Patagonia Paisajes (Landscapes)

Patagonia is vast, covering the southern third of Argentina and Chile. One could spend months in the region and still be left with more...

A Gaucho Roadtrip

Update for 2019: It's not easy to find comfortable accommodations in Tacuarembo, Uruguay, during the Patria Gaucha festival (annually in...

Colonia Getaway

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay is located 200 km/120 miles west of Montevideo, on the banks of the Rio de la Plata river. It's actually...

Northwest Argentina: An Overview

We traveled for three weeks in Northwest Argentina, or NOA (from Noroeste Argentina in Spanish), and it’s easy to see why this region has...

South Africa: Just the tip

Planning a trip to South Africa can be daunting. It's a huge country offering great diversity in every sense of the word, and for most of...

Montevideo Outdoor Markets

As in many cities, the tradition of outdoor food markets continues in Montevideo. On any day of the week there will be a market taking...

Slow down, you move too fast....

What is Slow Travel? The concept stems from the Slow Food movement, which began in the 1980s in response to the increasing globalization...