Planning an Argentina Trip

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 a… Continue reading Planning an Argentina Trip

Buenos Aires Restaurants- In Review

Welcome to the foodie mecca of South America. Buenos Aires restaurants hold court with serious food enthusiasts from all over the world. From traditional parillas offering Argentinian comfort food to sophisticated modern-minimialist brasseries, Buenos Aires offers a vast variety of dining options, rivaling other urban food enclaves, like New York and Paris. Don Julio – An… Continue reading Buenos Aires Restaurants- In Review

Parrilla Tour Buenos Aires

In a city of thirteen million people, you can imagine how many culinary options there are to choose from. So what’s a culture-loving foodie to do when presented with so many choices? Easy. Go on The Parrilla Tour of Buenos Aires. Founded by David Carlisle of Portland, Oregon and Santiago Palermo of Buenos Aires, the tour offers… Continue reading Parrilla Tour Buenos Aires

French Quarter Festival In New Orleans: The Cat’s Out Of The Bag

Festival In New Orleans

French Quarter Festival, the kid sister of the more popular Jazz and Heritage Festival, remains one of Southern Louisiana’s most cherished celebrations. Once one of NOLA’s best kept secrets, it is quickly becoming not only the locals’ favorite on the festival circuit, but it’s drawing in tourists from near and far. The setting for the uniquely… Continue reading French Quarter Festival In New Orleans: The Cat’s Out Of The Bag

My Travel Focus This Year: Nurturing Friendships

Travel Focus This Year

Why do we travel? Some of the most common thematic reasons that come to mind are: relaxation and vacation, adventure and fun, discovery and enlightenment, to visit family, to escape them…. to name a few. Personally, my travel plans are usually born from an idea of place, a slow and steady ache to discover a new land… Continue reading My Travel Focus This Year: Nurturing Friendships

Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC

What happens when you mix flowers, food, music, friends and that long-awaited for spring-time weather? A whole lotta fun times, that’s what! I’m speaking of the annual, two-week long celebration of peace, love and cooperation between two great nations, Japan and U.S.A, during The Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. Most of the lovely, ethereal trees… Continue reading Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC