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Chile

Which Region Of Chile Should You Move To?

With an astonishing array of climates, landscapes and employment opportunities, the Republic of Chile has a lot to offer any expat. The difficulty is deciding which region is best for you.


Why Move To Chile?

Chile offers Latin America’s highest standard of living. It’s easy to locate places to live which have good phone and broadband services and excellent public transport systems. The roads are modern and well maintained. Homes wi ...    more ...
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An Expat Guide To The Climate Of Chile

The climate and weather in Chile varies depending on which part of the country you are in. Chile’s latitudinal positioning affects its climate patterns, making some areas arid while others enjoy Mediterranean weather. The best time to visit is during the summer, when temperatures are mild.

Chile experiences four different climate patterns by region. The northern area, around the coastline, experiences desert climate, while the inland is sem ...    more ...
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The Traditional Folk Music Of Chile – Artists You Should Know

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Chile has a rich musical heritage, with many different origins and influences. Before the arrival of the Europeans, the indigenous peoples had their own musical systems, and some of these styles still survive today, either incorporated into contemporary music or in something closer to their original form. Later the music of the Europeans, in particular of course the Spanish, had its own influence on local styles. Although the European styles beca ...    more ...
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A Guide To The Indigenous Cultures Of Chile

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Like many South American countries, Chile has a population that is quite varied in its ethnicity and culture. Exact numbers are hard to come by, and many sources disagree with each other, but on the whole it’s probably safe to say that around 50% of Chile’s population is Caucasian, and the rest are either partly Amerindian (known as mestizo, which is a mixture of Caucasian and Amerindian) or pure Amerindian.    more ...
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A Brief Guide To The Main Religious Beliefs In Chile

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Many of the countries in South America draw large numbers of expats, and for a variety of reasons – the landscapes, weather, languages and cultures, economy, and so on. While countries like Argentina and Brazil tend to be the most popular, Chile draws its share of expats too. It has many of the advantages shared by its neighbors, and a few more, including a relative lack of corruption, more economic freedom than any other South American country ...    more ...