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15 Reasons Patagonia Should Be No. 1 On Your Bucket List

The Huffington Post | Alison Zaslav | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel

Want to get out of town? Then head to Patagonia. The vast region in the southern part of South America ranges across both Chile and Argentina. Its u...

This Massive Chilean Lake Disappears Overnight

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

If you ever go for a dip in Lake Cachet II, be careful. You might just end up paddling around on dry ground like Daffy Duck in a desert mirage.

Was Easter Island A Foreshadowing Of Earth's Collapse, Or A Model For Sustainability?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Dr. Mara Mulrooney wants to debunk Jared Diamond’s famous assertion that the people of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, committed “environmental suicid...

Awe-Inspiring Desert Destinations

minube | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel

While deserts often evoke an image of arid and inhospitable landscapes, they can also be awe-inspiring. From the bubbling basins of Ethiopia to the monumental landscapes of the American southwest, here are the most otherworldly and captivating stretches of sand our planet has to offer.

10 Hidden Islands You've Never Heard of

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel

Go ahead and become a castaway for a day or two. Here are 10 secret places -- from the mysterious North Atlantic to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean -- where you can completely surrender to island time.

Take a Hike

Kevin Richberg | Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

For reasons scientists are still trying to explain there are two large glaciers in the Southern Patagonia Ice Field (straddling the border between Chile and Argentina) which are advancing.

Paul Brady

Is This The World's Loneliest Post Office? | Paul Brady | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

In the middle of the South Pacific, one of the world's most remote post offices continues to do brisk business in stamps, as tourists from around the ...

PHOTOS: The World's Most Remote Luxury Hotel

Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

The most remote luxury hotel in the world has more in common with a youth hostel than it'd like to admit. There are cool parts of the common spaces; t...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: Easter Island's Crown Quarry | Paul Brady | Posted 02.10.2013 | Travel

Every destination has its blockbuster attractions, whether it's the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Empire State Building in New York or the Sydney Opera H...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: A Day At The Races | Paul Brady | Posted 02.09.2013 | Travel

There are no elaborate hats to mark the once-a-year running of the 'A'ati Hoi, or Horse Races, during Easter Island's annual Tapati Festival. There's ...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: How To Get As Far Away As Possible | Paul Brady | Posted 02.07.2013 | Travel

If you want to get really, really off the grid, fly 5,991 miles from your home airport to Easter Island. You'll have to stop once, in Lima, but this w...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: Carving An Easter Island Moai | Paul Brady | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel

About 15 minutes into the statue carving competition in Hanga Roa, the only town on Easter Island, it became clear which of the craftsmen was going to...

Easter Island's Super Bowl

Paul Brady | Posted 02.05.2013 | Travel

As most of the United States geared up for the Super Bowl, the people of Easter Island were preparing for their own machismo-fueled competition, a uni...

My Easter Island Super Bowl Party

Paul Brady | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel
Paul Brady

In the afternoon, I asked a couple other guides, sure that someone would know someone who'd have, at the very least, a pirate signal on which I could tap into the American psyche for a few blissful hours.

Chile After The Coup

Jim Calio | Posted 12.25.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

Back in 1975, when I was traveling through South America, I decided to go to Santiago, Chile. I had been told that the country was beautiful, especially the area around the Pacific resort of Vina del Mar. I also knew that there had been a coup two years earlier, and I was curious to see that the country looked like in its aftermath.

PHOTOS: The Inscrutable Faces Of Easter Island's Past

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.24.2012 | Travel
Richard Bangs

At Tongariki stands a line of giant Moai, one crowned with a massive stone headdress. The achievement of donning this fellow's hat might be compared with putting a man on Mars today.

WATCH: An Amorous Chilean Horse

Richard Wiese | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel
Richard Wiese

At a ranch near Santiago, Chile, I spoke with Gonzalo Vial, an accomplished horse whisperer known to form close personal relationships with his horses. One horse grew amorous.

City of Styles: Valparaíso

Anne Collins Howard | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Anne Collins Howard

Walking through the neighborhoods of Valparaíso, Chile is like a look at centuries of European architecture painted in a rainbow of hues and graffitied everywhere in between.

A Bumper Crop Of Reasons To Visit Chile

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Here, with no particular relevance to how much I enjoyed each one, is a list of the things I did while not drinking wine in Chile.

PHOTOS: Patagonia Forest Fires Close Chile's Torres Del Paine National Park

Posted 12.30.2011 | Travel

Chilean authorities have closed Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia as a 14,000-acre wildfire continues to burn there. The park was closed ...

Why the Spanish in Guatemala Didn't Prepare Me for the Spanish in Chile

Oneika Raymond | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Oneika Raymond

Chilean Spanish is hard (for me). Guatemalan Spanish is slow, deliberate. Guatemalans pronounce all their letters. I got over-confident with my Spanish level.

Destin-Nation Chile: An Adventurer's Southern Playground (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Kraig Becker | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel

When it comes to adventure travel options, few places on the planet can rival Chile. Squeezed between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes, the South Ameri...

Communing With The Penguins In Patagonia And California

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

It may be chilly and drizzly, but the penguin families are out for a day at the beach -- literally. It's New Year's Eve in 2009. We're in Patagonia, Chile, at the bottom of the hemisphere.