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...
Turistik – Tours in Santiago and Valparaíso

Turistik – Tours in Santiago and Valparaíso

Turistik is a Chilean tourism company, most commonly known for bringing the “Hop On, Hop Off” phenomenon to Santiago. Fast-track city tours and ready-made sightseeing trips may not be the most romantic way to see a city, but if you have limited time, rest...
Chilean Bus Travel

Chilean Bus Travel

Buses – these humble vehicles are the skeleton of Chile’s national public transport system – and they do it proud. They have a range of comfort levels, they are well-managed and their networks cover most of the country. There are many companies that...
Transantiago: Using Public Transportation in Santiago

Transantiago: Using Public Transportation in Santiago

In February 2007, Santiago went through a complete overhaul of its public transportation system transantiago. The transition during the following years to a more modern and environmentally friendly fleet has gone a long way to improve not only the image of Santiago as...