On The Trail Of Che Guevara

Apart from the Andes, it was the magical city of Valparaiso that I wanted to see Fashion photographer Patrick Jackson rode through the desert from Argentina to Chile Bikes, leather jackets and wide, open roads… our adventure was about to begin. A few years back, my friend Professor Pierre Philip and I decided to drive across the world by bike, but in instalments as neither one of us could take a year off. We had already travelled by motorbike ac...

La Casona Matetic

...ar when the need to quench a thirst arises. Isla Negra, renowned as the home of Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, and Valparaiso, a quirky historic port town are close by on the coast and well worth a day visit if feeling the urge to break away from the peaceful countryside. Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Chilean Winelands into a gre...

Best Places To Spend New Year’s Eve

...’s Eve be a wash out. Join the celebrations in one of these cities   Dance In Chile When it strikes 12: Head to Valparaiso harbour, which is the centre of the celebrations. From here you see an array of different firework shows that will light up the sky between Valparaiso and Vina del Mar. And then once these power works are over you can join the dance party that lasts until the sun comes up.   Party In Rio When it strikes 12: Rock your best whi...

Classic Chile

This 15 day holiday to Chile takes in the principal highlights of the country, for such a long and thin country its diversity is incredible. This tour takes in the Atacama Desert to the North, the snow-capped volcanoes of the Lake District down to the wilds of Patagonia in the far south. Chile has so much to offer those travellers looking for incredible experiences, stunning landscapes and excellent properties....

Silver Explorer

The Silversea Explorer is one of the most luxurious ships to sail the waters of Antarctica and the Arctic. She was designed for Polar exploration with an ice strengthened hull and offers an excellent selection of shore and sea excursions thanks to a fleet of zodiac boats to access remote areas of Antarctica. A team of onboard experts and naturalists offer lectures on a number of fields such as wildlife, geology and history. The onboard experienc...

New Cities That You’ll Love In 2019

...  A post shared by Earth Times (@earth.times) on Dec 2, 2018 at 5:52pm PST   CHILE Swap Santiago for Valparaiso Chile’s second city is ready to step out from behind the capital’s shadow with its combination of hip beaches, coastal cuisine and World Heritage status. Instagrammers will love it wealth of street art and painted houses, foodies will fall for its empanadas and will also be delighted to discover the street escalators if they...