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Destination: Latin America

Our list of articles tagged with "Latin America."

April 22, 2021

Experience Clase Azul Tequila in Mexico

Clase Azul is a luxury tequila brand. We love their one-of-a-kind handmade tequila decanters. Artisans of Leisure works closely with Clase Azul to create insider experiences for our travelers in Mexico.

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June 21, 2020

Meals We’re Dreaming of Around the World

One of the things we love about traveling is the food! Here are some of the meals and culinary treats that Artisans of Leisure travel experts are dreaming about for when we’re able to travel again.

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November 6, 2019

Private Coffee Tours in Colombia

Artisans of Leisure arranges private tours of Colombia’s Coffee Triangle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of spectacular scenery, award-winning coffee plantations and colorful mountain towns.

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June 23, 2016

New Culture, Art & Food Tours of Mexico

We’re excited to announce a new series of luxury Mexico tours that are ideal for food and culture lovers, families, honeymooners and individual travelers. Our new Mexico tours include exclusive experiences such as: • In-depth art and architecture touring in Mexico City • A private tasting tour in Mexico City • Street food tour in Puebla • Chocolate tasting in Oaxaca • Visiting […]

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December 8, 2015

A Memorable Meal at Cetli in Tulum, Mexico

On a recent trip to Tulum on the Yucatan Peninsula’s Riviera Maya, we enjoyed a fabulous meal at Cetli, a casual yet refined restaurant. The bread service, which began the meal, included a nut-and-seed bread, a cheese-filled empanada and a bean-and-cheese-topped torta. Requeson (a ricotta-like cheese), queso fresco in beet sauce, a mild green salsa, […]

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November 6, 2015

Exclusive New Culinary Tours

Artisans of Leisure has been on the cutting edge of culinary travel for over a decade. Staffed by a group of in-house foodies, food writers, cooks and culinary travel experts, we continue to expand our culinary tours around the world. With an international network of culinary experts, acclaimed chefs, food historians and writers, Artisans of […]

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January 7, 2015

Private Tour of Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls & Buenos Aires

Our new Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls & Buenos Aires tour is the perfect option for a first visit to South America. This popular tour features the incomparable beauty of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the urban sophistication of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the breathtaking natural drama of Iguazu Falls, which sits along the border of […]

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November 11, 2014

Just Back: Insider Oaxaca

Artisans of Leisure travel specialist Stephanie Dosch just returned from Oaxaca, Mexico, one of our favorite destinations to experience traditional Mexican culture, history, food and crafts. Here are some of the reasons we love it: Markets Oaxaca is known for its markets, and the sprawling Central de Abastos is considered one of the best in […]

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April 2, 2014

Top 10: Favorite Breakfasts around the World

We always enjoy experiencing how different cultures approach the most important meal of the day. Here are a few of our favorites: 1.) Breakfast at a cave hotel in Cappadocia, Turkey We love sitting on the hotel terrace and taking in views of the fantastical rock formations of this beautiful region while eating a classic […]

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February 13, 2014

Must Try: Private Yoga Lessons When Traveling

If you love yoga, or if you have always wanted to try yoga, consider incorporating it into a private tour. Artisans of Leisure can arrange expert-led private yoga sessions in many of our destinations, including a sunrise session among ancient ruins in India, one-on-one lessons at spa retreats in the Himalayas, a beach side yoga […]

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September 24, 2013

Thanksgiving Abroad: Unique Trips Families Will Love

The Thanksgiving holiday is an ideal time for a quick overseas getaway with family or friends. It’s also a great way to celebrate the tradition in a creative way. Artisans of Leisure’s private, customized Thanksgiving tours combine in-depth cultural touring with the best of the season, such as fall foliage, special cultural performances and holiday […]

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June 6, 2012

Traveling vegan, kosher, gluten-free or with food allergies

Many people with restricted diets or food allergies worry about finding appropriate meals when traveling overseas. Several of our in-house travel experts have food restrictions, so we understand firsthand the challenges. We also know how to overcome them. Artisans of Leisure regularly works with travelers who have food restrictions, including vegetarian, vegan, kosher, gluten-free and […]

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May 15, 2012

An Interview with One of Our Birding and Travel Experts

Artisans of Leisure travel specialist, Stephanie Dosch, tells us how she has been lucky to be able to combine her twin passions–birding and travel–since she was a child. Q: When and how did you become interested in birding? A: My mom has been birding forever, and she would take me along with her when I […]

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April 13, 2012

Inspiration for Amazing Family Trips

Your son likes castles, your daughter likes shopping, your husband likes history, and you like art–how can you make sure that family vacations please everyone? Artisans of Leisure specializes in one-of-a-kind, private, customized family tours that feature a world of engaging experiences sure to satisfy families of all sizes, ages and interests. Here are a […]

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September 28, 2011

One of our favorite restaurants: El Cardenal in Mexico City

Mexico City is a great food destination, and eating well is a highlight of our private Mexico City tours. Sidewalk stalls and markets beckon with tasty snacks, and high-end restaurants offer dishes that blend traditional and modern Mexican flavors. One of our favorite restaurants for a memorable meal in Mexico City is El Cardenal, which […]

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March 3, 2010

Luis Barragan: Modern architecture in Mexico City

Luis Barragan (1902-1988) is considered one of the greatest architects of the 20th century, and his buildings in Mexico City are a must-see for aficionados of art, architecture and design. Born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, Barragan studied engineering in his youth, but soon gravitated toward architecture. While traveling in Europe, he was inspired by […]

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August 12, 2009

An interview with one of our culinary travel experts

Artisans of Leisure is well known for our private culinary tours in destinations around the world. We hope you enjoy this interview with one of our culinary travel experts. Q: How does food influence how you travel? A: Basically, I travel to eat. Quite often I plan my touring around a certain restaurant I want […]

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February 20, 2009

Our Top 5 Best Adventure Tours

Many of our travelers like to complement cultural touring with soft adventure activities. The following tours in Asia, South America, the Himalayas, the South Pacific and Africa have just the right balance of soft-adventure and culture—and they all include private touring and the best luxury hotels in the world. 1). Journey Through Morocco A highlight […]

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February 12, 2009

An Interview with One of Our Honeymoon Specialists

Artisans of Leisure has developed a real following with honeymooners who want our expertise when planning their unique, totally customized, once-in-a-lifetime honeymoons. We asked our travel specialists for their tips: Q: What advice do you give honeymooners? A: Don’t try to do too much (or too little)! We find the best honeymoons have a perfect balance of […]

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