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Set in the center of the world’s thinnest country, between the wild tundra of Patagonia to the south and the immense desert of San Pedro de Atacama to... Read More

Santiago isn’t just a layover city for travelers en route to Patagonia or Easter Island. Chile’s capital is a destination in its own right, growing... Read More

The new Singular Santiago hotel in Chile offers a spa experience that lives up to its singular claim.  A menu of seven distinct rituals targets the... Read More

Video: Barcelona Port GuideIn the 1990’s, when Spain was flexing its post-Franco freedoms, savoring a rush of prosperity, popping out movie stars, and... Read More

Top 10 Hotels Overall: City1. The Peninsula, Hong Kong 98.782. Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, South Carolina 98.673. The Peninsula, Bangkok 98.314. Four... Read More

NEIGHBORHOOD Bellas Artes, Santiago METRO STOP Bellas Artes EPICENTER Plaza del Mulato Gil de Castro, at the dead end of Lastarria and Merced DON'T... Read More

If HBO ever remakes Green Acres, I will replace Eva Gabor. Despite living in a 19th-century farmhouse in upstate New York, I’m a city slicker at heart.... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Most Spectacular Tasting Rooms.When it comes to tasting rooms, what’s outside your glass is often as important as what... Read More

Looking for that perfect souvenir from your trip to Chile?Santiago's Pura boutique (170 La Pastora; 56-2/333-3144) is introducing the work of nearly 100... Read More

Santiago has long been saddled with a grim, smoggy, spiritless image, and until recently the less-than-alluring metropolis at the base of the Andes... Read More

Barrio Bellavista, Santiago's rowdy bohemian enclave of artists' studios and bars, is now welcoming a more refined crowd. Here, where to find the best... Read More

The remaining U.S. wilderness Think of it this way: there's a finite amount of it, and it's shrinking. The wolves of Yellowstone, for example, so... Read More

Our favorite new shop in South America is a feel-good find. Pop into Santiago's Makelawen pharmacy (228 San Antonio; 56-2/638-3135) for a soothing... Read More

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