All was back to normal in Brazil and thousands of Argentinian fans left the game in Sao Paulo and arrived in Rio in the early hours of Thursday morning to prepare for the big game on Sunday.
On Friday afternoon I did El Gordo y La Flaca live from Maracana Stadium right after Germany beat France in what turned out to be an uneventful match.
The phrase "adventure travel" has a bit of an image problem. For many, it conjures only images of climbing mountains, diving into underwater caverns, and, well, aching muscles. But when we asked ourselves what kinds of adventures belong on everyone's travel list, we cast a much wider net.
With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.ne...
The U.S. government did not file an amicus brief with the Supreme Court, despite its filing in the appellate case. And -- here is the big mystery -- neither did the IMF, even though it has publicly expressed concerns about the impact of that ruling.
A draw for the USA gets them into the knockout Round of 16. A win gets them the second placed team in Group H, thus probably avoiding dark horses Belgium.
To me, Alex is a Saint. A Churro Saint. She saved me. She single-handedly absolved all the sins of New York City churro makers by creating, in my opinion, the Holy Grail of Churros. Just one bite will transform even the strongest skeptic into a believer.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
On one level the World Cup in Brazil resembles lived religion with fans as ecstatic worshipers at the cathedrals that are the massive soccer stadiums. But on another level, the current games to crown the quadrennial world champion couldn't be more Catholic.
I worked full-time and took out student loans to cover tuition. But even though I borrowed conservatively and only for tuition, I still walked away owing nearly $100,000.
May the best team -- and drink -- win!
I raise my glass to the brave fathers who take on the role of family asador (barbecue master).
In my misery index, I calculate a ranking for all countries where suitable data from the Economist Intelligence Unit exist. A higher score in the misery index means that the country, and its constituents, are more miserable. Indeed, this is a table where you do not want to be first.
We've set up a cheat sheet of deals for South American destinations based on their stateside equivalent.
Bodegas CARO is one of the most fascinating and prestigious projects in Argentina's wine industry: a joint venture between the Catena family from Mend...
Pope Francis is a charismatic. Though I made the case for this in another HuffPost blog almost a year ago, the Argentine pontiff's penchant for Spirit-centered Catholicism has been one of the most underreported aspects of his dynamic papacy.