--- Menu --- Blog Traveler Stories News Travel Tips Responsible Travel Our Office Author Diane Meixner Very beautiful black lava formations, including one named Darwins toilet because of the ebb and flow of tide causing a flushing sound just like a toilet ( I kid you not),
Breath taking black sand … Author Jayne Hope It was a beautiful sunny day when we visited El Chalten. We hiked up to Los Condores and Las Aguilas for a panoramic view. Stopped at El Bodegon Cerveceria for homemade beer and pizza. El Chalten is … Author Margalit Ziv • The flight from Bariloche to Puerto Iguazu via Buenos Aires was late (what’s new?), only 1 hour this time.
• Maggie is very sick. While Natan had an easy cold a few days earlier … Author Diane Meixner We were picked up early by the Adventure Tour Van and off to the airport again, after a few hours flight we landed at Baltra Airport and took a short bus ride to the ferry. The ferry took us over to … Author Jayne Hope A once in a lifetime experience for someone's birthday. Perito Moreno Glacier should not be missed! We took a trip through our hostel. Author Margalit Ziv • Today we returned back to Bariloche, but this time in a public international bus. The ride took 7 hours, 2 of them were dedicated to border crossing. By now we are expert on border crossing … Author John Keller One night in Guatemala City to regroup is all that remained after a truly enjoyable week of sights and experiences. One last memory for the road: as we were sitting at the airport in Flores, I bought … Author Pam Thomas We let Caitlin sleep and go for a walk around the chi-chi neighborhood including, it turns out, the Great Britain and New Zealand embassies. Very Parisian. Flower stands are incredible.
We blast … Author Diane Meixner After being on over 22 cruises on big ships, I was looking for a different experience. The thought of being on a ship with only 16 passengers sounded very intriguing to me, so began our trip. … Author Jayne Hope El Calafate reminded me of Banff in Alberta, Canada. Author Margalit Ziv • The hostess at the B&B booked us on a late bus back to Bariloche which we did not like a bit. She claimed the earlier bus was fully booked. We took the matter into our hands. We went to … Wow, some great discounts this week. Here are the latest travel discounts since February 13th. We have over 150 current discounts and you can see them all … Experience our new Pura Vida tour in Costa Rica
With the economy in the doldrum, we've been dreaming up new options that are both affordable and yet still offer the quality of travel experience … Author John Keller The town of Flores is a pretty little island, with colorful shops and restaurants and a gorgeous lakeside area. The highlight of our walking tour, though, occurred when we reached the square in front … Author Ruth Grauert The most difficult part will be getting there. It will take two and a half hours to get to Kennedy Airport, 3 hours to line up for check-in, 12 hours to get to São Paulo, two-hour wait to … Author Pam Thomas At the airport our plane is delayed 3 hours. Ugh. Finally we get to the Park Chateau Unique Hotel in Buenos Aires, which a friend had recommended. It was discounted by Expedia from $105 to $74, but … Author Jayne Hope Woke up early to hike to a viewpoint that gave a closer look at Grey Glacier at Campamento Paso. The colours, expanse and ruggedness of the glacier is worth seeing. The crew on the catamaran that … Author Margalit Ziv • The whole day (12 hours) was devoted to lakes crossing tour – 4 boat trips on 4 different lakes, and 4 bus trips in between the lakes. The 2 hours lunch break midway was too long, not to … Author John Keller The mother of all Mayan ruins? If not, whatever is better must be truly spectacular. This was a great time of year to go, as the weather was perfect and the crowds nonexistent. As we walked … Author Pam Thomas Up at 7 for glacier trekking day; thank goodness it's sunny! We fetch our box lunches and head out to look at the horses in the corral. There’s a brown and white shepherd that looks just like … Author Jayne Hope Trekked from Paine Grande to Grey Glacier. Cerro Paine Grande is 3050m. It is very rugged with pointy and jagged peaks and glaciers everywhere. This is very different from the Rocky Mountains which … Author Margalit Ziv • Today is mostly travel day from Ushuaia to Bariloche with a plane change in El Calafate.
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The Costa Rican people have touched the lives of our staff and our travelers over the years, and we are saddened …