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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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9 minutos

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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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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Puerto Natales: Top Day Trips To Take (That Aren’t Torres del Paine)

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6 minutos

Puerto Natales, the gateway to Patagonia’s most famous national park, Torres del Paine, is for many just a stop off on the way to the main event. But those who arrive towards the beginning or end of the hiking season or who don’t have quite enough room in their itineraries to attempt the multi-day treks […]

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Valparaiso: Things to Do In Chile’s Most Colorful City

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Hip, bohemian and alive: these are some of the main adjectives used to describe Valparaiso, a colorful harbor city only a short bus journey from the Chilean capital. With its mild climate, relaxed ambiance and range of cultural treats to discover, there is nowhere else in the country quite like Valparaiso. Things to do here […]

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Words you need to know in Chilean Spanish

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Planning a trip to Chile anytime soon? You might want to brush up on your Chilean Spanish if so. Travelling the world is one of life’s great pleasures. There’s nothing quite like discovering different cultures and experiencing other walks of life, first hand. Being able to communicate with the locals is undeniably an advantage, no […]

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