Eight ways to live like a local in Santiago

Getting to Chile’s capital will become significantly easier in 2017, thanks to British Airways’ new London to Santiago route. Travel writer Tamara Hinson reveals how to get under the skin of South America’s most exciting city

Eight epic adventures for 2016

From a snowy trek across Japan to a helicopter safari in Kenya, these inspiring holiday ideas will guarantee your next trip is unforgettable

The best place in the world to... an alien, become a millionaire, get hitched, do nothing... Whatever it is, there's an ideal spot for it. But, finds Simon Usborne, you may be surprised where you end up

The ultimate ski guide: the Andes

Felice Hardy picks three of the best ski resorts in the Andes mountains, for every type of snow holiday

10 of the world's most scenic marathons

Not all marathons are run on concrete and follow a city circuit. Some take you across arctic glaciers, over desert plains and through some of the most spectacular scenery the world has to offer, says Harriet Letherbarrow

10 of the world's slowest cities

With a more laid back workforce and flexibility on what 'late' means (we're looking at you, Dubai), these cities move at a calmer pace

Chile: The Singular Patagonia

Combining chic industrial design with a wild location, this hotel melds distinctive architecture and adventures, says Sarah Gilbert

Buenos Aires to Santiago: the backpackers route

You've got two weeks to travel through Argentina and Chile on a tight budget. Where do you start? Right here with Will Hide's tried-and-tested trip

Crossing the Andes from Chile to Argentina

From its barren landscapes to its dizzy heights and vertiginous drops, crossing the Andes is the ultimate trek for adventure junkies. Tim Dowling is left breathless by this remote, sensational corner of South America