Cajón del Maipo, An Andes Mountain Oasis

Cajón del Maipo Andes

Cajón del Maipo is located in the Andes Mountains just over an hour’s travel southeast of Santiago. Situated in between the world’s largest mountain range lies an oasis for those hoping to escape Santiago’s summer heat and enjoy some peace and tranquility, or rather some adrenaline crazed sports. The region offers a wide range of … Read moreCajón del Maipo, An Andes Mountain Oasis

Celebrating My First Fiestas Patrias in Parque O’Higgins

FIRST FIESTAS PATRIAS, FIRST CHILEAN CELEBRATION, FIRST FONDA, FIRST SKEWERED CHICKEN, FIRST (MORE OR LESS) TERREMOTOS, FIRST MILITARY PARADE, FIRST KITE LESSONS, FIRST (BUT I HOPE NOT THE LAST) TOTAL IMMERSION IN THE CHILEAN SOCIETY. WHEN PEOPLE TALKED TO ME ABOUT FIESTAS PATRIAS, I EXPECTED TO CELEBRATE THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE COUNTRY LIKE JULY 14TH … Read moreCelebrating My First Fiestas Patrias in Parque O’Higgins

Celebrating my First Fiestas Patrias at Estadio Nacional

LAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON I DECIDED TO GO TO THE ESTADIO NACIONAL TO DISCOVER ANOTHER PLACE TO CELEBRATE FIESTAS PATRIAS, WHICH IS CONSIDERED LIKE A TRADITIONAL AND FESTIVE PLACE WITH ARTS AND CRAFTS, MAPUCHE STANDS, TYPICAL GAMES FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS, FAMILY ENVIRONMENT . I walked like a Saturday adventuress but it is still a form … Read moreCelebrating my First Fiestas Patrias at Estadio Nacional

Chile Launches “Guía Joven Viajero” for Young Travelers

SERNATUR OFFERS EXCLUSIVE PROMOTIONS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN ORDER TO ALLOW THEM TO USE IT ON ACCOMMODATION, FOOD, TRIPS, ETC. THIS WILL BE VALID UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2013. Santiago – The National Director of Sernatur, Javier Vergara, launched the new “Guía Joven Viajero”, which has more than 300 discounts. Vergara explained that “People from 15 … Read moreChile Launches “Guía Joven Viajero” for Young Travelers

Chile’s La Vega Named Among Best Markets in the World

Chile’s La Vega Central market was nominated by The Daily Meal as one of the best markets in the world, following similar recognition for Mercado Central in 2012. SANTIAGO — La Vega Central de Santiago was chosen as the fourth best market in the world by the culinary website www.thedailymeal.com. This well-known webpage says that … Read moreChile’s La Vega Named Among Best Markets in the World