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Inside Background
Santiago is an exciting blend of old and new: old Spanish colonial architecture...
Last edited: March 17, 2009
HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE Water in Santiago is safe. Chile is well known for its...
Last edited: January 30, 2010
Walking around downtown You can take the metro to the "La Moneda" station and...
Last edited: April 24, 2015
To understand and get a feel of Santiago and its recent development it is a...
Last edited: December 04, 2011
Online, the Chilean Tourism Promotion Corporation is a must stop when you are...
Last edited: December 23, 2011
When is the best time to travel to Santiago?  Well, it depends on your reason...
Last edited: November 24, 2010
Cerro Santa Lucia is a beautiful small city park with a nice view.  It also is...
Last edited: January 31, 2009
Inside Transportation
Santiago’s airport for domestic and international flights is Arturo Merino...
Last edited: March 11, 2016
The best ways to get around downtown Santiago are by metro, bus or taxi cab...
Last edited: August 04, 2016
The old fleet of yellow buses was replaced about two years ago. The new system...
Last edited: January 26, 2016
Inside Things to Do
Valparaiso, Vina del Mar and Quintay are so worth visiting. On the way to the...
Last edited: November 08, 2014
Planning to bring the tots along on your next trip to Santiago? Wondering if...
Last edited: November 21, 2008
Start your sightseeing with a birds-eye view of the entire city.  Climb the...
Last edited: March 16, 2009
One of Santiago’s best kept secrets is its vibrant nightlife. Much has been...
Last edited: December 01, 2008
Teatro Municipal Santiago is the place to enjoy opera, dance and music in town...
Last edited: July 27, 2006
Santiago offers a broad range of goods that will delight even the most avid...
Last edited: March 16, 2009
Biking around Santiago Santiago is an ideal city to get to know by bike. One...
Last edited: March 16, 2009
Set aside a few hours at least to walk around Barrio Italia. By day it is about...
Last edited: June 23, 2013
Chile Off Track - Make your Own Road If you are looking for activities "Off The...
Last edited: October 26, 2010
Peñuelas is a Nature Reserve about 100 kms from Santiago on the highway to Viña...
Last edited: June 11, 2008
    Museo Colo-Colo is a just added addition to the Estadio Monumental, the...
Last edited: June 16, 2009
  Take the metro to Pedro de Valdivia (Line1).   From the metro station head...
Last edited: October 28, 2009
Most wineries in Chile don´t do tasting in the way you are used to in the US...
Last edited: February 11, 2008
There are several ways up Cerro San Cristobal to the Parque Metropolitano, but...
Last edited: March 01, 2013
A wonderful house to see in Santiago, is La Chascona, one of Pablo Neruda's...
Last edited: February 19, 2010
The two most upmarket shopping streets in Santiago are Alonso de Cordova and...
Last edited: March 11, 2008
Very neat looking building but it is closed for renovation.  You can walk...
Last edited: November 16, 2012
Villa Grimaldi is today a peace memorial dedicated to the memory of those who...
Last edited: March 04, 2012
This historic colonial home houses the Museo de Santiago, an informative look...
Last edited: February 24, 2007
Inside Dining Scene
Bellavista is one of Santiago's neighborhoods which has been home to many...
Last edited: June 09, 2006
The best value meals are the "Menú Ejecutivo" or simply "Menú" which many...
Last edited: September 14, 2015
Applebees, always kid friendly, crayons, drawing, high chairs, nice food, kids...
Last edited: January 30, 2010
Tavelli has several branches in Santiago and do a menu of main...
Last edited: June 07, 2006
Many restaurants in the Vitacura area have outdoor dining.  From the Holiday...
Last edited: March 19, 2008
Good music, cheap drinks. If you're driving through Providencia, you're not...
Last edited: May 22, 2009
La Boheme,  Authentic Chilean Food With a French Twist.  Great Atmosphere, Good...
Last edited: September 07, 2008
Inside Chile: For Foreign Visitors
The currency in Chile is the Chilean peso. There are coins (1, 5, 10, 50, 100...
Last edited: October 31, 2016
Crossing the border into Chile is straightforward. However, there are...
Last edited: December 08, 2015
Good morning/afternoon - Buenos días/buenas tardes Hola  - ¿Qué tal ?-Hello...
Last edited: February 02, 2011
Chile has a state of the art telephone system with a large number of competing...
Last edited: October 31, 2016
Tipping in Chile is not complicated, you will probably get the hang of it in a...
Last edited: October 31, 2016
No one wants to think about a possible disaster or emergency arising during...
Last edited: November 27, 2010
US citizens and others (see list below) are required to pay a reciprocity fee...
Last edited: July 21, 2015