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Unique Vik Retreats

July 20, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Art and architecture focused, guest centric and a true labor of love for Alex and Carrie Vik, the four unique VIK Retreat properties, including Uruguay’s Estancia VIK, Playa VIK and Bahia VIK, and Chile’s wine-focused Vina VIK, exemplify the very best of what immersive travel experiences can offer. Whether your journey takes you to Uruguay’s [...]

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Best Brazil Beachfront Resorts

March 9, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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As Brazil relaxes its Visa requirement around the upcoming 2016 Rio Games, there’s never been a better time for U.S. and Canadian citizens to visit the world’s fifth largest country, occupying nearly half the South American continent. Whether you’re planning to attend the Games or simply want to avail yourself of the newly expedited entry [...]

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Awasi at the End of the World

December 3, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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There is, perhaps, no better place in the world for the true nomads amongst us to experience such a diverse range of landscapes, habitats and ecosystems as in the Republic of Chile. A long narrow country (the longest north-south in the world, in fact), poised along much of the western coastline of South America, Chile [...]

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Vik Retreats take South America

November 5, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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What do you get when you land a billionaire jet-setting business whiz with an affinity for art at some of South America’s most awe-inspiring locales? If that whiz is the somewhat reclusive Alex Vik, a man Forbes has called “the most interesting man in the world,” you get an exclusive handful of critically-acclaimed retreats and [...]

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Our Top 10 Favorite Amazon Lodges

October 8, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Mystical, unique and larger than life, there are few places in the world as captivating as the Amazon. Covering more than 2 million square miles in South America and spanning nine countries, the Amazon tropical rainforest is the largest and most biodiverse of its kind in the world. In fact, it’s estimated that at least [...]

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Brazil’s Top 5 Boutique Hotels

June 3, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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It wasn’t that long ago the World Cup swept through the world’s 5th largest country by population. Tourism in Brazil, the country that makes up 47 percent of the South American continent, already had been growing for some time due to its amazing beaches (including the best beach in the world, according to TripAdvisor),  high [...]

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LOI SUITES – An affordable new boutique hotel in Iguazu Falls.

August 17, 2011 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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We recently had a presentation at the Loi Suites in Puerto Iguazu and we were very impressed with the hotel. A very charming property in the Iryapu jungle, surrounded by vegetation and wildlife, it is located only 15 minutes from the Argentine waterfalls and 20 minutes from the IGU airport. We definitely think this would [...]

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Cavas Wine Lodge offers honeymoon bungalows on a wine vineyard!

August 5, 2011 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Cavas is a heavenly boutique hotel with top notch cuisine and a fantastic spa, in the heart of Mendoza wine country! This new Mendoza jewel is perfect for honeymooners and couples seeking something different. Cavas offers luxury and chic without being remotely pretentious. The charming setting among the vines and against a backdrop of the [...]

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Pampas me in Luxury… Estancia El Rocio!

August 1, 2011 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
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Patrice Graviere’s long romance with Argentina goes back to when he was two years old, only a young child arriving in Buenos Aires from his native France. This romance has continued to this very day. During most of his childhood he watched Argentina’s top polo players like Dorignac, Alberdi, Harriot and Heguy at the Tortugas [...]

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