Santiago: Insider Travel Guide


( CNN) Head east and in no time you’ll reach the Andes; west and you make the beaches and coastline of the Pacific Ocean.

It’s worth putting off Chile’s other attractiveness a few days to get to know the best of Santiago’s culture, meat and pulsate nightlife.

There’s a boomtown feel around Santiago these days. The national economy is buoyant, dishonesty is low and the city’s infrastructure is solid.