Santiago is Chile’s capital and largest city. That means there is plenty for visitors to see and do. On your next visit, add these attractions to the top of your list.
Central Market is known for its impressive seafood offerings, caught fresh from Chile’s coastline. Originally opened in 1872, the market offers plenty of other goods and services, including a restaurant. The market is open daily.
Plaza de Armas
Santiago’s main square features some of the city’s most historic buildings, including the Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral, Central Post Office building and Palacio de la Real Audiencia de Santiago. The city square originally served as a gathering place for locals and still does to this day.
The bohemian neighborhood in Santiago is home to many popular attractions including the former home of Pablo Neruda, La Chascona, art galleries, cafés, shops and nightlife spots.
Santa Lucía Hill
Located in the center of the city, the Santa Lucía Hill is the result of a 15-million-year-old volcano. At more than 700,000 square feet, the hill features a park with fountains, staircases and a viewing deck at the hill’s highest point.
This skyscraper is the most prominent fixture of Santiago’s skyline. The business and commercial complex is home to a six-floor shopping mall and 360-degree observation deck. The building is the tallest in Latin America.
How much time do you spend on social media, and do you really unplug when you’re on vacation? Surveys show people spend an average of two hours and 22 minutes per day on social networking and messaging platforms. And that figure doesn’t account for additional screen time on email, videos and working while on vacation. Instead of letting precious travel time slip by, commit to unplug from social media on your next vacation, and savor the moment. Here are some ideas to get a handle on your social media consumption and still have a pleasant trip without white knuckling it through screen time withdraw.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
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