Biking Colchagua Valley: Wine tasting cycling tours

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When most people think of South American wine, they think Argentinian malbec. Equally, when people think of Chilean wine, they cite chardonnay. However, if you’re a red wine lover that’s looking for something a bit different, then biking Colchagua Valley is a fabulous choice. Nestled between the Andes and the […]

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Chile fun facts: A crash course in Chilean history

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The long, thin landmass that makes up the South American nation of Chile has a rich and vibrant history. From significant archaeological discoveries, to ancient civilisations, to turbulent 20th-century politics, Chile is a country full of fascinating heritage and interesting trivia. However, before you delve deeper on your Chilean adventure, […]

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Leisure time with Chilean wine

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There are many ways to enjoy leisure time. Some people like to read, others like to meditate, others still like to go on adventure holidays. For many, nothing beats the simple pleasure of a glass of well-made wine. If you’re planning to visit Chile anytime soon, you can experience adventure during […]

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What you need to know about Chile Independence Day

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Visit Chile in September, and you’ll undoubtedly hear talk of Chile Independence Day. If you’re lucky enough to be there on and around the 18th of September, you’ll get to join in the celebration. The 18th marks Chile Independence Day and is known locally as the Dieciocho. Whether you’re planning […]

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7 interesting facts about Chile

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Chile is a dream holiday destination for many of us. This South American hotspot is seriously attractive to international tourists, and with good reason. From its cities and culture to its wildlife and landscape, there’s a lot to like about Chile. How much do you really know about the place, […]

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How to make your own island green smoothie

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Nothing stirs the senses quite like an island vacation. The combination of sun, sand and socialising is like nowhere else on earth. The food and drink is great, too. Most of us can only dream of island life, though there’s nothing stopping us from recreating some of that tropical magic at […]

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A History of Chile Traditional Clothing And Where To Find it

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While a trip to Santiago, the Chilean capital proves that the vast majority of city dwellers wear modern, Western-style clothing, this isn’t the case throughout the entire country. In fact, Chile traditional clothing ranges from the ponchos of the huasos (cowboys) to the ornate trarilonco of the indigenous Mapuche people.

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