This is a call to action, prompting businesses, governments, educational institutions and individuals to come together and do something no matter how small, to stand up for the rights of the planet.
Choosing where to eat in Santiago can be daunting. After all, the restaurant scene in Chile’s capital, Santiago, has gone from strength to strength and grown into one of the world’s top food destinations.
This weekend, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 of May, the nation of Chile will celebrate Dia del Patrimonio with more than 1,500 free activities on offer.
June 24 will mark the winter solstice, which in Chile means that the shortest day of winter is upon us. Here we take a look at the celebrations of the Mapuche, one of Chile's most dominant groups, who celebrate We Tripantu on this date.
While most visitors are initially drawn to Chile to see the dinosaur-shaped spikes of Torres del Paine, it must be said that the northern expanse of desert more than holds its own. The township of San Pedro de Atacama receives thousands of visitors each year - and for good reason; right on its doorstep are the sunburnt valleys and mirror-like lakes of the world’s driest desert, the Atacama.
We bet you didn't know that the best time to plan your stay for is actually AUTUMN? Check out our favorite reasons why here, such as better weather, less wind, more animals, and AMAZING colors!
If you are planning on visiting South America, chances are high that you will have to pass through Chile’s capital, Santiago. If you are traveling as a family and feel a bit daunted by this - don’t worry. For tourists, Santiago is a relatively safe and modern city with all the same things you love from home, except in Spanish and with a ton of local quirk. Here are some tips from the mums at Cascada to help you settle in and get the most out of your trip to this amazing city.
North of Santiago the landscape changes dramatically. The hills turn brown and barren, and the land stretches out flat towards the east. Trees give way to cacti and villages become further and further apart, while in Spring the extraordinary Flowering Desert (Desierto Florida) bursts across the landscape in a sea of bright pinks, purples and whites.
Wandering off the beaten path in national parks is uncommon, and usually prohibited, but if you’re a volunteer with the Torres del Paine Legacy Fund, stepping off the W and O circuits in Parque Nacional Torres del Paine is an everyday occurrence.
Navarro is an official EcoCamp ambassador. As an ambassador, Navarro was invited to Torres del Paine to experience it first hand. Navarro is one of Chile’s most shining exports, a world-ranked surfer who is also a genuinely good guy, being a committed activist to the protection of the water he so cherishes.
Imagine for a moment that you had never heard the ding! of a new email, the whistle of a WhatsApp message, or seen the flash of red of a Facebook notification. Imagine leaving the house without a phone, or an evening without the TV. Technology has impacted our lives in so many ways that it seems hard to picture a moment when it is not there - and certainly, we don’t advocate its removal entirely - but something has to be said about the benefits of a digital detox.