Mezcal That’s Not From Oaxaca: Moyolo and Vete al Quiote

We do not cover mezcal on this blog as much as we cover the most popular spirits from Latin America: tequila and rum. I’ll freely admit that this is because of the same reason we don’t cover pisco and cachaça often: they usually don’t taste all that great when you drink them neat. There’s a [&hellip

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Make These Dishes at Home for a Taste of Latin America

Those of us who are used to taking off on a trip lately are feeling a serious case of wanderlust. If you’re in the same boat and are missing travel, we’ve got a few options to bring a taste of Latin America into your kitchen. If you can’t travel to the region right now to [&hellip

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Sampling Rum-like Charanda From Michoacan, Mexico

I have been coming to Mexico for around 16 years and I’ve lived in the country off and on since 2010. The first time I tasted Charanda, however, was in 2020. This despite the fact I live one state north from Michoacan, where this rum-like liquor is made. There are a few spirits from Mexico [&hellip

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Is a Foreign Vacation Home or Retirement Dream House in Your Future?

As I write this, much of the world is sheltering at home. It’s just that for some people, “home” is a house like that one above. Their morning view when they eat breakfast is not a bleak gray with leafless trees, the side of another building, or a view of subdivision houses that all look [&hellip

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Two Dreamy Hotels in Patagonia for Future Travels

Since we’re all in dreaming mode right now instead of booking mode, why not dream of places far, far away? This month we’ve posted reviews of two new Argentina luxury hotels in Patagonia: Los Cauquenes Resort way down at the bottom in Ushuaia and Correntoso Lake & River Hotel south of Bariloche . They are [&hellip

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The 27 Best Tequila Brands That You Have Probably Never Heard About

If you wanted to go search online to find the best tequila brands, it should be an easy job, right? See which ones get picked the most and then you’ll be set. Unfortunately, as I’ve learned after researching this subject for years, there’s almost no agreement from article to article, from competition to competition. In [&hellip

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