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Hotel Review: The Grand Petit, Buenos Aires

For a step back in time to the opulence of early 20th century Buenos Aires, look no further than the Grand Petit Hotel in the Recoleta neighborhood. 218 more words

Cities & Culture

Trier, Germany

Though it’s been a loooooonnng time since I visited Trier, I never did manage to write about it and it deserves to be. We were in the city for only a couple of days, but a friend of mine, who is a history nut and natural tour guide, offered to show us around the city. 273 more words

Weekend Escapes

German Spa Weekends

Sometimes short trips are the best trips. All it takes is a night in a fluffy soft bed (that you don’t have to make), a bathroom (that you don’t have to clean), and food cooked by somebody else to make you feel fantastic. 425 more words

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Bodega Salentein, Mendoza

Bodega Salentein is in the Valle de Uco, a stunning place to taste wine. The Andes rise up directly beside you, offering a view of the wild wilderness while you comfortably sip Malbec. 462 more words

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Free Tours Sydney

I decided to take a free walking tour of Sydney with Free Tours Sydney. They run tours every day at 10:30am. Why did I choose the orange shirt instead of green (I’m free tours) I don’t really know. 193 more words

Day Trips

Punta del Este, Uruguay

So this is where all the corrupt money goes! ;) I had been wondering after all. Punta del Este is the Cote D´Azur of South America – posh cars, posh people, immaculate beaches, grand hotels. 516 more words

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Bodega Monteviejo, Mendoza

We headed to Monteviejo vineyards, one of the seven members of Clos de los Siete, on a sunny morning for pre-lunch libations. The vineyard itself is an architectural marvel, sleek and modern with a long sloped roof – the purpose of which becomes apparent later. 307 more words

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