Like Wine? Don’t Miss Argentina’s Uco Valley

Rural roads in Uco Valley, Argentina

The Uco Valley is a large wine region about an hour south of the city of Mendoza and is well known for its Malbec wine. It has seen unprecedented growth in the past couple of decades but despite that, is still very rural and spread out. However, don’t expect to…

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Day Trip from Austin, Part IV: North to Georgetown

Georgetown Winery

It’s here, the final day trip from Austin. We’re heading north to Georgetown, Texas! I’ve already posted about going South to New Braunfels, West to breweries, and East to parks so it’s only fitting to end with a day trip that incorporates a little bit of everything in its own…

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Day Trip from Austin, Part II: West to Hill Country Brews and Views

farm view at Jester King Brewery

This is part two of my four part series on day trips from Austin, Texas – one from each direction: north, south, east, west. Last week I posted about driving south to New Braunfels and now we’re going west – towards breweries, distilleries, wineries, and wide open hill country views.…

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Day Trip from Austin, Part I: South to New Braunfels

This is the first in a four part series about day trips you can take from Austin, Texas. In each post I’ll showcase a fun destination that’s just a short drive away from Austin in one of the four compass directions: north, south, east, west. First up – heading South.…

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Termas Cacheuta Spa: Hot Springs and Mud Baths in the Andes Mountains

views of the Andes mountains at Termas Cacheuta spa

Termas Cacheuta Spa is an idyllic hot springs hideaway in the Andes Mountains. It’s a little off the beaten track in Mendoza, Argentina but well worth it. If you’re the type of traveler that likes to experience new things, or appreciates natural wonders, loves history, or just wants to do…

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