Recommend July 2014 - (Page 36)

latinamerica Argentina & Uruguay A TRADITIONAL FEAST carla hunt South America destinations can fill the bill in new and involving experiences for adventure and culinary aficionados as well as nature-loving travelers. Consider this sampling of niche vacation choices that bring clients closer to the heart of Argentina and Uruguay. an appetite for argentina This photo: Visitors on Culture Xplorers' Argentina: True North itinerary visit a ceramic workshop. Opposite page: La Merced del Alto is sometimes the lodge of choice on Culture Xplorers' trips (top); and horseback riding in Uruguay with Yampu Tours (bottom). 36 july 2014 36-39 LA ArgenUruguay.indd 36 Food and wine are the delicious ties that bind virtually every aspect of travel, commanding special attention nowadays when farm-to-table and vine-to-glass pilgrimages are at the top of many of your clients' wish lists. Consider two options from Edible Destinations by Epitourean, specialists in cooking vacations and culinary getaways. The 6-night Alluring Buenos Aires-Flavors of South America program, focused on cooking and touring in Argentina's food-obsessed capital, includes a cooking class and wine pairing in an Argentine home; preparing juicy beef and humita (corn) empanadas; a foodie tour of the San Telmo barrio; grilling and barbecue class with a meat market tour; a specialty market food tour-including a local bakery visit for a lesson in traditional pastries-and a walking tour through the Adrogue outdoor market where locals gather to talk and buy the produce each morning. Included in the $2,978 pp dbl price are accommodations at the deluxe Art Hotel in the Recoleta district in Buenos Aires and airport transfers. Edible Destinations also offers a 7-night Mendoza: An Andes Adventure in Food and Wine vacation based at the Verde Oliva, a deluxe boutique hotel situated in Maipu that occupies a beautifully restored 19th century house. On this tour, clients will enjoy a chef's tasting dinner with wine pairings, featuring the best of wine country cuisine; touring and tasting at the Benegas Winery; barbecue cooking in an Andean estancia, along with horseback riding and mountain trekking; winery tour and chef-led 6/25/14 1:15 PM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recommend July 2014

Editor’s Notes
Hotel Desk: EVEN Hotels
Tour Talk: Back-Roads Touring
Pick a Theme...Any Theme on the High Seas
Jamaica & the USVI: Not the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Guadeloupe: Culture, Rum, the Sea, & That Volcano
5 Active Trips in the States
Ski Adventures Across North America
Argentina & Uruguay: A Traditional Feast
Alma del Pacifico, Costa Rica
Rwanda & Uganda: In the Footsteps of Gorillas
Dreamy Puerto Vallarta
Borneo, the Bountiful

Recommend July 2014