Destinations

South America

A latino explosion of emotions and eloquence meet her pre-Columbian virtue of living in harmony with nature. The Europeans planted the vines and coffee, but their descendants savor their liberty in full swank.

Buenos Aires: trip-worth expression of Latin America’s street art

Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina is the 'metropolis-meets-affluent-versus-real-life' epitome of untamed politics of the South American continent. Democratic on the surface, but harming its own people through unstable ...

Cartagena de Indias: embark on romance in Latin America

People like to romanticize Cartagena. As the horse coaches leisurely clap through its narrow cobbled streets, and the setting sun caresses the colorful heritage façades with its gentle soft and ...

Mendoza: feed your senses where Andes meet the vines of Argentina

Rocks, dust and a scorching sun are the most likely setting for a cacti show, not for the verdant bushes of vines rolling up from the mountains bottoms towards the ...

Toshiro Konishi: interview with Lima-based master of nikkei cuisine

Toshiro Konishi is a Japanese chef, who is globally recognised for his Japanese-Peruvian fusion cuisine known also as "Nikkei". Still a teenager, he worked at Fumi restaurant in Tokyo together ...

Satyricon: legendary seafood restaurant still keeps the tide high in Rio de Janeiro

Satyrs, according to a Greek myth "were represented as goatlike men who drank and danced in the train of Dionysus and chased the nymphs" (source: Collins dictionary). As its name ...

Roberta Sudbrack: from president’s kitchen to a quiet street in Rio

Roberta Sudbrack is one the most established and lauded chefs in Brazil. She authored a number of culinary books, cooked for the former Brazilian head of state, his international guests ...

Maní: the most impressive Brazilian sourced dining in Sao Paulo

Since 2013 Maní was placed between the 50 best restaurants in the world by the Restaurant Magazine. The delicate and light style of Maní's cooking reflects perfectly contemporary Brazil ...

DOM: redefining Brazilian cuisine with the hand of chef Alex Atala

The tattooed young chef Alex Atala is a former punk and DJ, but currently also one of the most watched talents in the globe of contemporary gastronomy with his restaurant ...

Brazilian Q chocolate: made by a socially responsible chef from the exotic Bahia cocoa

Samantha Aquim’s Q chocolate was inspired by her visit to a Brazilian cocoa plantation. As a graduate of École Lenôtre in Paris, she established herself primarily as a chef in ...
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