Given that Lonely Planet chose Chile as the top country to visit in 2018 and that it boasts Latin America’s Hotel of the Year (EcoCamp Patagonia), it makes sense that its capital city, Santiago, would see a rise in tourists. Here's what you need on your must-visit list.
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What to eat, what to do, and how to keep the ocean blue! As travelers and adventurers, the sea remains Earth’s last great mystery, a place that NASA admits we know very little about. This is our guide to experience the best of it - while protecting it too.
We are proud to report that Cascada Expediciones has earnt 2nd place in the LATA Achievement Awards, held this week at the Experience Latin America expo in London. Our hotel, EcoCamp Patagonia, won Hotel of the Year.
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.
If you’ve worked long and hard to make your Patagonia hiking dream a reality you don’t want to risk being scuppered by unexpected kit failure. That’s why whenever we set out hiking in Patagonia, we always pack the duct tape. If you’re wondering why, here are 15 reasons to get you started!