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  • Chile's Top 12 Experiences

    From visiting wineries to spotting wildlife, Chile offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler's list.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 23, 2015 at 10:30:00 AM EDT in Photos, Trip Ideas Tagged: Trip Ideas,
  • Top 5 Fall Honeymoon Destinations

    Choosing a destination for your honeymoon can prove nearly as challenging a task as finding "the one." Read on for five fall honeymoon destinations that promise to start your happily-ever-after off right.

    Posted by Katie Goldstein on October 09, 2013 at 10:39:17 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • Guide to Chile's Flourishing Wine Country

    Three years after a devastating earthquake, Chile's Central Valley is flourishing again. Just 50 miles outside of Santiago, visitors find spruced up wineries, fantastic cuisine, and stunning scenery.

    Posted by Blane Bachelor on September 03, 2013 at 11:31:24 AM EDT in Wine & Cocktails, Trip Ideas
  • 5 Reasons to Go to Valparaiso, Chile

    This might just be South America's most underrated destination. An aging port town, Valparaiso has seen a boom of late with chic boutique hotels, eateries, and more that only add to its historic charm.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on June 28, 2013 at 11:36:20 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Starter Kit to Patagonia

    Whether as an ending to a South American tour or as a trip of solely outdoor adventures, Patagonia calls to travelers for its stunning natural beauty. Consider this your jumping off point.

    Posted by Karina Martinez-Carter on May 22, 2013 at 4:31:03 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • Exploring the Driest Place on Earth: Chile's Atacama Desert

    The Atacama desert in Chile is the driest place on Earth. And its surreal and dramatic landscape is now host to a handful of properties that offer a mix of luxury stays with a healthy dose of adventure.

    Posted by Celeste Moure on May 02, 2013 at 8:58:43 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • Top 10 Booze-Infused Spa Treatments

    Wine and beer treatments might be old hat in Europe, but from Chicago to Chile, New World spas are discovering the beauty of a spirits-inspired spa day.

    Posted by Sandra Ramani on March 18, 2013 at 9:03:43 AM EDT in Spas, Trip Ideas
  • Best New Year's Resolution Trips

    The start of a new year is a time for reflection and resolutions. We don't know about you, but we like making promises we can keep by criss-crossing the globe! Here are our vacation form.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on December 31, 2012 at 10:46:54 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Olympic Skier Kaylin Richardson's Favorite Slopes

    Who better to point us in the direction of our new favorite ski destination than Olympic, World Cup, and National Alpine Champion skier Kaylin Richardson? She's skied virtually everywhere and has narrowed down her favorite slopes just for us.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on December 10, 2012 at 2:41:58 PM EST in Outdoors
  • South America's Local Beer Scene

    Craft beers are a trend the world over, and South America is jumping on the bandwagon. Moving beyond its award-winning wines, locals and visitors to the region are enjoying local brews.

    Posted by Karina Martinez-Carter on August 30, 2012 at 5:02:18 PM EDT in Wine & Cocktails, Restaurants
  • Visiting South America in the Off-Season

    Thinking of a trip to South America this winter? Why not their winter? Their cooler months (our summer months) are a great time to go for lower rates and seasonal activities with fewer tourists.

    Posted by Karina Martinez-Carter on July 26, 2012 at 3:30:13 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • South America's Hottest New Hotels

    South America may be feeling cooler temps this time of year, but new properties are popping up across the region, from flashy modern digs to serene escapes.

    Posted by Karina Martinez-Carter on July 10, 2012 at 4:28:52 PM EDT in Hotels
  • Carbon-Free Luxury at the Singular Hotel in Patagonia

    Patagonia woos adventurous travelers with stunning, secluded landscapes and luxe, eco-friendly hotels. The latest in the bunch is The Singular, housed in a landmark building from 1915.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on June 04, 2012 at 3:28:56 PM EDT in Hotels
  • Starter Kit to Chile

    Chile is full of surprises—it's more than just sheep, mountains, summer skiing, and wine. So we put together a starter kit of sorts to help you put build the best itinerary.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on May 25, 2012 at 11:42:36 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Patagonia's Hotel Salto Chico Reopens in Torres del Paine

    Just two months ago, a wildfire swept through the renowned Torres del Paine National Park, temporarily closing parts of the park and the iconic Hotel Salto Chico. While the park re-opened in early January, the luxury lodge will re-open its doors on February 23, just in time for the tail-end of the popular summer season in stunning southern Chile.

    Posted by Kimberly Jaso on February 22, 2012 at 4:45:51 PM EST in News, Trip Ideas, Hotels, Outdoors
  • Patagonia: Raise a glass at world’s end

    In Chile’s Puerto Williams, the southernmost permanent settlement in the world, a small Swiss freighter permanently moored at the dock and listing slightly to port is home to the rustic Club de Yates Micalvi. Sailors stop here for good company, strong spirits, and hearty food as they travel between the Atlantic and Pacific around Cape Horn. Stop by and mingle with whoever is there at the time. You might meet Aussies, Brits, Finns, Russians, Swedes, or even the occasional North American.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on November 12, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EST in Travel Tips
  • Chile's Top Attractions

    Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile has beaches that draw sun-worshippers and roaring rivers for adventure travelers. Fishing aficionados head south to the Lake District, while armchair archeologists are attracted to the 5,000-year-old mummies of the Atacama. In some places the 320-km (200-mi) territorial limit is wider than the country itself, making Chile as much water as earth. Here are the best places and sights to inspire your perfect Chilean itinerary.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on November 10, 2010 at 4:51:52 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Chile: Be greeting-savvy

    Females will probably greet you with a kiss on one cheek, while males will go with a fi rm handshake.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on July 10, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips