From Eco-Tourism to All-Night Fiestas

 - Jan 13, 2010   Updated: Mar 30 2011
Chile is an unusual countryâ€"it spans a distance north and south that is ten times longer than its widest point. There are everything from volcanoes to icebergs on this leggy example of a 'país.' These chill Chilean concoctions show that it's a place full of surprises. If Chile has peaked your interest, check out the slideshow to learn more.

Implications - There is a lot to be gained from embracing cultural influences and inventions, and the most versatile businesses are those which can take the lessons learned by societies all over the world and mine them for their universal usefulness. A country like Chile with its rich and varied landscapes as well as its unique culture and adversities, is a veritable gold mine for new ideas. Looking to these kinds of inspiration hotbeds is definitely a smart move.