If you had only three days to explore Santiago, a fifth-year medical student may not seem the obvious choice for a guide, but after reading this TripAdvisor article, you may rethink that. Native Chilean Rafagome lays out a three-day agenda in the Chilean capital city that will leave you feeling like a native Santiaguino.
Chile and Argentina are known as South America’s premiere wine-producing countries. With lush, fertile valleys ripe for harvesting grapes, the scenery is as beautiful as the wine is delicious. On your next trip to Chile and Argentina, visit to sample the vineyards producing each country’s best blends.
Few artists have made such an impact on their country’s identity and ideology as Pablo Neruda. A Nobel Prize winning Chilean poet, his work is celebrated both locally and distributed across the globe. But it was his personal life, which captivated audiences and grabbed the headlines. From scandalous affairs to assassination rumors, Neruda’s life was an infinite source of intrigue. Hailing from the beautiful port city of Valparaiso, we can gleam a bit more about him from his adopted home, which no doubt inspired much of his work. Here’s how to explore Valparaiso and witness the impact it had on his life.