Posts Tagged with "travel tip"

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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Travel cage match: Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 1: Food)

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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Travel cage match:  Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 1: Food)

2 cities enter.  One city leaves. Will it be Santiago, Chile – the home of enormous mayo covered hot dogs and some of the most impressive mountain views anywhere in the world? or Will it be Buenos Aires, Argentina -where you can (and more or less have to) eat steak 5+ times a week? We spent [...]

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Warning: Buenos Aires apartment scam

Friday, November 5, 2010

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UPDATE 1/9/2013:  To avoid any confusion, this article/warning is NOT about the rental company DiscoverBA.com.  We were recently contacted by the owner there who told us that this post has a high Google rank for “DiscoverBA review” due to a few similar keywords.  While we don’t have any experience with DiscoverBA, they seem like a [...]

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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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Meet, Plan, Go! September 14th in thirteen cities.  Be there. Seriously.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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Meet, Plan, Go! September 14th in thirteen cities.  Be there.  Seriously.

Listen up.  This is important.  We want to tell you about an outstanding event that will be taking place on Sept. 14th in thirteen cities across the US and Canada called Meet, Plan, Go! Its entire purpose is to provide you with inspiration, contacts and resources to “plan the trip of a lifetime” – and [...]

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Beaches and mountains and wineries, oh my!: More reasons why Santiago rocks

Monday, August 9, 2010

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Beaches and mountains and wineries, oh my!: More reasons why Santiago rocks

While Santiago is a great city in and of itself, possibly its most compelling feature is its proximity to an amazing variety of incredible day-trips, ranging from beaches to wineries to mountains and more.  This is a tale of some of those day-trips. Context I thoroughly enjoyed writing about career related topics (e.g., Career Option-value) [...]

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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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Where to eat in Buenos Aires: A few of our favorite BA restaurants

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

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Where to eat in Buenos Aires: A few of our favorite BA restaurants

Now that we’re settled into Santiago, it’s time for some reflection on our favorite places to eat in Buenos Aires.  While we may have mentioned from time to time that the food choices in Buenos Aires can be a bit repetitive (cycling through the 5 major food groups), there are definitely some amazing places to [...]

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