The hills of Valparaiso at night

Photos of Valparaiso at Night – Chile

These photos were taken at dusk while we were waiting for the New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display in Valparaiso. If you look careful, you will already see the streets lined with parked cars and people walking towards the main square (Plaza Sotomayor). What do you think of Valparaíso?

Typical Chilean Traditions for New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve Traditions in Chile

New Year’s Eve Traditions in Chile At the strike of midnight you may see entire families gulping down lentils and grapes which they wash down with champagne (hopefully without swallowing gold rings) which is then quickly followed by turning their yellow underwear from inside-out back to normal before taking their suitcase for a walk around […]

Fireworks on New Year's Eve in Valparaiso Chile

Valparaiso New Year Fireworks Celebration

If you love fireworks then you won’t want to miss the New Year celebration in Valparaiso. A few minutes before midnight, just before the fireworks display kicks off, the first few city blocks from the waterfront get their power cut (sorry for those on an artificial respirator) so that those on the hills can better […]

Andrés Carne de Res Restaurant near Bogotá Colombia

Andrés Carne de Res – Colombia

Andrés Carne de Res Restaurant – Colombia Imagine Tim Burton organizing a carnival on acid, the end result… Andres Carne de Res – Fun fantasy, bizarre, pure energy… and it’s supposed to be a restaurant. What makes this iconic Colombian restaurant so amazing is its ambiance. First the decoration, full of the most random stuff […]

At the top of the Villarrica Volcano

Climbing the Villarrica Volcano

Climbing Volcán Villarrica is a part of our 200 things to do in Chile list. If you are going to Pucón in the south of Chile, then you will notice a smoking volcano just out of town. I mean, it is an obvious in-your-face volcano, perfectly conical and generally cool looking… smokin’. And yes, you […]