Travel

  • Two Solitudes

    From the editor: This post originally appeared in 2005 Twice in the past month I’ve done what most Argentines have never done in their lives – crossed the border into Chile. It’s too tempting! I…

  • Explora vs Tierra vs Singular vs Remota vs Indigo…..

    The lodging options in the Torres del Paine region of southern Chile keep getting better. A few years ago, I praised nearby Puerto Natales for its forward-thinking hoteliers and jaw-dropping, avant-garde style. The architecture of…

  • Ancient Trees and Lone Gauchos: A journey in Pehuenia

    I’ve spent the past few days amongst ancient giants. Surrounded by the mystical araucaria araucana trees, also known as Monkey Puzzles in English, it was a trip full of imagination and a journey down timeless…

  • Morning By The Sea

    Sun breaking through clouds gathered on top of snow-capped peaks. GF, my travel companion, has never seen mountains and sea together like this. To her, the coast is Vina del Mar – wide open ocean…

  • I Heart Cristina (not that Cristina…)

    Estancia Cristina, how do I love thee? I love the boat journey to get to you, the catamaran taking me past glaciers and icebergs, the distance from the frontier to the end of the horizon…

  • Bring your Plan B to Bariloche in March

    While the crisis in Punta Arenas has officially come to an end – on Wednesday after a week of blockades, an agreement was reached and travel is back to ‘normal’ in southern Chile – another…