If you’ve been lucky enough to spend any amount of time in Chile, you’ve more likely than not sunk your teeth hungrily into a piping hot empanada - South America’s delicious and very convincing answer to the Cornish pasty! Fabulous for famished wayfarers on the go, it seems high time that we give these pastry parcels the recognition they deserve, stealing a bite of this important slice of Chilean cultural history!
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We love to give you ideas of where you should go and what you should do once you are away, just as if dropping everything were the easiest thing in the world... but we all know that life is never quite that simple, and we also know precisely how nerve-racking it can be to bid farewell to your flat, bungalow, mansion, houseboat... wherever you lay your hat and call home! So we’ve compiled the ultimate list of musts and must-nots of keeping your houses... safe as houses!
There’s no denying that Santiago is a city which really delivers when it comes to day trips - your only trouble is deciding where to go and what to do! This weekend, I plumped for Cajón del Maipo - lying to the southeast of the city, this canyon offers myriad options for everyone, from the most daring thrill-seeker, to the more sedate sightseer.
Patagonia hides many jewels, but one of the most stunning must surely be the marble caves of Lago General Carrera - so take a few minutes out of your busy schedule, and let us whisk you away to this bewitching haven of peace and tranquility!
This week's profile of a not-so famous feline is quite simply the cat's whiskers! Read on to find out all about the Geoffroy's cat, another elusive creature which stalks the forests of Patagonia and the Andean foothills...
Recently named American Capital of Culture for 2016, we shine the spotlight on Valdivia and give you the top ten reasons you should have this city right up there on your to-visit list!
Here at Cascada, we know that having children does not mean your thirst for adventure has been magically quenched! Starting a family is a wonderful adventure in itself and it makes sense to continue it by showing your little travellers the magic of the world you’ve brought them into! So, are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin - let us briefly explain how to reconcile travel with tots, and adventure with adolescents, in EcoCamp Patagonia... First off, here is the EcoCamp policy with regards to young wildlife safari explorers:
Six new UNESCO Living Human Treasures have been named in Chile - so let's grab a spade and uncover our buried gold!
This week we profile the life and times of the weird and wonderful Darwin's frog and reveal five fascinating facts about this curious amphibian, including a rather novel method of childcare...