When hearing the word “empanada,” many people immediately think of Argentina. The truth is, the type and taste of empanada depends on where you are in the country. Because of the different climates and geographies throughout Argentina, the best ingredients to cook with vary. On a recent trip to Buenos […]
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As an avid hiker and outdoor enthusiast, my travel itineraries tend to feature less time spent in cities and more time in rural communities and near the mountains. In fact, when traveling through Argentina I expected to spend very little time in the capital of Buenos Aires. You’ve seen one […]
Ecuadorian cuisine is all about slowing down and savoring each bite, enjoying the company of close ones and our gifted settings. Growing up Ecuadorian in New York, opting to sit separately from the family table during meals meant not eating. We had to dine together, down each and every last […]
Stretching across nine countries and over three million square miles of land, the Amazon is not only the world’s largest rain forest, it is also one of the most biologically diverse regions on the planet. It’s home to over 300,000 plant breeds, 2,500 species of butterflies and 400 mammals. Even […]
After spending a day exploring the historic center of Quito, Ecuador, I decided to get out of town for a day and explore the smaller artisan villages nearby. Because I was so thrilled with my Cajas National Park Tour and Quito City Tour with Gray Line Ecuador, I decided to […]
While Bolivia has much to offer the curious traveler, it is still one of the lesser-visited South American countries. For this reason, there are many things people don’t know about the destination. To peak your interest in one of my personal favorite travel spots, here are 15 facts you didn’t […]