Patagonia Road Trip

(The Essentialist) Longing to roam free? Chase the scent of adventure beginning in the world’s most southern city, hugging the Andes and navigating north through Patagonia before heading east to the Atlantic. A road trip traversing such vast and striking landscapes makes for the perfect slow-travel voyage, to be filed under ‘epic’. For the rest […]

Big interviews/global: Sofía Pescarmona CEO, Bodega Lagarde, Mendoza

(Monocle) Achieving sustainable business practices results in a virtuous circle that benefits the production process, employees, communities nearby and the planet. Sofía Pescarmona is a third-generation co-owner of Argentina’s Bodega Lagarde, founded in the country’s most famous wine province, Mendoza, in 1897. She runs the winery with her sister Lucila (pictured, on left, with Sofía), […]

How a Humble Steakhouse Became the Best Restaurant in Latin America

(Fine Dining Lovers) It was a precocious 20-year-old Pablo Rivero who threw the few savings he had, along with backing from his grandmother and father, into a humble parrilla (steakhouse) that opened in a sketchy Buenos Aires ‘hood shortly before Argentina’s most devastating economic crisis unleashed its turmoil in 2001.  Today, Parrilla Don Julio tops the bucket list of almost every […]

Así nos ven: la mirada de cinco extranjeros (que viven en el país) sobre el comportamiento de los argentinos durante la pandemia de Coronavirus

(Maleva) ¿Cómo sociedad, cómo nos estamos comportando los argentinos frente al Coronavirus? ¿Las medidas – de los distintos gobiernos – son apropiadas? ¿Qué características tenemos estos «bichos sociables» que somos en cuarentena? Nada más revelador (y por qué no, objetivo) que la mirada de afuera. Por eso en MALEVA consultamos a cinco extranjeros – todos destacados en lo suyo – […]