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.
I would like to head to South America for three or four weeks in January, mostly to visit Patagonia.
Would a cash card in $A be more stable against South American currencies?
On Robinson Crusoe Island, Ben Stubbs retraces the steps of the man who inspired the classic novel.
Steve McKenna rugs up for a cosmic experience at a stargazer's wonderland in the Atacama Desert.
Australians are taking advantage of low-cost fares to hit South America in droves, writes Jane E. Fraser.
On horseback and foot, by water and four-wheel-drive, Belinda Jackson explores the wilds of Chile.
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.