It's a continent that can be intimidating and other-worldly, but it's never, ever dull, writes Steve McKenna.
It's more than 16 hours to fly to Chile from Sydney via Auckland.
Ben Stubbs cycles between cellar doors in the nation's best wineries, just beyond the city of Santiago.
Travellers used to skip Santiago, but Vicky Baker finds new life after the earthquake.
Ben Stubbs tries his luck in the capital.
My husband and I are visiting South America for about a month. Apart from cash, could you please suggest some options for accessing money when our cash runs out while we are away?
From lapis lazuli to designer shoes, fine wines and fabrics, Chile's capital hosts high style at low prices, writes Belinda Jackson.
Your holidays, when you think about it, are nowhere near as good as you remember them.
Long and narrow, Chile is filled with spectacular sights from the peaks and glaciers of Patagonia up to the moonscapes of the Atacama desert. In between, there's the sophisticated capital Santiago, wineries galore and the beaches and beauty of Vina del Mar.