Posts Tagged with "Review"

Travel cage match: Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 2: Drink)

Sunday, January 23, 2011

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Travel cage match:  Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 2: Drink)

If you're new here, you may want to start with Our Consulting Problem and maybe our FAQ and if you like what you see you should totally subscribe to receive new posts via RSS or email in the box on the top right. Thanks for visiting!2 cities enter.  One city leaves. Will it be Santiago, [...]

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Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 2)

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 2)

Our vacation from a vacation from a vacation in San Pedro continues – here’s what we did days 3 and 4, as well as our thoughts on a few restaurants and hotels in San Pedro.  (P.S. Day 4 includes the most incredible natural landscape we’ve ever seen . . . and we get around.)  If [...]

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Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 1)

Monday, September 6, 2010

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Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 1)

We decided to take a trip to get out of the Santiago smog for a few days and quickly decided on San Pedro because (1) it’s the only major attraction that’s to the north, and it’s still too cold to go south and (2) it’s really neat.  San Pedro is a small town in the [...]

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Kayak.com does more than you might think

Monday, August 2, 2010

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You may have noticed that in the last couple of weeks we added a Kayak.com flight search box to our sidebar (over on the right).  You may have wondered why.  ”Why would they do this?” you might have said to yourself.  You may be saying it to yourself even now.  Fear not, I am here [...]

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Cafe con piernas = Coffee, with legs

Friday, July 30, 2010

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Cafe con piernas = Coffee, with legs

Buckle up, this one is going to be interesting… Cafe con piernas: The background So I was in Santiago for a few days back in 2002 and I vaguely remember going on a city tour with a tour guide that told us that there are topless coffee shops here–e.g., coffee shops in which the women [...]

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Trip report: Wine tasting in Mendoza, Argentina

Sunday, July 25, 2010

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Trip report:  Wine tasting in Mendoza, Argentina

We decided to use Ashley’s visit as an excuse to go wine tasting in Mendoza (the top wine-producing region in Argentina, especially known for its malbecs).  We only had 2 1/2 days there before heading to Santiago, but we really enjoyed it – here’s a quick trip report: Wine tasting: Choices, choices, choices! There are [...]

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Review of Anuva Wine tasting in Buenos Aires: Do it, you’ll thank us

Thursday, July 22, 2010

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Review of Anuva Wine tasting in Buenos Aires:  Do it, you’ll thank us

You don’t have to go all the way to Mendoza to taste great Argentine wines!!! We’d heard good reviews from friends who’d done tastings of Argentine wines here in Buenos Aires with Anuva Wines and had been meaning to do it for months.  When Ryan’s sister came to visit and we thought we wouldn’t have [...]

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Santiago, Chile is awesome; let’s live there!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

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Santiago, Chile is awesome; let’s live there!

We like Chile a lot!! So much so, in fact, that we have added a new “Chilean Adventure” category to the blog and are going to go live there for a month starting on Friday (2 days from now). I was there for a few days in ~2002 and remember absolutely loving Santiago.  Back then, [...]

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The Buenos Aires City Zoo is full of surprises

Friday, July 9, 2010

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The Buenos Aires City Zoo is full of surprises

Either they have been doing some extreme experiments in genetic engineering down here, or South American animals are just very different.  To be fair, the zoo did not seem all that well maintained, so it’s very possible that the animals are escaping frequently and doing some of their own ‘genetic engineering’ if you know what [...]

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Feria de Mataderos — You’re not in San Telmo anymore…

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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Feria de Mataderos — You’re not in San Telmo anymore…

Interested in something unique to do in Buenos Aires? Read on… “Feria” is the word they use down here to refer to an open air market.  Most sell various arts and crafts as well as clothing, food and antiques.  There are several of them in varying shapes and sizes all over the city (and country). [...]

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