Archive for the ‘travel’ Category

Patagonia Sustainable Trails Project

Thursday, May 13th, 2010 Posted in culture, sports, travel | No Comments »

It is absolutely true that the beauty in Patagonia is awe-inspiring. So, it is great to hear of stories in which Mother Nature is being respected, appreciated and supported. Here is a great example of that...plus a good look at some ...

Il Gabbianno: Italian Fine Dining in Bariloche

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 Posted in entertainment, lifestyle, travel | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie As we have discussed before, one of the fabulous aspects to living in Bariloche is the amazing quality of dining options that exist. Il Gabbiano is one of those palate-impressive specialty restaurants. Possibly one of the tastiest Italian restaurants ...

New Bariloche to Mendoza and Salta Direct Flights

Monday, April 19th, 2010 Posted in travel | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Aerolineas Argentina has announced a new route, Bariloche-Mendoza-Salta-Iguazu and the same in reverse. This is a great move as travelling  between Bariloche and Mendoza has required an 18 hour bus ride, or to fly through Buenos Aires. Salta is a ...

Festivals in Argentina

Monday, April 5th, 2010 Posted in culture, entertainment, travel | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie Here is a detailed list of the festivals throughout Argentina. January Fiesta Nacional de la Fruta Fina The National Festival of Fine Fruit, celebrated in early January, is held in El Hoyo, twelve kilometers outside of El Bolsón, Patagonia. ...

Learning Spanish in Argentina

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Posted in business, culture, day to day, travel | 11 Comments »

Written by Shanie What are the best methods to truly learning a second language? There are a variety of techniques that may help you move beyond the “Hello, how are you?” phase. Some believe that the Link Method of associating foreign words ...

Discovering Patagonia via Motorcycle

Friday, March 19th, 2010 Posted in day to day, lifestyle, travel | 27 Comments »

Written by Shanie Pictures by Dare Motorcycle Tours Imagine cruising the endless roads of Patagonia by motorcycle. There is nothing but open space, incredible views and a support team ready to be there for your every whimsical wish. Dare Motorcycle Tours is ...

The Andean Mummy Child

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 Posted in culture, travel | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie Pictures courtesy of the MAAM Museum This story is based on the life of a fifteen year old girl, The Maiden, who was found in 1999 on the top of Mount LLlullaillaco, in northern Argentina. Her ...

Bariloche FAQs That You Need to Know

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day, travel | 6 Comments »

Written by Shanie Traveling to the far reaches of South America can be a bit intimidating. Put the word Patagonia with it and many are a bit baffled on what a traveler might expect. So, to give a sense of the ...

Argentina Driving Circuits, Part 3: Northern Argentina, Salta to Cafayate

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in culture, travel | 1 Comment »

For the third installment of great travel loops of Argentina we will be traveling to the northwest corner of the country. The trip begins in Salta, a land of folklore, gaucho enchantment and the nation’s best empanadas. You will then venture ...

Gourmet Dining in Bariloche

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day, entertainment, lifestyle, travel | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie What creates paradise for you? How about an unforgettable landscape that has picturesque mountains springing out of turquoise-blue lakes? Or giant Andean condors with a wingspan over ten feet soaring the lofty winds, sending airplane size shadows to cover ...