Once you have arrived in Santiago, you quickly find out that the best things to see and do are actually not in the city itself,… Read More »Things to See Around Santiago: 3 Places to Get in Touch with Nature
Elquí Valley is the cradle of pisco. To learn about the production of pisco brandy and to sample a pisco cocktail like pisco sour, take a tour at Planta Capel in Vicuña.
On December 23rd this mining town is transformed into one of Chile’s largest places of pilgrimage where pilgrims enjoy processions, ceremonies and religious dances.
Observatory Cerro Mamalluca in the Elqui Valley is a perfect place in Chile for astronomy. English-speaking guides and a 12 inch telescope unfold the magic of the skies.
First made by Spanish settlers in the 1500s, pisco is one of the most widely-consumed liquors in Chile. It is rarely drunk straight but rather is used to make cocktails.
Each summer thousands of tourists flock to the colonial town of La Serena in Norte Chico, Chile’s second oldest city with white beaches and excellent seafood restaurants.
Enjoy the Atacameño villages of Chiu Chiu, Lasana and Caspana, where ancient forts, petroglyphs, churches and museums tell their Indian and Spanish histories.
Most people don’t realize how big Chile is. Yes, sure, it’s a very thin territory, stuck between the Andes mountains and the Pacific ocean. And… Read More »What You Need to Know About Santiago Chile, Before You Arrive
The Atacama Desert around San Pedro de Atacama has much to offer: ancient ruins, the Reserva Nacional dos Flamencos, the Moon Valley, and hot pools at the Tatio Geysers.
The beautiful, symmetrical – and active – Villarrica volcano in northern Patagonia provides a great mountain climbing adventure for first-time and experienced climbers.