Valparaiso is not just a very viable stopover, it's a revelation.
Wine buffs short on time can learn about and taste Chile's vineyard varieties in downtown Santiago.
It's not a country. It's not in one country, either, shared as it is by Chile and Argentina.
Rain, sleet and – if you're lucky – snow gives voyagers in southern Patagonia a dose of adventure they will remember forever.
Arrive in the Atacama Desert, and you might feel like you've landed on the moon.
With so many astounding things to see spread so far apart, you need a good plan.
I couldn't fault the care, concern and confidence the crew showed.
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.