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Updated: Chilean border will reopen for tourists in November 23rd 2020! (SCL)

(The date has been confirmed. Tourists entering Santiago through the airport will be allowed starting November 23rd) The border reopening is imminent. La Tercera just reported that a new decree will be issued by the end of November. The reopening will be gradual so only SCL airport will be allowed as an entry point at...

Sierra de Ramón mountain range

Trekking in Santiago

Concrete jungle? Despite being a big city, Santiago is a great city to experience nature with a nice weather and close to the mountains. This is just a summary of natural parks and hiking trails to trek for you to research more in the specifics because there’s so much information that they are worth an...

Medical equipment to diagnose COVID in Chile

Santiago & Covid-19 Updates for visitors

(November 11th, 2020) A reopening of the Chilean border for tourists with some restrictions has just been announced.) What do we know now? As you might know most of the information on the situation in Chile and also in Santiago is in Spanish so you might wanna know what’s going on at the moment. What...

Is this neighborhood safe?: Where to stay in Santiago

Yeah, this is a question asked a lot in forums but first of all I have to clarify one thing: Travel To Santiago is a blog written by a local with knowledge on the things tourists look for when they visit a new place because I travel too. So don’t expect “objective advice”, instead what...

Exploring Lastarria neighborhood

Every local and its dog will tell you that there’s awesome nightlife and great food in Bellavista. However, you could be missing a hidden gem in Santiago Downtown and although many local tours do include the area, you might miss it out if you were not told as this is a tiny place. Located between...

Santiago View Entel Tower

Why should you come to Santiago?

Santiago is the capital of Chile, a country located west of the Southern Cone of South America. The question is why coming here? Is it interesting? Does it have anything that I’m interested about? Is it safe? We’ll be covering all these questions later on. Right now, I’m going to show you what’s interesting about...