Chile's Central Valley, sandwiched between the cool rocky coastline and Santiago in the Andes mountain range, is ideal for growing grapes and today produces some of the best Chilean wines. Three wineries in the Casablanca Valley not only produce great wines, they make easy and accessible self-guided wine tours and day trips from Santiago and Valparaiso.
Chilean cuisine is as diverse as the landscape, and there are so many options to try whether it’s a traditional local dish or haute cuisine. From the native plant-based cuisine in the Atacama Desert to the rich meats and seafoods of Patagonia, don't be shy when it comes to trying Chilean food. You’ll love it!
Valparaiso was a complete surprise! With so many epic landscapes to see in Chile, we never expected to love this port city as much as we did. There are so many things to do in Valparaiso in the colorful and vibrant neighborhoods. But bring comfy shoes!
Ever want to explore the moon? Well, here's your chance to visit that surreal landscape in your lifetime right here on Planet Earth! The Atacama desert in northern Chile is some of the most breathtaking landscapes you'll ever see. Here are the top 8 places you need to see and explore and 1 sweet spot you shouldn't do without.
The Atacama desert in South America truly has some of the most magnificent landscapes in the world, and it may seem daunting to navigate this lunar landscape in your very own rental car. These 7 key tips will have you exploring the desert safely and on your own.
Where do you stay in the wilds of Chilean Patagonia if you're not exactly the camping type? Add a little luxury to the natural camping experience and voila! EcoCamp: the perfect eco-friendly, yet ruggedly-comfortable accommodation in Torres del Paine.
Visiting the world's most epic destinations carries certain imperatives - things you absolutely must do or see before you leave. Like hailing a cab in New York City, riding in a tuk-tuk in Delhi, or eating pizza in Italy. One more for that list? Horseback riding in Patagonia!
Exploring the entire Atacama desert in South America is a great way to add Peru, Bolivia, and Chile to your travel map. But if you're just visiting Chile, you must visit San Pedro de Atacama. These six things will make you fall in love with this funky desert town.
If you’re planning to visit Chile’s famous National Park Torres del Paine, hiking is probably high on your list. And one of the most spectacular hikes you can do there is a thrilling ice hike on Glacier Grey with Bigfoot Patagonia, the only licensed vendor in Torres del Paine. The first step (in crampons) is the hardest part!
Explore the north Chilean desert town of San Pedro de Atacama, its adobe buildings and narrow streets even more pretty in the glow of streetlight.
It takes an adventurous spirit to explore Patagonia, and that includes the food like Cordero al Palo, or roast lamb on the spit. Even if you don’t love lamb, try this traditional Patagonia food. It’ll change your mind about lamb!
Independent travel isn't always easy, but it carries many rewards - like an open and flexible schedule you can write as you go. Planning your first independent trip to a remote region of the world like Patagonia can be daunting, but here are a few logistical things (complete with our itinerary) that will come in handy your your trip to the end of the world!
Getting around Patagonia can be daunting, especially with border crossings between Chile and Argentina. If you're exploring Torres del Paine near Punta Arenas, Chile and want to combine it with a trip to Ushuaia, Argentina at the end of the world, take the bus. Sometimes it's not where you go but how you get there. And then sometimes, when you're lucky, it's both!