Get chilly in Chile on a trek through the wintery heart of Torres del Paine! When one thinks of Torres del Paine National Park, the classic W Trek instantly comes to mind. The two are synonymous. The W offers the absolute best of Torres del Paine: the Grey Glacier, Los Cuernos, French Valley, the Base […]
Viva Chile! For the third year in a row, from 2015 to 2017, Chile has been named the best adventure travel destination in South America at the World Travel Awards, an award ceremony that is known in the industry as the “Oscars of tourism”. Congratulations, Chile!
On September 4th, National Chilean Wine Day, Chileans come together to celebrate a key part of their national character and gastronomy: wine! Here are five ways to make Dionysus and Chileans proud on National Chilean Wine Day, either here or at home!
Winter in the city is a magical time, and with its mountainous surroundings and cosmopolitan hustle and bustle, Santiago is a winter wonderland on par with the best of them. Surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Andean Cordillera, Santiago is South America’s rising star city, bursting with cultural activities, outdoor fun, a vibrant culinary scene, […]
Chile’s location on the far end of the Pacific Ring of Fire – a geographic hotspot of tectonic plate movement and active fault lines that results in regular volcanic and seismic activity – has an unexpected but welcome side effect: a network of close to 270 thermal hot springs spanning the length of the country, […]
Perched above steep valleys and clinging to snow-covered slopes throughout one of the most dramatic mountain ranges on Earth, Chile’s world-class ski resorts have everything you need to hit the slopes and spend your days “shoop-shoop-shooping” down some pretty epic runs and soaking up that high altitude sunshine and chilled air. But with so many choices, […]
Who doesn’t love an adorable penguin!? With their waddling gait, cute cries, and whimsical personalities, they are loved the world over, and Chile is one of the best places to see several species of penguins up close and personal. So to celebrate World Penguin Day, enjoy these facts about Chile’s favorite flightless birds (sorry, Lesser […]
As any lover of literature knows, reading takes you to places you’ve never been, and travel writing is especially transportive. Weaving personal experience with useful and insightful facts and information, travel books, or “travelogues”, have been a part of travel since the time of Marco Polo. Since then, as humans have traveled and explored the […]
With landscapes that were crafted by nature to be perfect winter wonderlands covered in fluffy white snow, hearty seasonal meals that banish the cold, and stores throughout the country stocked with wooly garments to bundle up in, Chile is the ultimate winter country – especially for winter sports enthusiasts! If you eagerly await winter each […]
Known as the gateway to Torres del Paine National Park, the town of Puerto Natales may seen by many as a quick stopover before heading off into the surrounding wilderness in search of adventure and natural wonder, but taking a few days to explore the town and its immediate surroundings offers a glimpse into the […]