24 hours in: Punta Arenas

24 hours in: Punta Arenas

While many travellers use Punta Arenas, known as the gateway to Antarctica, as a jumping off point for adventures further afield, it would be a mistake to skip over the city entirely. Whether you’re on your way elsewhere or happen to find yourself in the area, Punta Arenas is worthwhile...

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The complete guide to: Punta Arenas travel

The complete guide to: Punta Arenas travel

This small but vibrant city is the most southerly in Chile and sits facing the Straits of Magellan. Punta Arenas is known as the gateway to Antarctica, and makes for the ultimate jumping off point for exploring the epic natural surroundings. But before you go further afield, take some time...

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24 hours in: Valparaiso

24 hours in: Valparaiso

Valparaiso (also called Valpo) is Chile’s second largest city and worth a visit for more than a few reasons — think beaches, ultra-fresh seafood, colourful street art and vibrant nightlife. The other thing that sets Valparaiso apart is the city’s hilly terrain, best navigated by a series of funiculars and...

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The complete guide to: Valparaiso travel

The complete guide to: Valparaiso travel

Founded in the 16th century by a Spanish conquistador and known as the Pearl of the Pacific, Valparaiso is Chile’s main port and a city of dramatic nature and grand, crumbling architecture. The coastline is rugged and picturesque, with pretty hilltop suburbs that can be reached by old-fashioned funicular railways...

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The complete guide to: Santiago travel

The complete guide to: Santiago travel

Travelling to Chile and checking out the sights in Santiago? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting the capital, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Chilean music you should listen to before you go, to the cool local events you should...

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Things to do in: Santiago

Things to do in: Santiago

Santiago is a city for everyone: the adventurers, the bohemians, the romantics, the artists, those who like traditions and those who like the more modern and exotic. No matter your tastes, there are plenty of things to do in Santiago that will leave you loving this Chilean city! For the...

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24 hours in: Santiago

24 hours in: Santiago

Headed to Chile? You’ll definitely want to explore the culturally cool city of Santiago while you’re there. With all the food, stylish shops, fun bars, and great architecture, you won’t be at a loss for things to see and do. If you find yourself with just one single day in...

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These South American cities are calling your name

These South American cities are calling your name

Tourism in South America has grown a lot in recent years. The cities are safer, the economy is developing, and the infrastructure is growing. Events like World Cup last year have put the continent on the travel wish lists of anyone who is interested in history, nature, and, of course,...

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