From the gintonic to sargadoa, the Thirsty Explorer discovers why the Basque have their own word for love when referring to food and drink.
Around dusk on my last day in Chiloé, an archipelago just off the coast of southern Chile, I finally made it to the farthest point on the island of Lemuy, winding around sheep farms on tidy dirt roads to a little town called Detif, home of one of Chiloé’s traditional wooden churches, which are recognized as a World Heritage site by Unesco.
With a motto like “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas”, it is no surprise that Sin City has it fair share of secrets, especially when it comes to winning on the casino floor.
The journey that birds, turtles, and whales make between August and October through the coastline of the Choco's department was joined this year by three journalists from Canada, United States, and United Kingdom, who lived the most magical experience in their long careers thus far.
From urban Old San Juan to the beaches of Isla Verde, past the cities of Bayamón and Ponce, through lush rainforest and striking coastlines, mofongo proudly stands as Puerto Rico’s unofficial national dish.