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...
Plaza de Armas – Santiago’s Original City Center

Plaza de Armas – Santiago’s Original City Center

Plaza de Armas was the original center of Santiago. Many Spanish colonial cities had a Plaza de Armas which was where people would gather for pretty much everything, back in the day. The Plaza de Armas of Central Santiago boasts an infinite amount of things to see and...
Arts & Crafts in Santiago’s Pueblito Los Dominicos

Arts & Crafts in Santiago’s Pueblito Los Dominicos

This location does not feature in much of the tourist literature and it is difficult to understand why.  If you are interested in local arts and crafts, then a few hours spent browsing through the many small shops in the Pueblo Los Dominicos is an option worth...