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Having a Baby is a Lot Like Traveling

traveling baby

Exhilarating, exciting, fascinating, awe-inspiring…. and also terrifying, exhausting, intimidating, overwhelming… These are all words that could be used to describe travel, but from my newest perspective- they also describe how it feels to bring a tiny little human home from a hospital. Sorry you haven’t seen me around in a while. I’ve been focusing on […]

Travel Bloggers Share Their Most Romantic Destinations for Valentine’s Day

most romantic getaways

In the spirit of celebrating love this week, I asked some of my friends in the travel blogging community to share their most romantic destinations. Without further ado, here are some of the best places to canoodle with your significant other. I’ve divided them in to warm weather and cold weather categories. Warm and Romantic […]

Trending Travel Destinations for 2014 – Some May Surprise You!

trending travel

Well, 2014 has started with bang! Mother nature wants us all to know what season we’re stuck in right now, doesn’t she? While we freeze our tushies off in North America, thanks to the ‘polar vortex’ that is sweeping across the continent, those on the other side of the hemisphere are suffering record heat waves. […]

My Crazy Christmas Travel Wish List

I’ve seen quite a few Christmas travel wish lists out there. Some are practical and realistic with a hint of whimsy, like Lance’s or Stephanie’s. Others are completely outlandish and outright hilarious., like the one over on The Flying Pinto. I’m leaning towards the outrageous, and we’ll see what Santa’s got up his sleeves. Maybe […]

Planning an Argentina Trip

culture of Buenos Aires

When planning an Argentina trip, you must consider 1) what parts of the country you want to see 2) the duration of your stay 3) the types of activities you like and 4) the weather. Areas of interest: Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Mendoza, Bariloche, Patagonia, and Salta & Jujuy Let’s review each one. Buenos Aires: If you enjoy […]

Movie Monday: Iguazu Falls


It’s been a while since we’ve had a Movie Monday. A couple of months ago, I was in Argentina with some of my family. Speaking of traveling with family (or more specifically, siblings), check out my guest post on Twenty-Something Travel this week! It’s entitled How to Travel with your Siblings (Without Strangling Them). So, […]

Daytrippin’ to Colonia Uruguay

Argentina trip

Sleepily Settled on the Rio de la Plata, Colonia del Sacramento awaits your urban escape from Buenos Aires. A mere hour hydrofoil ride away, there is no reason to miss a day trip to the lovely cobblestoned streets of Colonia. Founded in 1680 by the Portuguese, the picturesque town experienced a tumultuous history of wars, treaties, and constant […]

Visiting Estancia Villa Maria in Argentina’s Pampas

Estancia Villa Maria

Italians have their villas, the French and Swiss have their chateaus, and The English have their manors. In the Argentinian countryside, these lavish country estates are known as estancias. About an hour’s drive south of Buenos Aires, the luxurious Estancia Villa Maria awaits on 1,542 perfectly manicured acres. With it’s eleven well-appointed suites, elegant common rooms […]

Movie Monday – Buenos Aires’ MALBA Modern Art Museum

modern art

Modern art. The perfect compliment to a great city’s classical masterpieces. One of the most important forms of cultural expression, art encapsulates local history and traditions within a framework of larger geopolitical trends. Like snapshots of moments in time, these windows into the souls of a people’s past prove fascinating. An average person, like myself, […]

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