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Tag: South America

Destinations / Latin America
Aug 9, 2019

High-Altitude Beauty in Cafayate

From the lush foothills of the Andes Mountains to the cacti-dotted deserts in the south and the vineyards along La Ruta del Vino, Salta Province in northwest Argentina is, in one word, beautiful. In fact, capital city Salta’s nickname, Salta la Linda, means “Salta the Beautiful,” a label some locals in Cafayate apply to their own town.

Interior Upgrades Begin Rolling Out Across United Fleet

United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.

Listicles
Jul 31, 2019

Three Reasons to Visit Northwestern Argentina

Although remote, northern Argentina boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in South America. Fly into Salta, and spend a day or two admiring its colonial architecture and visiting its outstanding museums. Then, venture beyond to discover two more of the region’s wonders.

Travel Tips
Apr 21, 2019

Handicrafts to Look for in South America

One highlight of any trip to South America is all the amazing local shops, handicrafts and authentic pieces you can take away as a memento from the trip. Not only is the shopping aspect a fun family activity on your next trip, and you get away with some great gifts, but the entire experience is a fun memory to have with the kids. The extra special attention you pay to the tradition and craftsmanship behind a simple piece we may take for granted at home is all the more special on a family trip.

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Age Specific / Kids
Apr 20, 2019

Food To Get the Kids to Try in Argentina

One thing about a new destination you may have to adjust to while traveling with kids is the local cuisine. While some families revel in the opportunity to fly to exotic destinations and taste their way through the country, others have some choosey eaters on their hands. A compromise for families on both sides of the coin? Authentic South American cuisine. For foodies, there’s nothing better; for skeptics, the popular American-ized versions back at home can help even some of the more challenging dishes may seem approachable.