Chile travel Archive

5 Top Hikes in Patagonia, South America

Patagonia is a vast area between the oceans at the bottom of South America, spanning Argentina and Chile. Parts of it are flat and agricultural, but this is also where the Andes Mountains end, offering some dramatic scenery for hikers. There are great opportunities for hiking on both sides of the border. Here are five [&hellip

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Your American Dollars Are Worth Plenty in Latin America

The worldwide currency markets are volatile and this can have a major impact on your travels. Some years the U.S. dollar is up overall, sometimes it is down. The ups and downs usually aren’t so dramatic in Latin America since some of the currencies are tied to the greenback. Ecuador and Panama even use it [&hellip

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Latin American Airlines: LATAM

There used to be a patchwork of airlines serving South America, but over the years they have consolidated and we’re left with three. The largest one is LATAM Airlines, based in Chile. Like all the others LATAM will nearly always give you a superior flying experience if you choose them over their U.S. counterparts flying [&hellip

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Why Chile is one of the Best Places for a Wine Tour

Chile is a charming and beautiful South American country that’s paradise for wine lovers. It is surrounded by the Andes Mountains on one side, and the Pacific Ocean on the other side, from glaciers in the south to one of the driest deserts in the world in the north. Apart from being a tourist destination [&hellip

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Catch the Next Total Solar Eclipse in South America

If you were in the path of the last total solar eclipse that moved through the USA, you got quite a treat. If you were out of the direct path, however, you probably saw a whole lot of nothing. You’ll still have other chances for a complete solar eclipse in your lifetime though, as soon [&hellip

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A Full Bucket List Tour Through Patagonia

If you’re going to head all the way down to the bottom of South America, it would be a real shame to just buzz in and out of Patagonia. This Southern Cone region of Argentina and Chile has some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Much of it is preserved as parks or [&hellip

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