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...
Merry Christmas, Santiago & Chile!

Merry Christmas, Santiago & Chile!

Article updated November 2015 For those from the northern hemisphere, Christmas in Santiago may seem a bit odd; the end of December is also the beginning of summer, and temperatures can reach above 90 degrees F (32 degrees C). Hence, it’s unlikely that the song...
Celebrating Halloween in Santiago and Chile

Celebrating Halloween in Santiago and Chile

For 2014 events please read our updated Halloween article! Nothing makes any homesickness go away like celebrating holidays from back home. If you celebrate Halloween, take heart, you can find Halloween celebrations here in Santiago, Chile. It is still mainly an...

Fondas for Fiestas Patrias in Chile, 2013

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...
How to Get To and From the Airport in Santiago, Chile

How to Get To and From the Airport in Santiago, Chile

Article updated October 2015 As good as Santiago’s public transport system is, there is one major flaw. There is no simple public transport option to the airport. I know, it’s crazy, but we are here to help! Getting to the airport is easy enough if you...