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The Jewel Of South America

South America is full of wonderful places. There is enough diversity in landscapes and weather that you can visit the Amazonian jungle, the Chilean desert and the Patagonian glaciers all without ever leaving the continent. Without a doubt, one of the most wonderful climates and settings in the whole continent exists towards the southwest: Valparaíso, in Chile. This coastal region is the perfect holiday destination for those who are looking for beautiful beaches for relaxing, as well as an exciting cultural movement to be influenced by.

Valparaíso is a large region towards the west of Santiago de Chile, the country’s capital. In this region, there are two neighbouring cities that you must visit. They are Valparaíso, a port city towards the south, and Viña del Mar, a metropolitan coastal city with access to the vast Pacific Ocean. 

Valparaíso city is not only one of the most important ports in all of the South Pacific, but it is also home to many sights and culturally significant landmarks tourists should not miss. The city, built on the Valparaíso Bay, is a city with a strong political influence, as well as some of the most important Chilean University. Not only that, but its historical downtown became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003 thanks to its rich architecture from the XIX century. Something visitors cannot miss in Valparaíso is the Open Sky Museum route, in Bellavista hill, a well-established walk which leads the way across the work of many notable graffiti artists. Concepción and Alegre hills are also filled with many graffiti interventions, with a strong cultural and social message. Still, those are only two of the more than forty hills that make up Valparaíso. Other obligatory visits include the Sotomayor square, and “La Sebastiana”, one of the houses of the world-famous poet Pablo Neruda. 

Vina Del Mar

Viña del Mar, a short train ride away to the north, is a large, wonderful, coastal city. Preferable to those who are looking to have fun at the beach, Viña del Mar is also a very culturally important place. One of the most populated cities in Chile, it is also home to the world-famous Viña del Mar Festival, a yearly event that occurs in the theatre at Quinta Vergara. Tourists should know Viña is also home to very high-quality food and gorgeous architecture. The coastal city is the touristic capital of Chile not only because of its wonderful beaches, such as Reñaca, but also because of the many landmarks such as Quinta Vergara, “El Reloj de Flores” (The Flower Clock), and the National Botanical Park. 

No matter what the travellers’ preference is, both cities are really close. They can have excellent lodgings in whichever city they prefer, and a short train ride can take them to the other city in order not to miss anything of what Chile has to offer. …

Top Tips For Anyone Moving To Miami

Miami is a dream destination for most people. When you hear the name for the first time, all the fun you have ever imagined comes to your mind. 

But if you want to get the best out of Miami, there are some factors you need to consider. If you’re not careful, you might end up on the wrong side of Miami that you wouldn’t want to stay. But if you’re keen enough during your planning, then it becomes so easy for you to plan your travel to Miami. There are some wonderful buildings to see, a friend of mine who is a flooring enthusiast and owner of Avana Flooring was stunned by some of the Art Nouveau design in the hotels.

In this article, we’ll share with you top tips to make your stay in Miami better. 

  • Perfect Your Spanish 

Miami borders Mexico. As a result, Spanish is the local language. When you visit the state, you’ll probably have to converse in Spanish most of the time. 

If you’re not a Spanish speaker, you might find yourself feeling out of place. 

And if you will be staying in Miami for a long period of time, it becomes difficult for you to thrive in a Spanish-speaking community. 

However, this shouldn’t be a limiting factor. If you’re not a Spanish speaker, don’t worry. You’ll still find other people who speak and understand English. So, don’t cancel your plans for staying in Miami if you don’t understand Spanish. 

  • Decide Which District You Want To Move To 

Miami has four different districts. Each district has it’s own attributes. And that’s why it’s necessary first to think about the district that you wish to visit before leaving. 

If you’re going to Miami for work, think about the location of your offices or work. Then choose a district that will make it easier for you to do your work. 

But if you’re going for a vacation or fun activities, choose a district that will offer all that. 

  • Proximity To The Ocean 

Most of the fun in Miami happens around the beach. So, when you think of going to Miami, you need to decide where you want to live. Is it near the ocean or far from it? 

The closeness to the ocean will also determine the cost of housing and other amenities. Life seems to be more expensive near the ocean as compared to other places that are further from the ocean. 

When you choose to stay far from the ocean, you’ll pay a relatively lower price. 

  • Remember Miami Life is An Ongoing Party 

You need to put it in your mind that Miami is a place for fun and partying. So, if you’re a fan of partying, you’ll enjoy the stay. But if you’re not a party person, you might find it difficult to enjoy your stay in Miami. 

  • Lastly, Know Rules and Regulations 

Every state has its own rules and regulations. To be on the safe side, you must follow these rules to the latter. So, to be on the safe side, start by finding out about the rules of Miami. Know what’s required of its visitors. When you’re in Miami yourself, follow these rules to the later.