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...

Iguazu GetaWET

Yes, you'll get wet. We recently returned from a quick getaway to Iguazu Falls on the border of Argentina and Brazil. A “quick getaway”...

Tres Tips for Buenos Aires

There is a vast amount of information about travel to Buenos Aires, something for every taste and type of traveler. I don’t want to...

Chile Lakes and Volcanoes

We spent a few days in the Lakes Region (Los Lagos) of southern Chile - a wonderful destination with something for everyone, except maybe...

Easy Day Trip from Montevideo

While living in Uruguay we’ve had the opportunity to host several visitors. Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately!) they usually only...

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...

Northwest Argentina: Cities

Most visitors to Northwest Argentina, or NOA (from Noroeste Argentina in Spanish), go for the amazing landscapes, charming rural towns,...

Chihuahua Beach... Chi Wow Wow!

Much has been written about Chihuahua Beach, one of Uruguay's two official naturist (read nudist) beaches, and for good reason. If you...

Amazing Oman!

The Sultanate of Oman straddles the southeastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, bordered to the west and north by Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and...

Glorious Gaspé

One of our grandest road trips in Eastern Canada took us up the south bank of the mighty St Lawrence River from Montréal to the tip of...

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...

Georgia = Gorgeous

I'm talking about the country not the state; although the Peach State is also gorgeous. While living in Ukraine, we spent a long...

Charlevoix? CharleWOW!

While living in Montreal, we took a weekend road trip to the Charelevoix region of Québec, a 1 to 2 hour drive north of Québec City. And...