Poet’s Pacific paradise: Pablo Neruda’s homes in Chile

As a new film about Pablo Neruda gets a UK release, we visit two of the Pacific-facing homes where the poet found inspiration: Isla Negra and the ‘crazy port’ of Valparaíso

Condor moments: trekking in Patagonia

There’s no better way to enjoy the drama of Patagonia than striking out on the W Trek – one of the most remote walks in one of the most beautiful places on Earth

Highlights of Chile: travel tips

Explore the Andes on foot, take a campervan road trip, get close to volcanoes – some made of chocolate – or sample pisco sour in Santiago, and beyond.

How Santiago tackled its housing crisis with ‘Operation Chalk’

In 1965, Chile launched a bold new policy which became infamous for officials’ use of white chalk to mark out plots of land for Santiago’s poorest families. Half a century on, did it really help those in need – or simply deepen social divisions?