Escape the City! Best Day Trips from Santiago

Looking for a little escape from the big city of Santiago? We’ve got you covered! Here in Chile,.
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A - Z Guide to Chilean Spanish

Wait, they speak Spanish in Chile... right? Well, they do, but Chileans speak a very specific.
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Confused About Refugios? Here's What To Know

First Things First: What is a Refugio? The word refugio means 'refuge' in English and are often.
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Escape the City! Best Day Trips from Santiago

Looking for a little escape from the big city of Santiago? We’ve got you covered! Here in Chile, there are so many amazing day trips to take, all...
Published: July 3, 2019
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A - Z Guide to Chilean Spanish

Wait, they speak Spanish in Chile... right? Well, they do, but Chileans speak a very specific dialect of Spanish. It’s fast-paced, full of slang and...
Published: April 2, 2019
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Confused About Refugios? Here's What To Know

First Things First: What is a Refugio? The word refugio means 'refuge' in English and are often translated to mean mountain huts. However, before...
Published: October 8, 2018
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8 Things You Don't Need in Patagonia

We hear it all the time "We want to go trekking in Torres del Paine but we don’t know what to take" or "I don’t want to buy everything on the list if...
Published: August 1, 2018
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Patagonia with Kids? Family Travel Made Doable

Here at Cascada, we have had a ton of families wanting to experience the remote beauty of Patagonia with kids. Keyword there is remote. Any travel...
Published: July 27, 2018
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Hiking Kits in Torres del Paine: To Rent or Not To Rent?

As your eyes drift over the lists of   What to Wear for Your Patagonia Hike, they might start to water. Two questions might spring to mind: 1) How...
Published: July 19, 2018
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One Day in Santiago? Here's What to Put On Your Must-See List

Given that Lonely Planet chose Chile as the top country to visit in 2018 and that it boasts Latin America’s Hotel of the Year (EcoCamp Patagonia),...
Published: June 20, 2018
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The Best Time of Year to Visit Patagonia Is Not When You Think

When is the best time of year to visit Patagonia? To put it simply, there is no single best time. Each season has its advantages and drawbacks, so...
Published: May 17, 2018
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What to Do in Santiago with Kids

If you are planning on visiting South America, chances are high that you will have to pass through Chile’s capital, Santiago.  If you are traveling...
Published: May 16, 2018
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