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The Best Rooftop Bars In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.21.2017 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

For Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio. From the 118th floor of a Hong Kong skyscraper to old Quito’s best-kept secret, these cocktail bars — an...

The Transcendent Bahá'í Temple in Santiago is Unveiled

Neda Najibi | Posted 10.25.2016 | Travel
Neda Najibi

Approximately five thousand Bahá'ís attended the dedication of the Bahá'í House of Worship that took place from October 13 - 16, 2016 in South Ame...

11 Of The Greatest Cities For Living Abroad In 2016

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.21.2016 | Travel

As summer fun cools down and fall routines heat up, it’s about the time of year when true wanderlust sets in. No longer are we looking for the next ...

Local Logic: How Cities Can Make a Difference

Carolina Toha | Posted 05.24.2017 | Impact
Carolina Toha

More than half of the world's population lives in cities, but in Latin America that figure soars to 80% and in Chile to 90%. This gives immense importance to urban policy making, both to help us understand the present and anticipate the future.

Zookeepers Kill 2 Lions To Save Man Who Entered Enclosure

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.22.2016 | World

Zookeepers in Chile killed two African lions Saturday to protect a man who entered their enclosure. The man stripped naked, jumped into the pen and be...

Why Should You Consider Living in Chile?

The Editors Of Live and Invest Overseas | Posted 04.21.2017 | Fifty
The Editors Of Live and Invest Overseas

As we walked along a quiet tree-lined street, looking in shop windows, I happened to stick my head through an open double-door to take a peek at the i...

Santiago's Best Kept Neighborhood Secret: Barrio Italia

Haisu Qu | Posted 04.19.2017 | Travel
Haisu Qu

Within the 7-block radius, there are adorable cafés, Instagram-ready restaurants, and cute local shops. I'm always discovering something new through all the nooks and crannies.

Chile -- A Buffet of Natural Wonders

Chris Lopinto | Posted 09.25.2016 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

Whether it's skiing in the Andes Mountains, hiking and exploring in Patagonia and Easter Island, or dining in the beautiful, multicultural city of Santiago, Chile offers an unmatched variety of landscapes, activities and attractions for just about anyone.

Homelessness Is a Disgrace, But We All Have the Power to End It

Mel Young | Posted 12.13.2014 | Impact
Mel Young

People might say that I am being naïve but someone needs to bang the table and someone needs and have a vision to show what is possible.

5 Simple Tips For Taking Killer Instagram Travel Photos

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel

When you're visiting a beautiful new place, it's perfectly natural to want to capture the moment with a camera to take it home with you -- or Instagra...

To the Weekend Protesters

David Harris | Posted 10.10.2014 | World
David Harris

This weekend, there have been large protests on the streets of London, Cape Town, and Santiago, and smaller demonstrations in Paris and New York.

For Matthew Shepard and His Family

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

At the end of my first year in college, just when I began to come out to my family and friends, I read about a young man in the United States, Matthew Shepard, who had been brutally murdered for being gay. This shocked me for many reasons -- first, because I identified with a few of Matthew's traits.

The 8 Most Underrated Beer Cities

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Perhaps you and your taste buds are ready to explore a new frontier (with someone else behind the wheel, of course).

Five Insanely-Tested Top Travel Tips for Summer

Richard Bangs | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Summer is nigh, the fulfillment of travel promises of earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that the fresh young loveliness of hitting the road will ever fade.

Coming Home to Santiago, Where I've Been All Along

Mason Bryan | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Mason Bryan

I hadn't been in Santiago for a while. Now that I'm back, however, the truth is I'm not filled with the same apathy I was when I left three months ago to gallivant around Patagonia .

Hundreds of Immigrants Are Wrongfully Detained Inside the Inhumane El Paso Detention Center

Ju Hong | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Ju Hong

The president should hear the message loud and clear now: deportations need to stop, and he has the power to do it.

This Is Why I Travel -- Despite Sometimes Ending Up Lost In A Sex Shop

Joanna Zelman | Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel
Joanna Zelman

I found myself running through the stone streets of Santiago, faltering at every 800-peso deep-fried cheese-jammed empanada stand, hair frizzing from the sweat bursting through previously uncharted scalp pores, and cursing the heels my friend had insisted I buy because "no one wears flip-flops in the winter here; you look like a tourist."

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Fields

Brittany Binowski | Posted 09.01.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from David Freifeld of the ancient Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in Spain. "Every year, millions...

Snowden Fallout: Paranoid Obama Spies on South American Friends as Well as Foes

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.24.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

What's behind Piñera's cautious handling of the Snowden affair? Perhaps, the Chileans envy Washington's eavesdropping capabilities and want to secure greater access to the PRISM program. Or maybe, Santiago has been working with Washington all along.

Luxury In South America

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel

South America is home to some of the world's most luxurious hotels. Whether you want to sit beachside in Rio De Janeiro or soak in views of the Andes ...

Big Cities, Small Stays

Oyster | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

So though mega-metropolises like Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, or Los Angeles might intimidate you, fear not. You can always retreat to these intimate boutiques for some quiet time amidst the bustle of the big city.

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.

Andrea Stone

Priceless Stolen Book Found In Garage | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.05.2012 | Home

A priceless 12th-century illuminated manuscript stolen from the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and considered one of Spain's most treasured cult...

Visiting Santiago's Parque Por La Paz

BJ R. Siasoco | Posted 06.13.2012 | Travel
BJ R. Siasoco

The park was a living embodiment of the healing many in this country are still going through.

Heating and Air Pollution

Marcelo Mena | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green
Marcelo Mena

What's the point of spending money on all clean technology, when it is clearly more cost-effective to clean up residential wood burning?