South America

A Taste of Latin America

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in Argentina, Belize, Chile, Featured, Guatemala, Media, Peru, South America | 0 comments

A Taste of Latin America

Enjoy a culinary tour of Latin America found through the lens of our camera. These images are of food we either ate, found at the market or people graciously prepared for us in Central and South America.

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Argentina’s Tigre Delta, Bizarre yet Beautiful

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Argentina, Featured, Media, South America | 0 comments

Argentina’s Tigre Delta, Bizarre yet Beautiful

I’d never heard of the Tigre Delta in Argentina before getting connected with a volunteering opportunity there via Help Exchange. If you take the train about an hour North outside of Buenos Aires you’ll find this place, named after the jaguars (Tigres in Spanish), which were once hunted there. To get an accurate picture of the area today imagine combining the honky-tonk everglades with the waterways of Venice. Then add in the industrial shipping efforts of a small harbor town nuzzled in an abandoned seaside resort damaged by years of neglect, frequent rain and hot sun. Envision...

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Under the Argentine Vine

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Argentina, Featured, Media, Products & Places, Reviews, South America | 3 comments

Under the Argentine Vine

Many people watch the movie under the Tuscan Sun and fantasize about starting a new, romantic life in Italy. They want to wander through the vineyards and experience the simple things. Over the course of my life I’ve visited Italy and appreciated the quintessential charm of the Italian culture. But when I get lost in travel fantasy I don’t dream of the Michelangelo or overpriced chianti. I yearn for a path less traveled, a place that still today retains it’s original and authentic allure. No tourist menus, no double decker buses, just a quiet place with wonderful food, good wine and...

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WanderGuide: Santiago, Chile

Posted by on Mar 3, 2013 in Chile, Featured, Media, South America, Uncategorized | 0 comments

WanderGuide: Santiago, Chile

Your guide to everything Santiago

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Local Voices – Cristina Brino

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Argentina, Featured, In The Know, Local Voices, Media, South America | 7 comments

Local Voices – Cristina Brino

Local Voices: Culinary instructor Cristina Brino from Finca Adalgisa in Mendoza, Argentina teaches us how to "cook with your eyes."

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The Street Art of Valparasio

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in Chile, Featured, Media, South America | 1 comment

The Street Art of Valparasio

Valparasio is a very artistic city for many reasons. It's a harbor town rich with history and culture in addition to being the home of famed poet Pablo Neruda. Once of the most interesting parts of this place is the creative art and graffiti found on everything from building walls to the ascensores (funiculars). Enjoy a few shots:

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