In the capital city of Santiago, imagine snowy mountains to the right, beaches to the left, the Atacama desert to the north and Torres del Paine, Patagonia to the South? This uniquely positioned country truly is a diverse gem, with so much to offer the short-term traveller to the long-term expat. Not to mention, it has the fastest growing economy in South America and a rapidly developing population, now is a great time to Teach English in Chile.
In addition, it’s on-track to being classed as a ‘first-world’ country very soon and is the safest country in South America. One thing TESOL Teachers mention is how they regularly walk around at night after eating out at one of the many restaurants in Santiago – or after a Terremoto or two (Spanish for earthquake) – a popular drink that combines white wine and ice-cream.
Chileans enjoy their public holidays, so a regular long-weekend will always be around-the-corner, as will Argentina and Peru with a quick flight to either country, if you want do some more exploring. So why not start your journey with Teaching English in Chile?