Mar del Plata - Beach Tourism in Argentina
The seaside community of Mar del Plata offers 30 miles of coastline set-up and ready for the millions of tourists that visit each year. Find out where to stay, when to go, what to eat, and, if lazing on the beaches and soaking in the sun isn't enough, what to do.
The Beauty of Northern Argentina
The North Andean region of Argentina has a unique geography and beautiful landscape. The provinces of Jujuy, Salta, Tucuman offer views of a more traditional way of life, insight into the country's history, tours through interesting ruins, and a delicious selection of local foods.
Tucuman - Gate to Northern Argentina
Tucuman is the birthplace of Argentina - with a rich and significant history, beautiful natural setting, and tourism industry that has boomed in recent years. This province, and its largest city, has drawn adventurous backpackers, wine lovers, and history buffs from all over the world.
Bariloche is a favorite destination for vacationers. Officially named San Carlos de Bariloche, the all-season destination offers summer sailing on Lake Nahuel Huapi and a certain European ski chalet vibe which draws skiiers in the winter.
Mendoza travel and tourism is booming. The source of 70% of Argentina wines, Mendoza offers excellent wine tourism. However, there's more to this region that just vino. Culture, adventure, nature, sports, spas and more draw thousands of visitors every year. Find out the when, where, and what of Mendoza in this article.
Córdoba, is called the Heartland of Argentina given its location in the geographical center of the country and a strong colonial history blended with modern economic growth.
Cepas Touristic Serives
Cepas Tourist Services offers a variety of tours from trekking and hiking to spa days and mountain views. As it is located in the heart of the land of Malbec, of course it also offers tours of Mendoza's vineyards. We took Cepas's half-day "Wineries and Vineyards" tour and review it here.
Sightseeing in Argentine Patagonia
The Patagonia region stretches from the Andes to the Atlantic. This long section of land affords beautiful vistas from the Andes mountains, to vast flat plains, to the coastal cliffs along the Atlantic.
Mendoza`s Municipal Aquarium
Mendoza's Municipal Aquarium (El Acuario de Mendoza) is a terrific kid-friendly activity in a city where wine and dance are the norm. The facilities were recently renovated, with a park, playground, new interiors, and extensive renovations to accommodate the disabled. Since this upgrade, the park has enjoyed a quadrupling of its visitors. Find...
A Visit to Ushuaia - "The End of the World"
The quaint town of Ushuaia calls itself the End of the World. It is the closest city to Antarctica, and a center for Antarctic touring. Cruise ships often dock on Beagle Channel, surrounded by water, sky and mountains, for a quick onshore visit where travelers can enjoy unique history and arts of the area.
Abasto Neighborhood Profile
The section called Abasto is outshining, Balvanera, the neighborhood it's situated in. Claiming fame as the home to Carlos Gardel, Argentina's famous tango singer, a super-sized shopping mall, and streets lined with the swirly and bright style of fileteado painting and other attractions this little part of Buenos Aires is making a name for itself.
Buenos Aires - Exciting South American City and Port of Call
Buenos Aires and Argentina are often ports of call for cruise ships. Travelers will take a day or two to enjoy the city before heading out to Rio de Janiero around Cape Horn to Valparaiso, Chile, or southward to the Antarctic.
5 Cabins in El Chalten, Patagonia
El Chalten, Patagonia draws thousands of visitors a year looking for hiking, trekking, and camping adventures. Here are three companies that tell you about all they have to offer in this beautiful mountainous region of Argentina.
5 Reasons to Visit Tucuman
The government of Tucumàn has rolled out a massive advertising campaign for its growing tourism industry. Hailed as the ‘gate to Northern Argentina and Inca Land’ Tucumàn is situated south of places like Salta and Jujuy, and is well worth a stop for one, two, or several days.
Walk Patagonia - Trekking Service Provider in Glaciar National Park, Patagonia
We reached out to trekking and expedition companies in El Chalten, Patagonia to find out what makes them unique and what services they offer.
Neighborhood Profle: San Telmo, Buenos Aires
San Telmo, Buenos Aires is growing in popularity among students, backpackers, gay travelers, artists, bohemians, tango dancers, bohemians and antique lovers. Funky boutique hotels and hostels have popped up to accommodate these new found lovers of the oldest barrio in Buenos Aires. Find out a little history about San Telmo and some of the...
Mountaineering Patagonia - Trekking & Expedition Company El Chalten, Patagonia
We reached out to trekking and expedition companies in El Chalten, Patagonia to find out what makes them unique and what services they offer. Mountaineering Patagonia was one of the first companies to respond. Find out about all of the wonderful adventures they have in store for adventure seeking visitors in Argentina.
10 Top Spots to Ski in Argentina
While things heat up in the Northern Hemisphere, snow starts to fall all over the Argentina coast. With school's out for summer break, it's a perfect time to hit the slopes. Ski resorts are ready for those seeking winter-time fun - whether expert slopers or bunny-hill beginners. Here are some of the hot spots for cold sports in Argentina.
Puerto Madero Neighborhood Profile
Puerto Madero has benefited from massive in-flows of private investment to build up this once dilapidated wharf. Now, Puerto Madero offers a beautiful stretch of cobble-stone walkway alongside newly sprung office buildings, ritzy restaurants, cafes, and yachts bobbing along the water.
Interview with Katie Metz de Martínez
Seashells and Sunflowers is a blog run by Katie Metz de Martínez, living in the quaint little beach town of Necochea Argentina. While Mar del Plata has sunbathers piled one on top of the other, Nechochea and its neighboring surf spot Quequén offer a sandy space and waves to its visitors.
Palermo Neighborhood Profile
The Palermo neighborhood in Buenos Aires is the largest in the city. So large, various parts have been labeled into names like Palermo Chico and Palermo Viejo, which have subdivisions of their own. Given its size, it is not surprising that it houses many of Buenos Aires' top attractions. Several important museums, such as the Evita Museum, as...
Tigre Amusement Park - Parque de la Costa
Tigre, just a short train ride from Buenos Aires, has its own amusement park. The Parque de la Costa offers all the fun you'd expect from an amusement park including large roller coasters, bumper boats, video games, junk food, and shows. The treasure in Tigre is great for family fun just a hop skip away from BA.
Popular Neighborhoods In Buenos Aires
Every barrio in Buenos Aires has its own personality and unique aspects that make it special. Some offer a local and unpretentious porteno charm while others are shined up and presented as a best food forward to tourists ready to explore. These barrios: Puerto Madero, Recoleta, Palermo, San Telmo, Centro, Monserrat, and La Boca are the latter.
4 Tigre Museums
Tigre in the Paraná River Delta of Argentina has a rich history. It is home to museums that give insight into the areas founders, trade route importance, as well as modern art and the culture of mate.