There is no better place to celebrate Chile's day of independence than in its capital, Santiago. But, knowing how and where to have the best time can be difficult for first-time visitors. That's why we've created this guide - just for gringos!
Part of our 'what do things cost?' series, this article outlines the typical costs in Chile for a budget backpacker, to allow us (and you) to make a comparison of living and travel costs across Latin America.
Home to art, culture and the best empanadas we found in South America, it's no wonder that Valparaiso was our favourite city in Chile. Here are some of the best ways to discover its charms.
Santiago may not have the wealth of tourist attractions common to most capital cities, but there's still plenty to entertain you for a couple of days. Here are our top things to do in Santiago de Chile!