Camping one night next to a glacier, and the next to a gushing glacial stream, and then by the side of an emerald lake, and the last one at the base of towering mountains – that’s the W-trek for you. Located in the Torres del Paine National Park in Southern … more »
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Chile & Easter Island
Chile is the longest country on Earth: extending from the most arid of landscapes up north (Atacama Desert), passing by Andean mountains in the central valley, reaching the antarctic region of southern Patagonia. What’s more, you can count in Easter Island too, right in the middle of the Pacific!
We’ve traveled extensively in this long and diverse country. Come with us and:
- Road-trip between ancient forests and glaciers along Chile’s Carretera Austral
- Explore the glaciers in the South of Chile – the Antarctic region!
- Find out how to do Easter Island on a Budget
- Marvel at some of the best graffiti in the world, in Santiago
- Take a trip to the driest place on planet earth – The Atacama
- Learn about traditional Chilean delicacies Curanto and Sopaipillas
- See the beauty of the Island of Chiloe through this video
Overall, we think Chile is the most beautiful country on Earth: these stunning photos are here to show you why!
And if you still want more, we have lots of content for you to explore below!
One of my absolute favorite things to do in Santiago de Chile is shopping at the main local market: La Vega Central. Over there, you can truly find anything you are likely to come across in the country. Fish, meat, general groceries, utilities and TONS and TONS of fresh produce. … more »
Chile is not a major street food destination. Still, in Santiago, there are vendors who specialize in a few local treats. Sopapillas, the round fritters in the photo above, are one of the most popular Chilean snacks. They consist on soft bread-like dough mixed with a little pumpkin (hence the … more »
While in Concepcion, Chile we decided to drive south for a few kilometers to visit an abandoned coal mine in Lota. The coal mine starts at the shore and then goes under the ocean. The mine was abandoned due to political disagreements, but there are tours that take you down … more »
The Atacama desert is the driest place on earth. Scientists from NASA studied it before the US led Mars mission as the climate is supposed to be quite similar to the red planet. What’s more, there are few deserts with such dramatic landscapes as this. Sun scorched earth with cracks … more »
So today we’re back in the Americas! Life has brought us back to San Francisco and when I am on this continent, I can’t help but think of our life far down south in Chile. Chile undoubtedly has the most amazing graffiti of all the countries that we have been … more »
So it’s no secret that we were in Chile for the past 4 months with me working with a company there. We took the opportunity to travel around Chile and Colombia during that time too! This post is about how I got my one year work visa for Chile in … more »
The other day in Santiago de Chile we randomly met a girl at the Embassy of India. She was a traveler herself, asking for a visa. She told us that “while in Chile you must go to Valparaiso! It’s a paradise: all about art and communism! Just like Berlin”. Coincidence … more »
Visiting the Southern most part of Chile, Patagonia, is the closest we’ve been to Antarctica. Although this part of the world still belongs to South America, it is already called the Chilean Antarctic Territory. From here, one gets to experience some of the things you’d be looking forward to see … more »
We were in Lisbon the other day and, over dinner and drinks with my sister, we ended youtubing music videos from “the good ‘ol times”. Everyone got to share their favorites and, of course, we ended up listening to bands I used to love. Songwriters like Alanis Morisette, Anouk or … more »