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Argentina Travel: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
The Top 10 Reasons to Visit Argentina
The country attracts thousands of visitors every year. Here are ten reasons you should be one of them, including food and wine, shopping, and festivals.
Argentina Travel: Score Tickets to a Boca...
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The Top 10 Things to Do While Visiting Buenos...
The capital city of Argentina, Buenos Aires, has so many things to offer it may be hard to decide where to begin. Here are the top ten things you should plan on doing while in this dynamic city.
Have an Awesome Weekend in Buenos Aires with...
If you only have one weekend in Buenos Aires, this is a terrific itinerary to hit up the best Buenos Aires museums, attractions, and tours.
Leather Shopping in Buenos Aires
Shopping, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Leather, Wallets, Purses, handbags, boots
Why You Should Visit the Buenos Aires Official...
A great resource for travelers, Buenos Aires’ website highlights the South American city’s events, festivals, landmarks, and tourist sites.
Gualeguaychu: Argentina’s National...
Gualeguaychu is home to Argentina's National Carnival, a six week extravaganza of feathers, sequins and tanned, dancing bodies, only a few hours away from Buenos Aires.
Monday to Thursday in Buenos Aires
There are many things to do during the week in Buenos Aires. This sample weekday itinerary for Buenos Aires is just one take on the many different ways you can explore the sites and activities of Buenos Aires. These daily activities were put together with efficiency in mind, so you can spend your time enjoying rather than traveling to and fro across the city. Enjoy!
Francis Mallmann - Argentina's Firey Chef
Francis Mallmann is one of the most famous chefs in South America. After years of serving French haute cuisine to wealthy Argentines, Mallmann was drawn back to his Patagonian roots - where fire and ash are preferred over polished steel and propane. Find out more about Mallmann's techniques, books, and restaurants.
The 10 Best Places 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.
Music Festivals in Argentina
Whether it's jazz, folk, dance, rock, or classical - there is a music festival in Argentina to suit your tastes. Check out these yearly music festivals held in Argentina.
Fernet
Many young men in Argentina consider Fernet and Coke the national drink. This bitter, Italian produced, liquor is mixed with coke and enjoyed over ice. The liquor has an interesting story and history in Argentina.
10 Things Beer Lovers Can Do in Argentina
Festivals, drinking groups, microbreweries, and other beer related activities will keep the beer lover very busy when visiting Argentina. Find out about groups like Hash House Harriers, festivals celebrating brew such as Oktoberfest near Cordoba, and the old fashioned Pub Crawl in Buenos Aires.
7 Great Hostels in San Telmo, Buenos Aires
A description of 7 great hostels of the many that have been popping up in San Telmo. This oldest barrio in Buenos Aires has a lot to offer visitors including tango shows, parillas, clubs, parties, and its famous San Telmo Fair on Sunday afternoons. Backpackers and budget travelers have many options when looking for hostels in San Telmo.
Concert Venues in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is one of the top stops for bands touring in South America. The city has many terrific concert halls to accommodate the wide range of musicians, local and international, of every kind of music imaginable. Find out which venue is which, where they are located, and what bands have played there in the past.
Interactive Public Transporation Map of Buenos...
Save Money - Take the Bus! Taxi fares increased significantly in 2011 and may continue to do so in the
Karaoke Bars in Buenos Aires
Looking to sing your heart out at a karaoke club in buenos aires? Karaoke clubs are called canto clubs in Argentina. There are only a few, and mostly open on the weekends. However, if you want to get your fill of karaoke singing in Buenos Aires, here are a few spots.
Teatro Colón - Buenos Aires Opera House
The Teatro Colón is a historical monument of Argentina. Find out more about the theater’s shows, ticket prices, tours, and contact information.
What Weather Can You Expect in Argentina in July?
July is one of the coldest months in the Southern Hemisphere. Here is an overview of popular destinations in Argentina listed from warmest to coldest.
Hostels in Recoleta
There are many fancy hotels located in upscale Recoleta. However, if you are a budget traveler or backpacker, there are some hostels in Recoleta that you can choose from as well. Here is a listing of the few hostels in Recoleta.
Travel to El Chaltén, Patagonia
El Chaltén , Patagonia draws many visitors to its towering mountains, camping spots, cabins , and small
Men’s Clothing Stores in Buenos...
