Top ten tips for Americans moving to Chile

I´ve met some wonderful people through this blog. Top of the list, Valentine. A Cali girl, she’s thrown herself into expat life since she moved here last year. When she’s not cruising around with her kids on a double decker bus tour, mountain biking down the Andes or hiking in the hills, she works as Community Liaison Officer at the US…
View Post
Share this post:

Trip to the Santiago aeroplane museum

Last week we went to the aeroplane museum (Museo Nacional Aeronáutico y del Espacio), here in Santiago. If your kids have a thing for planes, helicopters or engines, you have to check it out! It’s huge, and really interactive. While some of the more precious models are fenced off, kids can climb aboard, touch or take a (pretend) flight on…
View Post
Share this post:

Trip to Parque Bicentenario

Last weekend we left it too late to go anywhere far from Santiago, just we chilled in Parque Bicentenario, Vitacura. If you’re new to Santiago, you need to check it out. It’s a huge park, with lovely views and lots of space. Maybe it’s me, but somehow it seems a little more chic than other parks in town. On the…
View Post
Share this post:

The most exciting opening in Santiago this year?

I wrote last year about my love of a beautiful, flower packed cafe in my hometown of Santiago. You can imagine my disappointment when a reader reached out to tell me it had closed its doors. The bad news is yes, Bistro Botanico has closed its doors. Noooo! But the good news is they’re opening in a much bigger, even…
Santiago
View Post
Share this post:

The most instagrammable breakfast cafe in Santiago?

Update: Bistro Botanico in Vitacura has now closed. The owners will be opening a new joint, ‘even prettier and bigger’, in Lo Barnechea. Watch this space…   Last week was fun, but sad. A friend who helped me immensely when I first moved to Chile is moving back to the UK. She’d organised a breakfast meet up for a few…
View Post
Share this post:

Looking for Something?