Leaving America

Though I have not yet left my country for Slovenia, I am already beginning to appreciate it more. It’s diversity, freedoms, and wide-open spaces I will miss. But, however, I will not long for the negative attributes of modern America, of which there are many, and the detrimental global impact of its legacy that I … More Leaving America

El Chalten Provides Rugged Patagonia Hiking and Comfortable Places to Rest

Even before we arrive to El Chalten, the Patagonian town known for its hiking access in Los Glaciares National Park, the mountains are a panorama of awesome beauty. The land is vast and yet the peaks loom above us in every direction. Waking up on the early morning bus, we are enchanted by Patagonia’s wonders. … More El Chalten Provides Rugged Patagonia Hiking and Comfortable Places to Rest

The Next Napa: Food, Wine, & Mountains in Mendoza

As we’re getting off the plane, a stewardess announces that it is the International Day of Malbec, the wine Argentina–and Mendoza in particular–is known for. She tells the passengers aboard the plane that we will receive one small bottle of wine free-of-charge. As if we were going to need more wine, it isĀ  the biggest … More The Next Napa: Food, Wine, & Mountains in Mendoza

The Sights, Sounds, and Sensations of Buenos Aires

  Buenos Aires is a city that I have been fascinated since I heard its internet status as “Paris of South America.” A romantic, European sensibility coupled with Argentine pride, fashion, and music, there is so much to do and enjoy here. Getting into the city’s beautiful international airport, we feel completely under-dressed. When we … More The Sights, Sounds, and Sensations of Buenos Aires