real
time web analytics
  • Argentina,  National Parks

    Iguazú National Park

    The Iguazú National Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the world, declared one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World” in 2012. It was also declared a Natural Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO in 1984, and it is considered to be “the largest water curtain in the world” in the world “. What more can be said? Much…

  • Argentina,  National Parks

    Los Glaciares National Park, Patagonia, Argentina

    The Glaciers National Park (Parque Nacional Los Glaciares) is located in the region known as Andes Australes in southern Argentina, in the southwest of the province of Santa Cruz, near Chile. Due to its incredible beauty, UNESCO declared it “World Heritage” in 1981. It is the largest of the national system of protected areas, with 726,927 hectares. Parque Nacional Los…

  • Latin America

    Mexico City: culture, art, history, architecture and much more

    Mexico City (Ciudad de México): a visit to this incredible place By Norma Machelor, Blogger guest On October 21, 2017 I traveled to Mexico City for the first time. I am Argentine, but I´ve been living in southern Arizona for more than twenty years. Mexican influence is present in many aspects of the life of this state bordering Mexico. Food, art…

  • Argentina,  Latin America

    Bariloche, fall in love with this Patagonian town

    Bariloche is one of our favorite towns in Argentina, and also of many tourists that visit it every year. The reason is simple: it is a gorgeous place. San Carlos de Bariloche, commonly called just Bariloche is in the province of Río Negro, Argentina. It is one the most popular tourist destinations, no matter the Season. It offers many attractions all…

  • Argentina,  Latin America,  National Parks

    Lanín National Park – Neuquén, Argentina

    Lanín National Park is located south of the province of Neuquén. It was created in 1937 and protects a significant portion of the so-called Andean-Patagonian forest, with areas of Patagonian steppe and high Andes. It covers 4,120 km2 (1,590 sq mi) of surface and has a great variety of fauna and flora. You can access the National Park from the cities of…

  • Argentina,  Latin America

    Biking in Arrayanes Trail, Neuquén, Argentina

    Have you thought about biking in a Patagonia National Park? How about biking in Los Arrayanes? On our last trip to Patagonia, we wanted to take a bicycle tour along a path in the forest. We decided for Los Arrayanes National Park, in Neuquén, Argentina. This is our adventure on a bike through Los Arrayanes NP We decided to arrive by catamaran…

  • Argentina,  Gourmet,  Latin America

    Mate, that weird Argentine drink

    ¿Me pasás un mate? (Could you pass me a mate?) Many tourists are surprised about the Argentine mate and see with surprise how a little bowl with a a metal straw is passed around from one person to another. But what is mate? It is true that the way we drink mate surprises the foreigner, and for some the fact of sharing may result…

  • Argentina,  Gourmet,  Latin America

    Why are Argentines so crazy about their ASADO?

    Argentine Asado I bet that after reading this article, you will be wishing to be in Argentina having a traditional ASADO. Our asado has the same cultural and social rol in our society as el mate. Asado exists to be enjoyed with family and friends. El asado argentino comes originally from life in the open lands of the Pampas, the gauchos…

  • North America

    A cabin in the forest of Canada

    Out there by the river, a cabin between Ottawa and Quebec, Canada by guest blogger Paul Machelor We have a cabin in the middle of the forest in Ottawa, Canada. Ottawa, Canada Ottawa is the national capital of Canada, is a wonderful city all four seasons of the year.  My favorite seasons are, in order:  summer, autumn, and winter.  But truly…

  • Argentina,  Latin America

    Jujuy, let it enchant you with its magical colors

    Jujuy, Argentina The province of Jujuy is located in the extreme northwest of the Argentine Republic (NOA). It limits to the north with Bolivia, to the south and the east with Salta and to the west with Chile. Jujuy is a small province with 53,219 km2 and a population of less than 700,000 inhabitants, mostly concentrated in urban centers. In 1834 Jujuy proclaims its…

  • Argentina

    Salta, la linda. Why you should visit Salta, Argentina

    Why go to Salta, Argentina? What can I do in Salta? What places can I visit in Salta? If you are considering visiting Salta, Argentina or going to the NOA, I invite you to read this article to learn about the best places in Salta that you can visit for a few days, or a few weeks. The province of Salta is located…

  • Africa

    My roadtrip in Morocco

    Morocco is located in North Africa, separated from Europe by the Gibraltar Strait. The Atlas mountain range is a mountainous system that runs, along 2400 km, northwest of Africa, being to the south-east of Morocco and dividing the landscapes into 2 very different. The Atlas population is mostly Berber, a nomadic people tribe. The Atlas separates the coasts of the Mediterranean…

  • Asia

    What you must visit and do in Vietnam

    Vietnam is a sovereign country under communist rule located in the Indochina peninsula of Southeast Asia. It is the 13th most populous country in the world. Its capital is Hanoi since the reunification of North Vietnam and South Vietnam in 1976, after the end of the American War, as the locals call it or the Vietnam War as we know…

  • Asia

    What you must do and visit in Thailand

    Thailand is located in the Southeast of Asia. This country had been named Siam until 1939 when its name changed to Prathet Thai (Prathet means country and Thai means freedom and, in addition, that is the name of the biggest ethnic group in Thailand). Finally, in 1949 the name was changed to Thailand. Currently the country is a constitutional monarchy, ruled by the Chakri…

  • Oceanian

    13 Adventures in Oceania

    As both Australia and New Zealand are considered adventure tourism capitals, I could not miss the opportunity to check it out, so I went for the first time in 2011, and I was amazed. On my second visit to the region in 2016, I increased my bet and went to Papua New Guinea (PNG) as well. I had been wanting to…

  • Argentina,  Latin America

    What you must do in Calafate

    El Calafate, or commonly called “Calafate”, a city located on the southern shore of Lake Argentino, mainly on the shores of Redonda Bay, in the region of Patagonia, in the Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. The growth of this city has been exponential since the first time I went in 2004 to date. El Calafate is located 80 km from the…

  • North America

    Black History in Daytona Beach by Amazing Escapades

    What do Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Dr. Howard Thurman, and NBA Star Vince Carter and Jackie Robinson have in common? They all have roots in Daytona Beach, Florida. When Travel Writer Lysa Allman-Baldwin of Amazing Escapades: Adventures for the Mind, Bod and Belly (www.AmazingEscapades.com) traveled there, she learned that the Daytona Beach area offers a wealth of Afrocentric historical and…

  • Argentina,  Latin America

    Ice Hiking on Glaciers, Patagonia

    Ice hiking on Glaciers in Patagonia Argentina is quiete an adventure. One of the main points of interest in Argentina is the Glaciers in the southern part of Patagonia. To visit the amazing Parque Nacional de los Glaciares you can fly to El Calafate. El Calafate is a small town in the province of Santa Cruz, and a must stop…