2009 April

April 2009

An outbreak of swine flu in Mexico has prompted the Mexican government to close museum, churches, some restaurants, and markets.  Travelers planning trips to Mexico in the immediate future may wish to delay their journey.  While at this time no country has imposed a travel ban to Mexico, the lack of tourist services might make […]

Ah, the lure of the open road.  America’s love affair with the automobile is long and well-documented.  But, does it make sense to continue it overseas?  Does it make sense to rent a car in Latin America? There is no one right answer to that question.  There are pros and cons to be weighed out […]

Got Cerveza?

April 3, 2009

Pilsener, Club, Cuzcqueño, Pilsen… blah, blah, blah. Chances are if you’ve been to Ecuador and/or Peru and you have a deeper appreciation for fermented beverages you probably understand my sentiments.  Not that I hold anything against these “goes down like water, drink 10 or 15 and still stand” beers, but they do leave something to […]