Tag Archives: Mendoza

AirBnB: 750 nights and counting

One of the worst AirBnBs we stayed in was our first. We had just started our nomadic traveling life on the road, and clearly we had a lot to learn. Four and a half years have passed, and we can … Continue reading

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Trapped on a bus inspired creativity

The airline informed us that our flights to and from Mendoza, Argentina would be diverted to San Juan’s airport – over 2 hours drive away. We couldn’t believe it, but a quick search confirmed that the Mendoza airport would be … Continue reading

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Food & Wine

Mendoza’s appeal as a travel destination hinges on its wine and food. We searched for good foods at Mercado Central to take home and make our own meals. The fish market carried excellent (frozen) shrimp; asparagus was newly picked and … Continue reading

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See, Smell, Sip

Where to go in Argentina? That was the question. Ahh! Mendoza! Of course, we should spend a few weeks in Mendoza, one of the nine great wine capitals of the world. Tasting wine followed three steps, “see, smell, sip”: visual: looking … Continue reading

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