2016 Vendimias Celebrate Wine in Chile and Beyond!

2016 Vendimias Celebrate Wine in Chile and Beyond!

It’s time for our annual Vendimia listing! Don’t know what all these vendimia’s (harvests) you’re hearing about are? The term applies to all fall harvests, but is most often used to define the wine harvest and the festivals that celebrate the year’s harvest for the winery and the local community (including visitors!). You can learn more here! If you already know all about vendimias then get ready for this year’s festivities in Chile and beyond.

Fondas for Fiestas Patrias 2015 in Chile

Fondas for Fiestas Patrias 2015 in Chile

NOTE: For those of you worried about damage and cancellations due to the earthquake Wednesday evening, please check with the individual events and organizers. Most places in and around Santiago that are not ocean front communities experienced minimal damage and should...
Fondas for Fiestas Patrias in Chile, 2014

Fondas for Fiestas Patrias in Chile, 2014

Looking for Fonda’s in 2015? Check out our Fonda’s for Fiestas Patrias 2015 article! Fiestas Patrias is one of the most important holidays in Chile; it’s also known as Dieci-ocho (eighteen). Though the event itself is made up of two days (the...
ANZAC Day in Santiago, Chile

ANZAC Day in Santiago, Chile

The 25th of April, ANZAC Day, is an important day for most Australians and New Zealanders, and I for one, remember it wherever I am in the world. Despite the years that have passed and the modern, busy times we live in, I am proud when I see just how many people still...
30 Things To Do When Visiting Santiago, Chile

30 Things To Do When Visiting Santiago, Chile

Article updated March 2016 So many people come to Santiago on their way to somewhere else in Chile or South America, Chile’s capital city is often overlooked as a destination in its own right. In reality there are so many things to do in Santiago, and its location in...
Experience Vendimias (Wine Harvest Festivals) in Chile

Experience Vendimias (Wine Harvest Festivals) in Chile

For 2017 Vendimias check out our new article! 2017 Vendimias Celebrate Wine in Chile and Beyond!   Vendimias (wine harvest festivals) are very popular in Chile. Most towns in the wine regions and some wineries will have one during the fall harvest, typically the...
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Santiago and Chile!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Santiago and Chile!

Although Valentine’s Day is typically an American holiday, lots of countries around the world are starting to share the love, Chile is no exception. Many restaurants around Santiago are putting on special holiday menus for you and your loved one to enjoy. Local...
Celebrate New Years Eve in Santiago and Chile

Celebrate New Years Eve in Santiago and Chile

Celebrating New Year’s Eve (Año Nuevo) in South America is more of a family affair than in other countries. Most people leave work early and then have a late dinner and watch the fireworks with their families and then if they go out, leave around 1-2am to go to a...