Archive for the ‘travel’ Category

Beautiful Driving Circuits of Argentina, Part 2: Mendoza

Monday, February 15th, 2010 Posted in travel | 15 Comments »

Written by Shanie The Mendoza province is a land of intense beauty. The landscape diversity of vineyards reaching out to the horizon and the mighty Aconcagua looming above creates a stark contrast of mountain and valley. An excursion from the city ...

My Bariloche Vacation Dream Week

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 Posted in sports, travel | 24 Comments »

Written by Jamie One of the greatest parts of having a vacation rental business is sharing this special part of the world with others. I decided to put together my "dream week" if I were to come to the Lakes District on vacation. Please ...

New Mendoza to Bariloche Direct Flights Announced!

Thursday, January 21st, 2010 Posted in travel | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie Aerolineas Argentina and the Secretary of Tourism just announced new flight service between Mendoza and Bariloche will begin, as early as this winter. (Julio mas o menos) This is excellent news as many of our guests visit both Mendoza ...

Patagonia Ranks Second In 2010 Vacation Spots

Monday, January 18th, 2010 Posted in travel | 8 Comments »

Written by Shanie According to the New York Times, the second among the 31 places to explore in 2010 is … (drum roll please)…Patagonia Wine Country! As written in the article..."Ten years ago, a group of adventurous winemakers set their sights on ...

Lakes District of Patagonia Via Car, Part 1

Friday, January 15th, 2010 Posted in travel | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie Argentina is the land of astounding beauty and open land. There are wild experiences to be had and amazing views to be seen in the second largest country in South America. But how does a person see as ...

Happy Birthday to ExpatWomen.com

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 Posted in day to day, travel | No Comments »

Written by Shanie A vital aspect to living abroad successfully (meaning happily) is to have a circle of confidants and shoulders to cry on. Others that know what it's like to hurt in your heart from homesickness. Or what it's like ...

Bariloche Restaurant Review: Los Timo

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 Posted in business, entertainment, travel | 1 Comment »

The sounds of the Patagonian winds whip around the house, whistling with the soft jazz music being played on the stereo. The fire is warmly spilling an orange light over the dinner guest’s relaxed faces. Looking out the ...

Our Patagonian Sister Puerto Varas, Chile

Friday, January 8th, 2010 Posted in entertainment, travel | 6 Comments »

Written by Shanie The sapphire water of Lago Llanquihue glistens in the light of the Southern Hemisphere sun. An obvious twin to Mount Fuji, the perfect cone shape of Volcano Osorno seems to rise from the depths of the azureous water. ...

Guest Report

Monday, December 28th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, travel | No Comments »

Written by Jamie One of the best parts about having a property management company is the satisfaction that comes from knowing the guest has a great vacation. We recently hosted three ladies from New Zealand. Helping them out with some activities, I ...

Argentina Announces Reciprocity Fee

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 Posted in travel | 5 Comments »

Written by Jamie The Argentine government has decided to implement a reciprocity fee to United States ($131), Canadian ($70) and Australian ($100) citizens. The stamp is valid for the life of the passport, up to 10 years. The fee is only being ...