Monthly Archives: March 2011

Carlos Gardel makes USPS forever stamp collection!

United States Post Office announced in its March 16th press release that it will print a series of commemorative forever stamps dedicated to the Latin music performer legends. To our surprise and delight, Carlos Gardel made the cut and will … Continue reading

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Money tips!

Recently one of my passengers asked me about exchanging money when traveling to Argentina. Since it is a quite common question I came up with a few tips and decided to post it as a blog entry. So here we … Continue reading

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San Diego Zoo is going wild in the Peruvian Amazon.

San Diego Zoo Global is going to take over the managing of the MANU Biosphere Reserve in the Peruvian Amazon this summer. The reserve includes biological station of Cocha Cashu where conservation and research take place. The collaborative effort together … Continue reading

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Suggested packing equipment / clothing list

I had a few clients asking me about suggestions for packing clothes for traveling to Patagonia. Here is a small suggestion that I think could help to be prepared for your trip and weather conditions!  Feel free to add any … Continue reading

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Tripped out on choice.

There was one aspect of growing up in a communist country that in retrospect I think was perhaps beneficial. Limited choice. You went to any given shop and let’s say there were only 2 types of shoes you could buy. … Continue reading

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Travel insurance – to buy or not to buy, before you say bye, bye!

You have it for your car. You have it for your house. You have it for your health (hopefully). It seems we need insurance for just about everything worth protecting these days. It would seem logical then to protect your … Continue reading

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