A Hidden Gem: Santiago’s Sculpture Park

A Hidden Gem: Santiago’s Sculpture Park

Nestled between the Mapocho River and Avenida Santa María, you’ll find Santiago’s Sculpture Park (Parque de las Esculturas). Opened in 1982, this park is a type of open-air art museum that was initially created to beautify an area of the city damaged by a...
Top 10 Ways to Beat the Heat in Santiago

Top 10 Ways to Beat the Heat in Santiago

Article updated March, 2016 During the summer in Santiago with highs up to 99°F, (37°C), visitors and residents alike search for ways to beat the heat in Santiago. Here are my Top 10 ways to cool off on those hot days!   1. Eat some helado! Helado (ice cream) is...
Foto-Ruta: The Santiago chapter

Foto-Ruta: The Santiago chapter

** This article was co-written by Kat Gilbert, Beth Delthony and Danielle Sclafani ** With the introduction of digital cameras, photography has become accessible to everyone and photography tours are becoming increasingly popular activities to do on your vacations....

Great Local Theater in Santiago’s Las Condes

If you are looking to recharge your cultural batteries, then a visit to the Municipal Theater of Las Condes (Teatro Municipal de Las Condes) is an option well worth considering. Opened about two years ago, it greatly expanded the cultural offerings in this part of...
Parque Arauco – Not Just a Shopping Mall

Parque Arauco – Not Just a Shopping Mall

There are many shopping malls in Santiago. In the sector of Las Condes, it is easy to reach Alto Las Condes, Costanera Centre, Apumanque and Parque Arauco. But while each of them have their own character, Parque Arauco remains my favourite. Apart from the usual two...