Category Archives: Argentina

South American Wine Country Budget Travel Guide

Come BS with us as we explore South American Wine Country. Topics include great budget savvy ways to spend your time when visiting the Argentine and Chilean wine regions. Of course, we also talk about visiting Mendoza and the Colchagua Valley! Some of the additional topics include dying of thirst in the Patagonian desert, rooftop bubble baths, and dinosaurs. Just two sassy, honest, and funny travelers doing their thing….

How to Save a Lot of Money When Visiting Patagonia

Come BS with us as we explore Patagonia. Topics include great budget savvy ways to spend your time when visiting Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, El Calafate, El Chaltén , Bariloche, and San Martín de los Andes. Of course, we also talk about visiting Torres del Paine and Perito Moreno glacier! Just two sassy, honest, and funny travelers doing their thing….

Thanks for your patience as we were off the grid in the Cook Islands and had to deal with New Zealand’s ancient internet rules (needing costly vouchers and only given brief allotments of free wifi). Now in Sydney, our fifth continent on this RTW, we will be posting all the great budget savvy travel posts and vlogs that we have worked on in the last 50 days!

Podcast Episode 1-5: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Come BS with us as we explore Buenos Aires. Topics include money saving tips, highlights from the city, great eats and underground treats.

 

Closing chapter one. Ciao ciao, South America!

Tonight is our last night in South America. Where has the time gone? South America will always hold a special place in our hearts because it is here that we began our amazing journey. Continue reading Closing chapter one. Ciao ciao, South America!

Travel Guide for Mendoza, Argentina

In Mendoza, we set out for quality, not quantity. Our goal was to enjoy a winery or two, then enjoy lunches with mountainous vineyard views. At first, figuring out logistics here was overwhelming. In our research, many previous backpackers blogged about how they splurged by succumbing to a private tour. We even considered it! However, <private tours> here are ungodly expensive ranging from $160-$190 USD per person! And with two weeks in this area, and 3 wine regions to cover, we had the time to figure out how to be a bit more budget savvy.

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Best Patagonia Travel Guide for Wine Lovers

We’ve always found ourselves in wine country during our travels. Sure, it’s not whitewater rafting or sky diving, but wine exploration is one of our favorite types of adventure. There’s something amazing about sitting among beautful vineyards while enjoying a nice glass of wine. While Malbec will always play an important role in Patagonian wine, it is the production of Pinot Noir that got us interested in exploring the region. If you ever come across a Pinot Noir from Neuquén or the Río Negro we encourage you to give it a try. Continue reading Best Patagonia Travel Guide for Wine Lovers

San Martin de Los Andes – Hotel Intermonti

The short video below provides a great overview of the town and area. It was developed by the tourism board of San Martin de Los Andes. However, Harry reported that he did not see one woman walking around in a teeny-tiny bikini.

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