Gluten Free Travel in Chile

After traveling through neighboring Argentina, Chile was a bit disappointing for this gluten-free traveler. Not only is food no longer labeled as being gluten free in Chile (as it is in Argentina & Brazil), but there is an ever-growing presence of battered and fried foods. Be very careful in restaurants to make sure food isn’t […]

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Colorful Coast of Chile

A short bus ride away from the capital of Santiago is two pleasant coastal towns – Valparaiso and Vina del Mar. Both are completely different in every way despite them being only 20 mins apart. Valparaiso is a harbour town built into the hillsides and filled with multi-coloured houses and loads of graffiti. The city

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Chilling out in Santiago

Following Easter Island, we made our way back to Santiago the capital of Chile. Its a large city of about 6 million people and is located in the centre of Chile. We spent a few days wandering around shopping in artisan markets and seeing the colonial downtown with all the beautiful cathedrals and plazas. The

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Easter Island Tapati Festival

Easter Island is an incredible place. Even more so during the yearly Tapati cultural festival. During this week-long festival, this island is alive with competitions, concerts, sporting events, artistic displays, feasts and many other events. We were fortunate enough to be able to visit the island during the festival, which occurs every year at the

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