Tag Archives: South America

Sheila’s Top 3 “Food Groups” in Argentina – Meat, Ice Cream and Wine

Did someone say food? Or wine? Or ice cream? This happens to be three of my favorite things that are omnipresent in Argentina. And did you know there are over 6,000 restaurants, cafes and bars just in Buenos Aires? Sorry vegetarians, Argentina

Flying United Airlines BusinessFirst Buenos Aires-Chicago, 767-300

Flying United Airlines and hoping for an upgrade to BusinessFirst? Good luck! United Airlines Global Upgrades to BusinessFirst came through three days before the flight making the return a no-brainer. Whew…missed that bullet. The airline then continued upgrading passengers and by

Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport (EZE) and Star Alliance Lounge

The official name of Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport is Airport Ministro Pistarini International Airport (not that anyone really cares). It is located 35 kilometers/21 miles south-southwest of Buenos Aires. Referred to as just “Ezeiza,” there are three large terminal

Aerolineas Argentinas 737-700 Economy Class Salta-Buenos Aires

I was not thrilled to buy a one-way ticket on Aerolineas Argentinas for the return to Buenos Aires. We wouldn’t accrue miles since they belong to the Sky Team Alliance. LAN Airlines, allied with Oneworld of which American Airlines is

North Argentina Market: Purmamarca is the Biggest and Best

Of all North Argentina Markets visited, Purmamarca is the best and always busy. Tour buses come from Salta to admire the seven-color hill and shop. The village was designed around the town’s patron saint, Santa Rosa de Lima. St. Rosa

N. Argentina: UNESCO Purmamarca Brilliant Hill of 7 Colors

Purmamarca is located in UNESCO Humahuaca Canyon at the foot of incredible Cerro de los Siete Colores (Hill of Seven Colors). This is one of those things that has to be seen to be believed. The entire 100 kilometer/62 mile canyon