2011 February

February 2011

Tahiti or bust!

February 23, 2011

Alissa recounts her recent trip to Tahiti, making us all very jealous… Although my passion for travel was sparked with several trips to Central and South America, I had yet to travel beyond the continents of North and South America. It had been 3 years since my last big trip (Costa Rica), so my husband […]

When hearing “Argentina“, many people think of the tango, or wine, or good beef.  But for me personally, nothing symbolizes Argentina more than yerba mate. Yerba Mate is a tea made of, you guessed it, yerba mate.  It can be consumed hot or cold.  It is made from the leaves of the yerba mate tree, […]

Every year, thousands of people flock to Ecuador to see the Galapagos.  And with good reason – the Galapagos are fascinating and absolutely unique.  Anyone interested in wildlife will find them the experience of a lifetime. But most people hustle off to the Galapagos and straight back home again, without seeing the other wonders that […]