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All You Need to Know About Chile Attractions in Los Lagos Region

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6 minutos

While Chile’s southernmost slice of Patagonia might be known for its inordinate number of glaciers and mountain peaks, the Los Lagos Region is splendid in an entirely different way. The Chilean Lake District (as it is best known by English speakers) lives up to its name: the region is covered in a plentiful selection of […]

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6 Traditional (and Delicious!) Chilean Desserts You Have to Sample

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7 minutos

Drawing together household favorites from the full 2,670-mile (4,300km) length of the country, this list of top Chilean desserts should satisfy any sweet tooth. You’ll notice a common theme arises (both here and in our list of Argentine sweet treats): Chileans are huge fans of manjar (or dulce de leche as it is known in other […]

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Traditional Chile Food to Sample On Your Next Vacation

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8 minutos

If planning a visit to Chile, don’t worry about going hungry: this country has a wide selection of traditional dishes to give you a flavor of a nation that likes nothing more than to eat and drink well. Although some of the dishes mentioned here are more traditionally associated with certain regions of the country, […]

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8 Important Facts About Cape Horn

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6 minutos

Since the discovery of the passageway around Cape Horn in 1616, “rounding the horn” has come to represent a legendary act of perilous daring; a result of the thousands of European and international sailors who sought to battle the might of the ocean and sometimes failed in their attempts. Although you can now visit Cape […]

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A Guide to the Bus From Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales

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7 minutos

The bus from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales is the easiest way of getting between these two important places in southern Patagonia and onwards towards Torres del Paine National Park. Luckily, buses in Chile are very straightforward compared to other places in South America and can often be booked online in advance to allow you […]

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Major Cities in Chile To Explore On Your Next Vacation

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8 minutos

Although Chile might be best known for the outstanding beauty of its natural landscapes, the towns and cities dotted across this nation deserve more attention from foreign visitors. Captivating museums, fine dining and some of South America’s best beaches await in the following major cities in Chile.

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Travel Inspiration For A One Month South America Itinerary

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11 minutos

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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7 minutos

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, if not almost impossible, to […]

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Hiking in Patagonia’s Stunning Cerro Castillo National Reserve

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7 minutos

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 the lagoon at the base […]

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Cerro Santa Lucia And Other Highlights of Santiago

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7 minutos

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 one of the city’s most […]

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