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Violeta Parra
March 8, 2017 - 16:07
From poets, to senators, to educators, to a female conquistador, Chilean women are a powerhouse.
Perito Moreno Glacier in Calafate - Argentina
March 6, 2017 - 15:11
Did you know that there’s a mini-nation located somewhere amongst Chilean Patagonia’s vast expanses of crawling glaciers?
March 2, 2017 - 15:26
There’s nothing better than a full mug of heartwarming mulled wine on a cold, wintry night, and so, in honor of March 3rd - National Mulled Wine Day - we’re breaking out Chile’s take on this classic blend of warm wine, citrusy fruit, and delectable spices: navegado.
charquipunk mural. Photo credit:
February 28, 2017 - 16:30
Located just a short drive from Santiago, the San Francisco-esque city of Valparaiso is a popular stop for visitors hoping to get exposed to Chilean art and culture, as well as some fresh sea breeze after the stuffy, high mountain air of Santiago.
Calafate berry. Picture by Quintessential Adventures
February 27, 2017 - 12:25
When visiting Patagonia, especially during the breezy spring and summer months of November through March, while traipsing along the well-worn trails you’ll probably encounter deep-blue, almost purple berries dangling from small bushes huddled under trees and other shrubs.
February 13, 2017 - 15:33
Cultures and countries all over the world have each added their own unique twist to one of the most common and enoyable meals of all time: the sandwich.
Kayaking in Torres del Paine
February 9, 2017 - 11:19
With winter chills and heavy snows settling over much of the northern hemisphere, the joys of summertime - the feel of warm sunshine on bare skin, cold popsicles by the pool, spending a relaxing day hiking or going for a bike ride - seem like a distant memory.
Photo Credit: Pablo Vera Lisperguer / AFP – Getty Images
February 1, 2017 - 14:58
Chile is currently experiencing the worst wildfires in the nation’s history, with up to 120 separate blazes throughout the month of January destroying towns, forests, and vineyards near the capital of Santiago, and down through the southern regions of O’Higgins, Bio Bio, La Araucania, and Maule.
Wheel the world in Torres del Paine
January 23, 2017 - 12:30
A few days before Christmas last year, Alvaro Silberstein made history as the first disabled person to explore Torres del Paine National Park - with the aid of a very special wheelchair.
January 16, 2017 - 10:17
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start figuring out how to mark the occasion. But this year, in place of the usual fancy dinner with wine, why not go right to the source of that aphrodisiac libation and spend Valentines in the heart of South American wine culture: Chile’s wine valleys.