Spend Fiestas Patrias in central Chile: celebrations in Central Valley

Chile’s central valley is especially hospitable to outdoor Fiestas Patrias activities, due to the area’s pleasant spring climate in September. The same Mediterranean climate also nurtures production of many popular foods that are enjoyed throughout the nation during Fiestas Patrias, including grapes used to make chicha. The significant population of Santiago’s metropolitan region is conducive … More Spend Fiestas Patrias in central Chile: celebrations in Central Valley

Fiestas Patrias in northern Chile: Activities from Arica to Freirina

Fiestas Patrias takes on a mystical quality in Chile’s great northern desert, where ancient indigenous traditions have blended with Catholic rituals and European cultural influences. For a distinct experience, check out these key Fiestas Patrias activities in several of Chile’s northern communities, from Arica to Freirina: Arica y Parinacota Region – Arica Arica’s Fiestas Patrias … More Fiestas Patrias in northern Chile: Activities from Arica to Freirina

Run the Patagonian International Marathon and protect Chile’s natural environment

The race is a runner’s fantasy – trekking through an unparalleled wilderness, endorphins rushing, surrounded by scenery so delicious you wonder if you are still on Planet Earth. But the Patagonian International Marathon is indeed on Planet Earth, and even better, the race is raising money to help protect Planet Earth. The first marathon in … More Run the Patagonian International Marathon and protect Chile’s natural environment

Chile launches bilateral research foundation with United Kingdom

Non-profit Fundación Beagle inaugurated with reception hosted by British Ambassador. (June 5, 2012) A dedicated group of scientists, naval officers, politicians and professionals gathered Friday at the residence of the British Ambassador to Chile for a reception inaugurating the Fundación Beagle. The foundation will build a replica of Charles Darwin’s famous ship, the HMS Beagle, … More Chile launches bilateral research foundation with United Kingdom