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Photo Essay: Edible Santiago

Photo Essay: Edible Santiago March 31, 2012 | Food | Read More
Image Paul Lowry. Completos are a Chilean classic, a giant hotdog slathered with avocado, tomatoes and mayonnaise. They’re an inexpensive (and filling) lunch or late night bar snack.

5 Alternatives to Starbucks in Santiago

5 Alternatives to Starbucks in Santiago March 31, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by kkmarais. It’s a feeling most of us know, even world travelers. We’re in a new place, hearing a new language, trying to figure out the public transportation system between visits to the ATM, souvenir shopping, church peeping, and all we really want is a relaxing place to drink a...

Skateboarding in Santiago

Skateboarding in Santiago March 20, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Photo by magoexperto.   If you’re a skateboarder yourself, or just looking for a place to see some (mostly young) locals doing what locals do, the people watching could not be better than at a skate park. It’s a reasonably small community, and most of the skaters at each particular...

Short and sweet hike up Santiago’s Cerro San Cristobal Hill

Short and sweet hike up Santiago’s Cerro San Cristobal Hill March 15, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
  The view from Cerro San Cristobal in Santiago, Chile. Photo by David Berkowitz. Cerro San Cristobal is one of two iconic hills from which you can get a good aerial view of Santiago, Chile. It has two main access points, with the bulk of people going up on the Pio Nono (Bellavista) side on Saturdays...
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