From the welcome-aboard pisco sour to the friendly crew, service is impeccable.
Our writers spend their year going places. In 2013 these were their most memorable experiences.
After centuries of isolation, old ways endure on Chiloe Island, writes Ute Junker.
Seaward-facing rooms provide a view of orcas attacking sea-lions just offshore in the South Atlantic.
Ute Junker tackles the ultimate off-season adventure walk: winter in Patagonia.
Margaret Turton immerses herself in the surreal and beautiful moonscape of the lofty Atacama region.
Stunning scenery makes a helicopter tour of the country's wineries a vintage experience for Anthony Dennis.
Literary pilgrim Stephen Phelan has explored an author's home or two. From Tolstoy to the Brontes, he shares his favourites.
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.