round image on layout top

Tag "Foodie tours"

divider image

Unique Vik Retreats

July 20, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
Vik-Retreats-Polo-Vacation

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 [...]

read more


Food & Wine in Bolivia

July 13, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
Campos-de-Solana-Wine

Bolivia is one of the least visited countries in South America, and it’s not necessarily built for tourism outside of the major cities. Transportation can be spotty with uninformed taxi drivers and crowded busses. Prices often seem arbitrary if inexpensive, and it’s likely vendors won’t want to break the large bills you get at airport [...]

read more


Chile Wine Tours Redux

June 15, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
Chile-Wine-Tours-Teaser-Image

We can’t get enough of South American wine. There’s just something about the Latin American grapes that keeps us coming back again and again. Chile, in particular, is renowned for its cool coastal breezes, extended warm summers and moderate rainfall– all of which are pretty ideal for winemaking… and for dream vacations! When we first [...]

read more


Chile Wine Tours

January 12, 2016 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
chile-patagonia

With its moderate rainfall, cool coastal breezes and extended warm summers spanning almost from November through March, it’s easy to see why Chileans have been making wine since the mid-16th century when European settlers first arrived with Spanish grapes in tow. Despite a long history of domestic winemaking, however, it wasn’t until the 19th century [...]

read more


Argentina Wine Tours We Love

October 15, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
Cavas-Wine-Lodge-Cuyo

From arid desserts and cascading waterfalls, to lush forests and even magnificent glaciers, Argentina is a land of picturesque and diverse beauty, abundant natural resources and an ancient and storied culture. It also is home to, perhaps, the richest history of winemaking outside of Europe, primarily in its sweeping plains and wide valleys. All in [...]

read more


VIP’s Favorite Foodie Experiences

July 30, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
Cooking class in Mendoza, Argentina

If you snap pictures to post on Instagram of everything from wood-fired pizza to the perfect roll of sushi at each restaurant you visit or regularly dine at 5 Star eateries, you might be a foodie. If you turn your nose up at chains and seek out only off-the-beaten path restaurants serving up authentic gastronomic [...]

read more


VIP’s Top 10 Favorite Hotels for 2015

July 2, 2015 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
Awasi-Patagonia-1

When we first launched VIP Tour Group 12 years ago, the availability of luxury properties across Latin America was somewhat limited to major tourist destinations and large cities with thriving business communities. Today, as we prepare to launch our new Central America offerings (coming later this summer), the VIP luxury travel segment is booming across [...]

read more


Peru-A Culinary Odyssey

August 10, 2011 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
machu-picchu-peru

It continues in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, which includes Andean food and Peruvian pisco, and then on to Machu Picchu. We cant forget about the special 5 course introduction to Novoandina in Cuzco and last but certainly not least, the trip closes in Lake Titicaca where guests may take a boat excursion to [...]

read more


VIP Peru Trip Report – Lima, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cuzco and Lake Titicaca

August 9, 2011 by Michael Eiseman No Comments divider image
Machu Picchu Tours to Peru

We arrived in Lima early so there was enough time for a cooking class and a visit to the Larco Museum which is a must to learn about Inca and pre Inca art, history and culture, so the rest of the trip makes more sense.

read more




bottom round image

footer blue big nice

footertop right
© 2016 by VIP Journeys / VIP Tour Group - All rights Reserved.