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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, though? In Chile, interesting facts […]

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How to make your own island green smoothie

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5 minutos

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 home. You don’t need to […]

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A History of Chile Traditional Clothing And Where To Find it

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7 minutos

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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Pucón, Chile: 5 Reason’s Why It’s South America’s Adventure Capital

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6 minutos

Chile may have been crowned South America’s most adventurous tourism destination two years running, but there are plenty of visitors yet to discover what this country has to offer. For those looking for a high-adrenaline vacation, look no further than Pucón, Chile’s capital of adventure. Read on for five reasons why you should be checking out […]

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Chile Islands You Shouldn’t Miss When Traveling Here

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8 minutos

While Chile might be best known as a long, thin country that spans more than half the length of the South American continent, it’s away from the mainland that some of this nation’s most intriguing cultural and environmental places are found. From the internationally revered moai of Easter Island to the hidden wildlife of the […]

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Types of Chile Traditional Food and Where To Try Them In Santiago

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While cuisine from Chile might not have the same international reputation as that of neighboring Peru, this country has a surprisingly rich and diverse range of dishes that any visitor must sample at least once. What’s more, Santiago has one of the most vibrant culinary scenes in the country, making it the ideal spot to […]

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5 Things To Do and See in the Elqui Valley, Chile

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7 minutos

While some tourists might make a brief stopover in the Norte Chico of Chile to visit La Serena’s golden sanded beaches, those who only see the city miss a true hidden gem. The Elqui Valley, Chile is the country’s main pisco-producing region and considered one of the best places in South America for stargazing. Plan […]

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Introducing the Carretera Austral: Chile’s Ultimate Road Trip

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7 minutos

The road trip has long been a compelling way of traveling and finding adventure. There’s nothing quite like navigating a country at your own pace, able to take an interesting detour or stop to admire a stunning landscape as and when you please. While road trips have long been a quintessentially North American pastime, great […]

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The Chilean Bellflower: 5 Facts about the Beautiful Lapageria Rosea

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5 minutos

.How about a brief horticulture lesson? Lapageria Rosea, commonly known as the Chilean Bellflower, is Chile’s national flower. If you have ever visited Chile, you will surely have seen its ever-climbing vines and beautiful flowers. Perhaps you’ve seen it in the wild, or cultivated domestically. There’s more to the Lapageria Rosea than meets the eye, though. […]

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A Quick Guide to Religion in Chile

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Planning a trip to Chile anytime soon? Great choice. Making the most of any vacation involves an understanding of the local lifestyles, culture and customs. In Chile, religion plays a significant role in society, so we’ve put together this quick guide to understanding Chile’s major religions.

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