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BRAZILIAN VISA WAIVER for USA, Australian, Canadian and Japanese citizens starting June 17th-2019

BRAZILIAN VISA WAIVER for USA, Australian, Canadian and Japanese citizens starting June 17th-2019

We are SO excited to share with our travelers that Brazilian government has decided to waive the visa requirement for USA, Canadian, Australians and Japanese citizens effective June 17th 2019. This will allow you to travel with a regular passport for up to 90 days within Brazil. So even if you want to just “cross” to Brazil for visiting Iguazu falls when traveling in Argentina or for a full trip to Brazil you will not only save some money but also…

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Unique New Year in Lopez Mountain hut-Bariloche -Lake district-Argentina! FELIZ 2019 from Eureka Travel!

Unique New Year in Lopez Mountain hut-Bariloche -Lake district-Argentina! FELIZ 2019 from Eureka Travel!

After a couple of very cold, windy, rainy days in Patagonia, we could finally enjoy the sun on January 1st, 2019. Instead of staying at home eating all day long, we prepared our small backpacks, our poles, sunscreen etc, and we took the road to Circuito Chico. On Arroyo López, starts the path (sendero?) to Refugio Cerro López, one of the first huts bilt on this area, now a full day hike, but years ago, it was very common to…

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Gran AVENTURA! Big Adventure- IGUAZU FALLS -ARGENTINE SIDE

Gran AVENTURA! Big Adventure- IGUAZU FALLS -ARGENTINE SIDE

When traveling to Iguazu falls a lot of our clients ask about taking or not the optional BIG ADVENTURE or GRAN AVENTURA BOAT. Our recommendation is almost always YES TAKE IT and you wont regret it! but we would like also to share a little bit about what to expect so you can choose knowing a little bit more about it. So here you have a full description and some photos from when we took it. GRAN AVENTURA-BIG ADVENTURE -Optional…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wow… It is this time of the year again, Thanksgiving, family, friends,cheering, being thankful… This year at Eureka Travel we are very thankful of being able to celebrate 10 years in business, with ups and downs we keep moving and improving to be able to offer the best experience in South America for our clients. Our work is a challenge sometimes, when solving problems for clients, and it is very rewarding on other moments when travelers come back happy and…

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Father’s day gift? why not a trip?

Father’s day gift? why not a trip?

Since Father’s Day is approaching in majority of countries around the world ( 3rd Sunday of June) I started to think about it and my personal family celebrations. So, why not plan a small trip, a day excursion, a breakfast together, a dream trip for hiking in Patagonia or a camping trip around your area?  I personally think that spending time with him would be a much better experience than just a gift. The reason why I am suggesting this is…

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April 22nd-Earth DAY

April 22nd-Earth DAY

Earth day has been a great movement for a long time and it has been growing every year. We, at EUREKA TRAVEL believe that if everybody does its part, we can have a much better planet. We are glad to offer a variety of ECO hotels, Rainforest Allianz recognized properties & Estancias just to name a few options, but there is much more to do…Not just today, Earth day but any day, anywhere, in any TRIP in ANY PLACE. In the…

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Darek and Ana – Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

Darek and Ana – Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

*This post was written by Ana’s husband Darek, who has been known to say, “I am married to South America.” Though born in Poland, he shares his wife’s passion for the people and the land, as you will see. Hola! Let me catch up on our past few days of travel. We visited Sacred Valley of the Incas, which is located north of Cuzco, Peru, about 1 hour ride by bus. It is a beautiful place, a very fertile, deep…

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Christmas in summertime, childhood memories from Haedo.

Christmas in summertime, childhood memories from Haedo.

As we fast approach Christmas and New Year’s Eve I wanted to find out and write about the Holidays from the perspective of the Southern Hemisphere.  So I recently asked Ana about her memories of Christmas in Argentina. She remembers that on Christmas Eve was the only time during the year her Mom would make all the girls take a nap so that they would have some energy for a long day and festivities going on well past midnight. We also…

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Bariloche – a family visit and a workation. (vacation + work)

Bariloche – a family visit and a workation. (vacation + work)

The week we spent in Bariloche was a whirlwind of visiting with the family and friend, work for Ana and Cecile who visited local hotels and talked with suppliers, but also fun in the snow and tennis court. There was no shortage of great food and wine beginning with a grand asado prepared by Ernesto the day after we arrived. The highlight of the culinary and family gathering experience was a private dinner in a very intimate setting we had…

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Carnival fun in Rio, animated style.

Carnival fun in Rio, animated style.

After visiting Brazil and Rio de Janeiro last August we were looking forward to seeing this animated feature. Curious to see how close the movie would portray this fantastic city and its vibe and culture. So on a Saturday afternoon we met with our friends who have two boys and we went to the local theater. It was a very colorful and fun hour and a half of bird action with aerial views of the Rio de Janeiro, favelas, the…

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