Tag Archives: Chile

Valparaíso – Chile’s edgiest city

As you are probably aware, Santiago is the capital of Chile, and overwhelmingly dominates the nation in population and economic terms. However, there is another city that is increasingly proving a worthy rival in the tourism and cultural stakes – … Continue reading

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Argentina: Out of season skiing in Bariloche

Come this time of year, us northern Europeans tend to be itching to escape to sunnier climes and sandy beaches. However, more and more of us are discovering the novel thrill of winter sports in South America. Thriving Andean resort … Continue reading

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Argentina: Aconcagua, summit of the Andes

Due to its vastness and breadth of climatic zones, the nation of Argentina offers a great variety of natural landscapes. Some of the most dramatic and extreme environments are to be found along the backbone of the Andes, forming a … Continue reading

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Lollapalooza Chile: The City of Santiago Goes Festival Mad

The last few decades since the fall of Pinochet have seen calm and relative prosperity in Chile, allowing its capital Santiago to transform itself into a cosmopolitan, liberal and exciting metropolis. Many visitors remark that along with Buenos Aires, Santiago … Continue reading

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Mendoza and the art of gastronomy (Part 2)

The art of gastronomy in Mendoza is not only a celebration of incredible food, but equally it is a sign of cultural identity. There can’t be many better places in the world to explore and enjoy a plethora of top quality … Continue reading

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Museo a Cielo Abierto – Chilean Street Art

El Museo a Cielo Abierto in San Miguel is a set of thirty-seven murals located in the south of the city of Santiago de Chile. There is a colourful mixture of murals and graffiti that fills about 3,700 m2 of the … Continue reading

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