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Travel Inspiration For A One Month South America Itinerary

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As a vast place with a huge diversity of cultures, flora, fauna and geography, South America offers everything to the prospective traveler. As a result, pinning down your one month South America itinerary might feel like a bit of a headache, particularly when faced with so many options.

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Chilean Spanish

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You might have learned your verb conjugations and practiced rolling your r’s until your tongue hurt, but when arriving in Chile you’ll likely feel it was all in vain. Chilean Spanish can seem like a completely different language and one that even other native Spanish speakers admit to finding tricky, […]

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Hiking in Patagonia’s Stunning Cerro Castillo National Reserve

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Patagonia is brimming with hiking trails and exciting parks that can be visited on foot. One of the least known is Cerro Castillo National Reserve, around 60-miles south of Coyhaique along the Carretera Austral. The park is recognizeable for the jagged peaks of Cerro Castillo and the cobalt blue waters of […]

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Cerro Santa Lucia And Other Highlights of Santiago

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While the Chilean capital may seem to be but a thriving, modern hub of skyscrapers and trendy eateries, if you search in the correct places, you’ll find some hidden, historic gems. Among one of the oldest is Cerro Santa Lucia, a small hill at the heart of downtown Santiago and […]

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Booking South America Cruises in Patagonia

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South America cruises in Patagonia are rapidly ranking top of travelers’ to-do lists. With Patagonia home to a bewitching array of precious, remote landscapes only accessible by boat and brimming with a wealth of marine wildlife, visitors are increasingly being drawn to the idea of exploring this region.  

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Chile Wine Tours Along Colchagua’s Ruta del Vino

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Few wine-producing regions around the world have quite the same combination of unique conditions as those are found in Chile’s Central Valley, the destination for most Chile wine tours. Here, top quality, healthy vines are a product of Chile’s Mediterranean climate that sees cold, rainy winters and warm, dry summers. Mix […]

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Explorers and Other Famous People From Chile

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As a country where traveling from the globe’s driest desert in the north sees you passing through seven distinct climates before you reach the cold tundra grassland of southern Patagonia, it’s fair to say that Chile is one of the most geographically diverse places in the world. It’s therefore no […]

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What Is The Salar de Atacama and How Can You Visit?

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A peculiar, mesmerizing plain of jagged salt stretching beyond the horizon, the Salar de Atacama in the north of Chile is the largest salt flat in the country. Surrounded by steaming volcanoes and crimson colored lunar landscapes, and broken up at points by flamingo-specked saline lagoons, it is a surreal […]

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A No-Nonsense Guide to Sampling Chilean Wine

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With a tradition of producing wine dating from the 16th-century, it’s no surprise that Chile is now the seventh biggest producer of wine in the world and Chilean wine has become noted for its quality and distinctive character. Although the wine industry in Chile has only seen rapid growth in […]

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