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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.
chacarero
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.
melon con vino
January 12, 2017 - 11:42
January 15th marks the celebration of one of Chile’s most popular summer drinks: melon con vino, or melon with wine.
Adult king penguin
January 9, 2017 - 15:57
If you’ve ever wanted to see humpback whales breaching, visit a penguin colony, and sail through waters teemin
10 Reasons to Visit Santiago
January 5, 2017 - 15:37
It’s a new year, which means that around the world, people are making resolutions to better themselves. The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is getting in on the action, designating 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
Star gazing Atacama
January 4, 2017 - 12:09
When poet Pablo Neruda wrote about the bright stars and night sky of his beloved Chile, he used simple but strong phrases, evoking color and movement.

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