Did COVID-19 Kill the Wanderlust Star?

Right now everyone is curled up in a (metaphorical?) fetal position waiting for this pandemic to blow over. A lot of us have had to cancel our best laid vacation plans or postpone weekend trips, birthday surprise trips (me), and even weddings. This is disappointing at best but also exciting…

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The Best Way to Explore Lujan de Cuyo? By Bicycle, of course

biking in Chacras de Coria, Lujan de Cuyo

There is no better way to experience Lujan de Cuyo than by bicycle! The main town in this region is Chacras de Coria – a sleepy upscale suburb of Mendoza that is so quaint and fun to meander even without the added benefit of all the gorgeous wineries peppered throughout.…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving, the Austin Way

colorful bowls at Thanksgiving Empty Bowl Project in Austin

There’s no shortage of ways to love your fellow man in Austin. Especially around the holiday season, organizations rally to make giving back to the community fun and accessible. This year Brian and I participated in the Austin Empty Bowl Project which is an effort by Austin area potters to…

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Domaine Bousquet and the Best Meal of My Life

If you’re interested in visiting any Argentinian wineries in Mendoza and the Uco Valley, you may have read about the awesome, hours long, multi-course lunches with free flowing wine and gourmet food. When we were there we treated ourselves to two long lunches in the Uco Valley – one down-home…

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