Argentina travel guide: Everything you need to know before you go

(The Independent) Tango, steak, football, Maradona, Evita… a whole host of stereotypes are stuck to Argentina, but what makes the South American country really special is uncovering its contrasts and diversity. Given its vast size, there are landscapes, climates and activities to suit all tastes, from mountains to lakes, beaches to forests and jungle – which makes it […]

Marsia Taha’s guide to La Paz

(Fine Dining Lovers, July 2023) It might take time to acclimatise to elevated La Paz, Bolivia, the highest capital city in the world, located 3,625 metres above sea level but once you’ve adapted, the food scene is bursting with Andean highland, valley and Amazonian flavours. From vegan fine dining to tasty street food treats and […]

Where to drink in Lima before a reservation at one of the world’s best restaurants

(World’s 50 Best Blog, July 2023) Peru took the headlines at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 in Valencia, officially marking Lima as a food capital that is right at the top of gastronomic travellers’ hit lists. While The World’s Best Restaurant, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Aqua Panna, is Central – the first Latin American restaurant to top the […]

Revitalising borders

(Topia, June 2023) Ten million ways Turkish chef Ebru Baybara Demir brings hope When you think of the figure ‘10 million’, what springs to mind? Ten million euros acquired jackpot style, the population of a large city or a Macklemore tune? In the case of Turkish chef and social entrepreneur Ebru Baybara Demir, 10 million refers to […]

“Mi gran pasión es la investigación”

(Marie Claire, Julio 2023) Un ADN mendocino que fomentó su pasión por los Sola-num lycopersicum, el espíritu inquieto para la investigación dirigió a Maria Sance a recibirse como doctora en Ciencias Biológicas. Madre de una hija y un hija, con su marido Alejandro Vigil concibieron Casa Vigil, en Chachingo, Mendoza, donde actualmente es Directora General; […]

Carmen Angel’s guide to Medellín

(Fine Dining Lovers, June 2023) While she was raised in southern California, Colombian heritage on her father Diego’s side eventually drew chef Carmen Angel to make Medellín, his birthplace, her base. Together, she and Diego opened Carmen along with chef Rob Pevitts in 2009; a second outpost followed in Cartagena de Indias. Today, she leads the eponymous […]

15 must-visit bars and restaurants in Colombia that need to be on your radar

(World’s 50 best blog) Already recognised as one of the world’s most biodiverse countries, it’s high time that Colombia took its place among the gastronomic greats. With a new generation of chefs and bartenders that have embraced their country’s incredible natural larder, the nation’s eating and drinking identity is stronger than ever. Now is the time to […]

Change for Chilean wine

(Drinks International, May 2023) Women winemakers in Chile are working with a shi­fting climate and diversifying the country’s portfolio in the process. A­fter wildfires devastated part of the agricultural industry in Chile, including razing a number of vineyards run by small grape producers in Itatá and La Araucanía in February (Drinks International, March 2023), winemakers […]