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Chile's Hotel Scene Gets a Boho-Chic Boost With The Aubrey Santiago

Jul 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Boho-chic is best showcased in boutique hotels and is even better when such personality-packed properties are located in equally vivid neighborhoods. Chile's capital city is home to one such property, the brilliantly-bohemian Aubrey Santiago, located in the colorful neighborhood known as Bellavista.

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Chile's Palacio Astoreca Hotel is as Chic and Vibrant as the City of Valparaiso

Jun 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Once a palace, the Palacio Astoreca Hotel is now a whimsical and chic 23-room retreat that clings to the hillside of the hip neighborhood of Cerro Alegre. Without a doubt, the hotel is the prime pick in the city of Valparaiso, Chile's cultural hub which bubbles with vibrant restaurants, artisan boutiques, and quaint sidewalk cafes. 

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Find Desert Luxury & a Sense of Place at Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa in Northern Chile

Jun 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

While Brazil has the Amazon, Northern Chile has Atacama — the expansive desert region in the north covering 40,000 square miles and filled with explosive geysers and throngs of flamingos. It is the arid equivalent of the Amazon, and just as remarkable. Within the Atacama, secluded on the outskirts of the local village of San Pedro, is a resort that matches the enchantment of the desert wonder, the Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa.

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21-Day Ultimate Antarctica and Patagonia Cruise Features Chilean Cuisine and Awesome Natural Wonders

Dec 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Seabourn Cruises’ 21-day Ultimate Antarctica and Patagonia features an itinerary that is filled with a wide range of experiences all packed into one trip; and it may even be the answer to your holiday gifting problems. Spend time with penguins, sneak away to “The Switzerland of South America” and view Chilean fjords, all the while cruising along the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans — that sounds like a great gift to me.

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Sleep Inside a Tree at Nothofagus Hotel & Spa in the Patagonian Forest

Nov 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

One of the best things about being a travel writer is getting to sit at a desk all day scouring the internet to find the hottest new destination, the craziest hotels or the most thrilling adventures around the globe; all the while, adding favorites to our own personal travel bucket list. When a really intriguing hotel pops up, we can’t help but share it with you, since we’re guessing you’re as much of a travel junkie as us.

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A Foodie Adventure in South America: 12 Days of Wineries, Cooking Classes & Local Cuisine

Oct 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Part of the excitement of traveling is getting to experience the local cuisine of each new destination; likewise, part of the anxiety of traveling is trying the local cuisine…if you know what I mean. To accommodate both emotions, Discovery Adventures in partnership with Discovery Communications and G Adventures has created a trip for the ultimate foodie traveler. The Argentina & Chile Gourmet Adventure is a 12-day journey in November that highlights South American foods and wines, specifically chosen by knowledgeable tour operators.

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W Santiago Makes a Stay in Chile an Exhilarating Event

Nov 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Santiago, a modern jewel in Latin America, has been attracting visitors for centuries with its infectious energy, snow-capped Andean Mountains, sizzling restaurants and trendsetting nightlife. Within its city sits W Santiago, reinventing style and sophistication amid the cobblestone streets.... Read More

Valle Nevado Resort Unveils First Ski Gondola in Chile

May 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Valle Nevado Ski Resort in Chile has consistently remained one of the top getaways for international skiing and snowboarding. Valle Nevado offers access to the largest skiable terrain in South America, providing more than 7,000 acres of terrain for novice, intermediate, and advanced skiers. The resort is excited to announce their expansion plans, which will provide visitors with access to the first ski gondola in the country.... Read More

Tasting Biodynamic Wines from California, Chile, and New Zealand

Apr 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen  |  2 Comments

Whether you’re a casual tippler or a total wine snob, chances are you’ve heard of a winemaking term called biodynamics. You usually get one of two responses when you mention biodynamics to a room full of oenophiles.... Read More

Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar 2011 a Triumph for AMEX

Sep 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

American Express celebrated the 40th birthday of its publishing arm's powerhouse glossy Travel + Leisure by throwing a party that lasted three days and extending an open invite to New York cognoscenti and globorati.... Read More

Santiago Sommelier | A Week of Wine in Western Chile

Sep 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Chile boasts a wine industry that dates back to the 1550s when Spaniards first planted grapes there. The country contains 14 major wine regions that produce and export varietals we all know such as Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as more unique grapes like Carmenere. Some in the wine world even argue that Chile’s phylloxera-free vines (a boon thanks to the country’s geographic isolation) are some of the world’s purest expressions of these varietals.

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Israel, Slovak Republic & Chile Top 3 Countries for Adventure Tourism

Aug 3, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

In a study recently conducted on adventure tourism, Israel, the Slovak Republic, and Chile were cited as the top three countries for adventure tourism in 2010. This is the third time that this study has been conducted using The Adventure Travel Development Index. George Washington University, the Adventure Travel Trade Association, and Vital Wave Consulting are the publishers of this annual study.... Read More

Ethical Tourism

Jun 6, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The concern over whether you packed your sunscreen and bathing suit, may be taking the backburner to more important concerns this travel season. Created in 1996, travel writer Jeff Greenwald formed a group called The Ethical Traveler "to use the... Read More

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