We went to Chile and searched high and low for unmissable adventures for anyone passing through this incredible country. If you’re planning a trip to Chile, this little lot should help kick your inspiration into overdrive.
Why wait until the summer for your next holiday? There are countless good reasons to escape in spring – to beat the crowds, enjoy a milder climate and see some gorgeous spring scenes. The trouble is, there’s so much world to choose from, it can be impossible to know where to start. So we thought we’d lend a hand by picking some of our favourite itineraries to undertake in spring. Here’s the top five.
When you’re travelling, you’ll meet people from all walks of life. Rich people, poor people, smart people, stupid people, funny people, sad people, inspiring people, ridiculous people…
Here is a thought to live by: If you can’t find the annoying person in your travel group, it’s probably you.
Whizzing through the skies and trekking through rainforests right now are travellers of every shape, size and background, passionate about everything from ancient Peruvian pottery to Germany’s underground rave scene. Somewhere out there is a person who shares your obsession with boutique Belgian beers, or that quirky urge to follow Bogie and Bergman’s footsteps in Casablanca.
We exist in a voyeuristic age. Our ‘friends’ number in the thousands, we like and poke, favourite and regram them, we collect morsels of their lives through crafted snapshots and communicate in rapid-fire messages of emoticons, abbreviations, acronyms, quick quips and comic banter. LOL YOLO FOMO WTF FML OMG #sorrynotsorry – what does it all even mean?
When choosing their next travel destination, most people begin with the scenery, or the culture or those unpronounceable ruins everyone says you have to see. But we believe that ‘friendliness’ should be high on the priority list. When you’re a million miles from home, and every street corner looks the same, and you’re hungry and lost and have limited phone reception, friendliness can be next to godliness.
Travel is life’s greatest friendship machine. New friends are forged within it, and existing friends go through it together, coming out that other side that much stronger (provided nobody leaves the passports in the hotel bar).
Using a few simple techniques, this fine gentleman has blown minds the world over with his ability to pack a month’s worth of gear into a carry-on suitcase.
It’s an iconic American image – the endless expanse of the open road. And just like Australians can’t drive more than a few hundred kilometres before coming across a giant mango or something, Americans have their own quirky fondness for bizarre roadside attractions.