April 29, 2017

Pucon is a popular Chilean city situated in the eastern part of the Araucania region in Southern Chile. Well known for its adventure sports and natural hot springs, Pucon attracts tourists and expats from all over Chile as well as from all over the world. This ´´mounta...

March 22, 2017

There are three main things to know about Chilean toilets before visiting Chile.

#1: Bring your own toilet paper.

One of the big things about Chilean toilets is they do not usually offer toilet paper.  You must bring your own.  The average Chilean (guy or girl) is usuall...

January 18, 2016

When going through the residency process you will most likely have to deal with a Chilean Consulate in the United States.  There are seven, official Chilean Consulates in the United States that handle many different tasks for U.S citizens and Chilean citizens.  Most co...

November 19, 2015

Chileans eat on a slightly different schedule than we do in the United States.  It may be hard to find restaurants open at times that are normal for people from the United States.  Here is a brief guide to meal times and eating at restaurants in Chile.

Breakfast:

Th...

November 17, 2015

 

With Chile having 441 species of birds, it is no wonder they have something as exotic as parakeets!  One abundant species of parakeet in Chile is the slender billed parakeet.  These parakeets are endemic to the lower elevations of Chile.  Their main range is as far no...

October 3, 2015

 Above: Common diving boat in southern Chile.

 

Diving for sea urchins in Chile is a major business generating lots of jobs for local people.  Since 1990 Chile has supplied the world with more than 50% of its sea urchins.  Locally the sea urchins are called Chilean Erizo...

October 1, 2015

A few frequently asked questions have to do with what exactly defines tourist visas, temporary residency visas, permanent residency visas, and citizenship.  Below we will define what each of these important terms mean.

 

Tourist Visa:

 

This is what you receive automatical...

September 29, 2015

Our step by step guides give you the freedom to complete the residency process or other tasks at your own pace.  While they aren't full service relocation, they offer all the information and steps to make it easy to complete on your own without paying an expensive bill...

September 27, 2015

This is not one of the easier processes in moving to Chile.  One must consider the different options available, such as air cargo and sea cargo.  Moving household items to Chile requires an approved residency visa to be able to bring the items in without paying tax on...