Best Rooftop Bars Barcelona

Tapas! Tapas! Tapas! Restaurants and Rooftop Bars in Barcelona

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While in Barcelona, there is a lot to see and do. Of course, you must visit the Sagrada Familia, walk through the Gothic Quarter, and stroll down La Rambla. But dining is another important part of getting the entire “Barcelona” experience. Tapas, vermouth, and cava are the rage here. It’s almost impossible to walk down the street without passing what …

Mendoza Hiking

Mendoza Itinerary: How Much Time Should You Spend Here?

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How much time is the perfect amount to spend in Mendoza, Argentina? That depends on what you want to do. If you travel here only to tour the wine regions, a few days is all you need. If you want to add in adventure activities and day trips outside of Mendoza, more time is needed. Check out our Mendoza itinerary …

Uco Valley

9 Great Things To Do in Mendoza, Argentina

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Many people travel to Mendoza, Argentina for the wine. Why not…Mendoza is one of South America’s premiere wine regions. But there is a lot more to do here than just taste wine, especially for those who love getting outdoors. With a location in the foothills of the Andes, there are numerous adventure activities for outdoor lovers. Mendoza, Argentina makes a great …

French Riviera and Provence Itinerary

10 Day French Riviera and Provence Itinerary

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The south of France…the land of beautiful coastal cities, glitzy beaches, vineyards, lavender, and one of the world’s best cuisines.  This is where the rich and famous come to relax and party. It is a land of luxury, with yachts dotting the shorelines, fancy hotels in every city, and epic parties you read about in magazines. If you get your …

Mendoza Wine Region: How to Plan the Perfect Visit

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The Mendoza wine region is hot right now! This is the fastest growing wine producing region in the world and it is Argentina’s most popular spot to travel to for wine tours and tastings. Located in the shadow of Mt Aconcagua, the vineyards in the Mendoza wine region are at one of the highest elevations in the world. Receiving little rainfall …

View of Maipo Valley

How to Visit Santiago Wine Regions Without Taking a Tour

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For wine lovers, Santiago is one of the best destinations in South America. With a short drive you can reach some of Chile’s premiere wine regions, such as Maipo Valley, Colchagua Valley, Casablanca Valley, and Aconcagua Valley. Most people visit the wineries on a tour. But what if you prefer to get out and explore on your own? Touring the Santiago wine regions …

Earth Trekkers Aconcagua

12 Days in South America: Santiago, Chile and Mendoza, Argentina

Julie Argentina, Chile 9 Comments

Our twelve day tour through Chile and Argentina was quite the adventure. There were moments we loved and moments we hated. This trip, for some reason, seemed so difficult. Never have we had so many things go wrong in such a short period of time. We lived some of those travel horror stories that you hear about from other people …

Cape Town Family Travel

5 Days in Cape Town with Kids

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Cape Town is an excellent destination for families. There is the perfect blend of adventure activities, history, and culinary experiences to keep each member of the family happy. Cape Town with Kids Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Take the cable car up to the top of Table Mountain for unforgettable views over Cape Town. It helps to book your tickets in …

Australia Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale

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The area around Adelaide is Australia’s premiere wine region. Sitting around Adelaide are Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, and Clare Valley. Some people say that Barossa is the best and most well known, with McLaren Vale a few spots lower down on the list. The area around Adelaide produces some of the world’s best shiraz, as well as very …

Cycling Marlborough Wine Region

Island Hopping New Zealand Style

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Our travels in New Zealand started in Queenstown on the South Island. April in New Zealand is time for autumn…chilly nights, changing leaves, cooler temperatures. As the weather got colder, we slowly moved north, trying to stay ahead of the cooler temperatures. Over the course of two weeks we gradually moved north into slightly warmer temperatures, traveling from Queenstown up …