Chiloe island is the perfect combination of beautiful landscapes, cute little towns and peaceful island life. Here’s what else to expect!
Pucón is a major tourist hotspot in Chile`s lake and volcano region and can be overrun during high season. Solution: Visit in winter!
A lot of people who come to Chile only hit three spots: the Atacama desert in the North, Santiago de Chile in the centre and Patagonia in the South. Maybe they make a stop in the lake region around Villarica and Pucon, if they have the time, or they fly the four-plus hours to Easter Island. And don’t get me wrong, all those
When talking about introvert-suited travel destinations, most people name places that are secluded, only have a limited number of people to allow for plenty of alone-time and impress you with plenty of breathtaking nature. If this sounds like your dream holiday, you can’t do much better than Easter Island. Officially part of Chile, it nevertheless takes several hours on a plane to
Northern Chile is more than the only Atacama. It’s also a lot of cute little coastal towns with amazing beaches, stunning backdrops and loads of fun activities to keep you occupied. Let me give you an overview of the places I visited between Santiago and the Peruvian border and all the stuff you can do there. Valparaiso and Viña del Mar I’m
If you’re looking to spend some time in a cute little student’s town with a beautiful beach, look no further than La Serena. About six hours on the bus from Santiago, this coastal town in Northern Chile has it all: a beautiful beach, a lot of nice restaurants and cafes, and impressive day-trip destinations all around. I spent a great four days
Do you want a top tip for a landscape highlight in Northern Chile that is not yet completely overrun by tourists? Of course you do. Here we go: The Laguna Roja near Iquique! Well, I say near. It’s actually like a five-hour drive away, and about 4000 metres difference in altitude… but we’ll get to that. The Laguna Roja is one of
San Pedro de Atacama itself really hasn’t all that much to offer. The reason why everyone is going there regardless is that it’s the gateway to Chile’s Atacama desert, one of the country’s most popular destinations. No question that I took the first chance to go there myself! From hitting all the outstanding nature spots to more active stuff like sand boarding,
When I had a few days off between my stay in Santiago and flying to the Atacama, I knew immediately I wanted to spend it on the coast. From Santiago, there are basically two options: Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. The majority of people I talked to agreed that Valparaiso is a lot more interesting, so I decided to stay there during
Travel can be an exhausting experience for an introvert. As much as I love being on the road, I also love my alone time at home, being in a familiar and safe environment where I can relax. It can be a challenge to find that while travelling. Latin America, especially, does not have the reputation of being a particularly quiet or introvert-friendly