South America has been on my travel to-do list for years, but there was something in particular that drew me to select Buenos Aires for my first jaunt to the Southern Hemisphere. Maybe it was the nickname the city is often given, “The Paris of South America,” that enticed me. Or maybe it was the promise […]
By Ian Coughlan “What you just did, don’t do that.” I looked up, frozen, maté gourd in my left hand, straw in my right as Ruso’s gaze pierced through me. I had unknowingly committed a serious faux pas, altering his unique blend of maté serving, a time-endured gaucho tradition, as ingrained here as the landscape itself.
SASS, South American Snow Sessions, proudly announces a new trip adding to their already busy summer schedule of events in Argentina. The trip, scheduled for late August, is designed specifically for women and includes a variety of cultural activities, wellness workshops and Spanish classes, along with the world’s best professional female skiers and riders. In […]
Returning home for a visit to the country I grew up in, I had a feeling of nostalgia. After 15 years abroad, I had the chance to return to Argentina, bringing with me many memories of the things I wanted to do. I visited the place where I used to play, where I used to […]
I was all set to meet friends in Rio when the Brazilian consulate advised me that my visa wouldn’t be guaranteed for at least four to seven business days. OK, plan B. I needed a Plan B because I was logging a few trips before the end of 2009 to maintain my executive platinum status […]