or student temporary visa. How to stay for longer if you want to. Chapter 10: Working in Chile How to get a job, what to expect in interviews, what to expect in the workplace. Chapter 11: Apartment Hunting Where to live, how to find the perfect apartment, how to rent the apartment you want. Chapter 12: Santiago City Guide The best restaurants, bars, clubs and parks. Where to go for music, theater, sports, culture and more. Chapter 13: Banking How the banking system works in Chile. Chapter 14: Cell phone and Internet How to get a cell phone that works in Chile. Best plan recommendations. Chapter 15: Heathcare Overview of the Chilean system and who it affects foreigners. Chapter 16: Education The education system and how it affects foreigners. Chapter 17: Real Estate How to buy or rent the property you want. An overview of the Chilean market. Chapter 18: Natural Disasters Everything from earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis to poisonous spiders. Chapter 19: Entrepreneurship and Starting your Own Business Chile’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and culture. Chapter 20: Travel Travel guides for Chilean destinations like Patagonia, Chiloé, Pucón, the lakes region, La Serena, San Pedro de Atacama, Pichilemo, Valparaiso, Viña del Mar and more. Foreign destinations like Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Uruguay and Colombia. Chapter 21: Services and Discount Guide The best service providers that I use in Chile. Phone companies, car rental, attorneys and more. Chapter 22: Chilean Slang A basic dictionary to help you understand the intricacies of Chilean slang. Conclusion

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Lustig is the managing partner at Magma Partners, a Latin America and US venture capital firm. While studying at the University of Wisconsin he cofounded two companies that were later acquired, including one by a publicly traded company. He's been featured in featured in the NY Times, The Economist, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, Forbes, BBC and hundreds of others for his work in multiple industries, including entrepreneurship, doing business in Chile and more. He moved to Chile in 2010 as part of the Startup Chile pilot round and has lived there ever since. In 2012, he wrote Startup Chile 101, a guide book about doing business in Chile. He was also selected to give a speech in Spanish to Chile’s president when he graduated from Startup Chile and writes a monthly column in Chile's most respected daily El Mercurio. He's the founder of Capital Entrepreneurs and the Forward Technology Festival, two of the Midwest's most important entrepreneurial organizations and is a founding member of The Young Entrepreneur Council. You can read his blog, Staying out of the Cubicle, follow him on Twitter @nathanlustig or send him a note through his website http://www.nathanlustig.com

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