Chile lies on the west coast of South America, covering over 6,000 km of coastline overlooking the South Pacific Ocean. Its capital, Santiago enjoys a balmy Mediterranean climate year-round. Head downtown to explore palm-lined squares with historical structures such as Metropolitan Cathedral, the National History Museum, Central Post Office and the Royal Court Palace.

    Chile is also known for its natural and cultural offerings. Take a trip to remote Easter Island to visit 900 megalithic monuments by the early Rapa Nui people. The statues are called moai, with massive stone heads jutting above the ground. Adventure lovers flock to Torres del Paine National Park for its snow-capped mountains, glacier lakes, and scenic hiking trails around the Chilean Patagoni. 

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    • In Santiago, a visit to the Metropolitan Park will lead you to a major zoo, a lush botanical garden, and a hilltop sanctuary. Here, as you cruise along historic cobblestoned streets, a side-step into one of the city’s many cutting edge galleries could lead you to the next big thing in the art-world. For shopaholics, the upscale boutiques...

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    • 10 Best Things to Do in Santiago

      Santiago de Chile is nestled in a vibrant South American valley surrounded by the snow-capped Andes and invites visitors from all walks of life to peel back the sun-drenched layers and marvel at its authentic eccentricity. Housing original Chilean culture that showcases culinary treats, superb historical hotspots and contrasting neighborhoods, the charming Chilean capital is a cosmopolitan hub...

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    • 10 Ways to Eat and Drink Your Way Around Santiago

      Set in Chile's fertile Central Valley, Santiago offers hungry travelers a rich variety of food to try from tasty street bites like completo hot dogs to elaborate dishes created by award-winning chefs. Use this handy guide to find out where to go in Santiago to find locals eating the best of Chilean culinary offerings. Delve into the markets to...

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