Mendoza guide: where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Argentina’s wine capital

(The Independent) Argentina’s wine-making capital Mendoza (the name of the city and the province) is a welcome indulgence at any time of year. Dozens of bodegas(wineries) open their cellar doors year round to offer up tastings, paired lunches or picnics among vineyards, many in the shadow of the Andes’ handsome peaks. Besides its wine-making heritage, Mendoza – officially one […]

High on wine

(N by Norwegian) Argentina’s northwestern wine-producing region has historically been overshadowed by Mendoza as Argentina’s primary wine-producing region. But its industry is growing – bringing new life and tourism to one of South America’s most stunning destinations. Published in N by Norwegian’s October 2019 edition.

Where to see Chile’s top natural attractions

(Insight Guides) The narrowest country in the world packs a punch when it comes to natural attractions. From north to south, Chile’s diverse terrain includes lunar landscapes, rolling hills, volcanoes and snow-capped mountains. Here is our guide to where to see Chile’s most stunning natural attractions. Moonscapes in the Atacama Desert Northern Chile’s spectacular Atacama […]

Buenos Aires and beyond

Buenos Aires (Insight Guides) One of South America’s most culturally diverse cities, Buenos Aires offers broad plazas, tango and succulent steak. But Argentina’s cosmopolitan capital is also the ideal base for visiting Iguazú Falls, Mendoza wine region and Patagonia. Here’s our guide to what to see in Buenos Aires and beyond. Argentina’s buzzing capital Buenos Aires and […]

20 of the best food tours around the world

(The Guardian) Feast your eyes on these foodie walking tours, which reveal the flavours – and culture – of cities from Lisbon to Lima, Havana to Hanoi. (Here, I wrote Bogotá and Buenos Aires.) Bogotá “This is where Bogotá’s top chefs come shopping,” says Foodies Colombia guide and chef Juliana Salazar, browsing Paloquemao market’s stalls for fruity […]

50 Hours in Buenos Aires

(The World’s 50 Best blog) As Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants gets ready to head to Buenos Aires City, local expert Sorrel Moseley-Williams shows us around and gets to grips with the city’s essential eats. From coffee to cocktails, steak to shrimp and plant-based lunches, we have your long weekend all covered off. When contemplating eating out in Buenos […]

Colombia’s Remote Chiribiquete National Park Is Opening to Tourists for the First Time This Month

(The Points Guy) This spring, Departures reported that Colombia’s largest, most biodiverse and most inaccessible national park would open to tourists for the first time this June: But only to those who admire the dramatic jungle landscape from the air.Covering 17,000 square miles formed by distinct biogeographical provinces whose landscapes include Amazon rainforest, sacred tepui tabletop mountains and savanna, Chiribiquete […]

The Best Times to Visit Colombia

(The Points Guy) From tropical Amazon jungle to Caribbean beaches, the Andean Mountains and the world’s largest bird population (almost 2,000), it’s time you visited Colombia, the second-most biodiverse country on the planet after Brazil. Tucked into the northwest corner of South America, its warm and friendly people are more than ready for visitors after its […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Argentinian Patagonia

(The Points Guy) A vast and remote region in South America that 402,000 square miles across Argentina and Chile, Patagonia is naturally divided by the Andes, though most of it — about 90% — is Argentinian. Five provinces  (Neuquén, Río Negro, Chubut, Santa Cruz and Tierra del Fuego) make up Argentinian Patagonia, one of the […]