Ultimate List of The Best Hostels in Chile

List of the Best Hostels in Chile : Updated for 2019

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Note: This article is updated in April 2019! In this article, you will find the following – Best hostels in Santiago; Best hostels in San Pedro de Atacama; Best hostels in Valpariaso; Best hostels in Puerto Natales; Best hostels in Pucon; Best hostels in Punta Arenas; Best hostels in Vina del Mar; Best hostels in La Serena; Best hostels in …

List of the Best Luxury Hotels in Chile

List of the Best Luxury Hotels in Chile : Updated for 2018

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Note: This article is updated in March 2018! Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Hotels in Chile for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Valparaiso, Chile | Santiago, Chile | Pucon, Chile | Arica, Chile | …

DIY Travel Guide to Puerto Natales, Patagonia, Chile

DIY Travel Guide to Puerto Natales, Patagonia, Chile

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Puerto Natales is the closest city to the famous national park Torres del Paine. The small and peaceful city is located in the region of Magellan and Chilean Antarctica, on the shores of the Señoret Channel and Gulf Almirante Montt. It has a long history of sheep breeding and cattle raising, and you will have a good chance to see the …

7 Awesome Things to Do in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

7 Awesome Things to Do in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile @PostcardsAnna

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Atacama desert is not only the driest place on Earth but also a place that can surprise you quite a bit. If you imagine sandy lands as far as you can see, you will be disappointed as the Atacama is a feast for the eyes. From the mountains, salt flats, volcanoes, pink flamingoes, blue lagoons to many different shades of …

The Best Hotel Near Santiago Airport in Chile – Our Stay with Hilton Garden Inn

The Best Hotel Near Santiago Airport in Chile – Our Stay with Hilton Garden Inn

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Our Antarctica and Easter Island trips were truly one for the books. If you have been following us and have seen our photos and videos, it’s already evident how AMAZING these adventures were, and I must say, they will be hard to beat. Just when I thought the good days were over, we were welcomed at Hilton Garden Inn near Santiago …

Our All-inclusive Cultural Experience with Hotel Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa, Easter Island

Our All-Inclusive Cultural Experience with Hotel Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa, Easter Island

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Easter Island is a territory of Chile, South America which is located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean and at the southeastern-most point of the Polynesian Triangle. It is also known as one of the most remote islands in the world and listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Hotel Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa – Easter Island As a World Heritage Site, …

Two Monkeys Travel - Patagonia de Chile - Carretera Austral-13

Patagonia de Chile – Hitch Hiking the Carretera Austral

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It wasn’t part of the plan, when we decided to go to Patagonia de Chile, we had never heard of the Carretera Austral. Part 1 – Puerto Montt to Puerto Rio Tranquilo We arrived in the dingy port town of Puerto Montt filled with excitement and enthusiasm, despite the haze of the overnight bus journey from Santiago. This was the …

Hotel Manquehue - Luxury in Puerto Montt, Patagonia

Hotel Manquehue – Luxury in Puerto Montt, Patagonia

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When you arrive in Puerto Montt, you quickly realize that you’re not exactly in a tourist hotspot, but rather a working fishery and port town that has more recently become the transportation hub for travelers heading further south to Patagonia via bus, or taking cruises through the islands in search of glaciers and penguins. In spite its rough and rugged …

Puerto Tranquilo – The heart of Aysen, Chilean Patagonia

Puerto Tranquilo – The heart of Aysen, Chilean Patagonia

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Puerto Tranquilo is a sleepy, lakeside town in the heart of Aysen, Patagonia; home to the Northern and Southern Patagonian Ice-fields, as well as the largest lake in Chile, Lago General Carrera. Perfect blue and turquoise rivers and lakes flow between snow-capped mountains and through deep valleys as the many glaciers gradually melt away, providing us with amazing ice caves …

Photography in Santiago, Chile: Best Spots for Awesome Shots

Photography in Santiago, Chile: Best Spots for Awesome Shots

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It makes us very happy indeed how rapidly Santiago is becoming less a quick stopover place and more of a stop and explore kind of a city. Admittedly, Chile’s capital is not the most obvious city in the world to visit, lacking a long list of famous landmarks and easily overshadowed by Chile’s northern Atacama desert and the south’s Patagonian …

Kindness and Surprises on the Road to Patagonia

Kindness and Surprises on the Road to Patagonia

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When we started planning for this trip last November, we only planned our travel itinerary for 2 weeks – exploring Peru with Peru Hop then crossing the border to Bolivia by the 18th December as my visa was about to expire. We arrived in La Paz and were accommodated and looked after by our new friend, Remo, from Adventure Brew …

Life Inspiration: From Hollywood Life to Hostelling in Santiago, Chile

Life Inspiration: From Hollywood Life to Hostelling in Santiago, Chile

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We’ve stayed in many hostels on our travels and have met a lot of the owners, who are often foreigners who, while working and travelling abroad, made the decision to stay and build something of their own. These are the pioneering entrepreneurs who have and still are raising the bar in backpacker accommodation all over the world. We’re always excited …

Backpacker’s Guide - Uyuni, Bolivia to San Pedro Atacama, Chile

Backpacker’s Guide – Uyuni, Bolivia to San Pedro Atacama, Chile

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Well, this article will talk about our experience of going from La Paz, Bolivia to Uyuni, Bolivia then doing the three days/two nights tour of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia to San Pedro Atacama, Chile. Check out some of the cool and cheap tours you could do in La Paz and San Pedro de Atacama. You also need to know that the electricity …