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Alfajores
Alfajores are ever present in Argentina. The sweet cookie sandwiches come in many varieties wrapped and in the candy section of convenience stores, just baked and displayed in pastry shop windows, or on menus in cafes.
Tigre Amusement Park - Parque de la Costa
Parque de la Costa is great for those family vacationers looking for something kids can enjoy close to the often adult-oriented city of Buenos Aires.
Fantastic Wine Tours in Mendoza
The embarrassment of riches that is Mendoza’s wine country offers winery tours by bike, bus, car, or hired driver. You can mix in some olive oil tasting, asado (barbeque), chocolate, fishing, and adventure along the way. Here are just a few of the noted wine tours in a region that supplies nearly two-thirds of Argentina’s wine.
Nature & Adventure Tour Operators in Mendoza
Situated beneath the great point of Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas, between two rivers used to irrigate a great valley of land, Mendoza is flush with vineyards and adventure. Hikers, bikers, trekkers, and horse riders are drawn to this section of Argentina for the natural beauty and adventure, while many are charmed by its wines. These tour operators offer anything and everything a visitor to Mendoza would be searching for.
Buenos Aires Food Tour
BA Food Tours offer visitors a chance to explore two of Buenos Aires' well known barrios, San Telmo and La Boca, all while tasting traditional and delicious cuisine. The amiable culinary tour guide offers an inside look into some of the less touristy stops and provides history and context for each meal.
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.
7 Great Hostels in Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Iguazu Falls, on the border of Argentina and Brazil, is a finalist in the competition to name the New 7 Natural Wonders of the World and for very good reason. There are many four and five star hotels ready to welcome guests from all over the world. These can be found in this article: Top 8 Places to Stay at Iguazu Falls. For those looking for less fancy accommodations, there are several hostels located on the Argentina side of Iguazu Falls. Here are seven of them:
5 Excellent Jazz Clubs in Buenos Aires
Jazz is growing in popularity every year in Argentina. Here are a few distinguished jazz clubs in Buenos Aires, including Notorious, Boris, and Thelonius.
Football De Tours - Soccer Tours in Buenos Aires
Football Tours: Many travelers coming to Buenos Aires want to experience the very Argentine tradition
Famed Argentine Children’s Book...
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Buenos Aires Hotels
Stylish Romance in the Most Popular Tourist Neighborhoods
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 well as green spaces, like the Japanese and Botanical gardens, are just a few.
Asado
Argentina is the largest consumer of beef per capital than any other country in the world. The asado, a traditional event of cooking meat, is a mainstay of the Argentine culture.
Eco-Yoga Park
Eco-Yoga Park just outside of Buenos Aires offers day or weekend trips and volunteering programs for travelers looking to practice yoga and meditation, learn and work on an organic farm and help extend their travel budget. The park offers delicious vegetarian food at its restaurant and a gaggle of like minded travelers. It's a great retreat for the mind, body, and spirit.
Spanish Schools in Buenos Aires
There are many Spanish schools in Buenos Aires, each a little different. This article gives insight into the per hour cost, special activities, class sizes, and vibe of schools in their own words. Find out which Spanish language school is right for you.
Catedral Metropolitana
With the new Pope Francis I in Rome coming from Buenos Aires, Catedral Metropolitana is the perfect place to start to see how the city influenced his religious journey to the head of the Catholic Church.
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.
Buenos Aires for Children
Buenos Aires is a great city for kids from fun science museums to amusement parks, including one built by Evita Peron.
Geography, Nature, Alternative Histories of...
A new museum has opened in Buenos Aires dedicated to the Islas Malvinas, what English speakers call the Falkland Islands. The museum takes a look beyond just the war with historical notes, geography and a way to understand the Argentine view when it comes to these Islands, where nearly 1,000 people died in 1982.
Best Buenos Aires Events Websites
There's a lot buzzing in Buenos Aires and it can be quite the task to keep up with all of it. Some websites are devoted to the club scene while others are up to date on cultural events around the city. This list of events websites gives you all the spots to find out the latest on all the different Buenos Aires scenes.
5 Things to do in Tigre
Tigre is just an hour's train ride outside of Buenos Aires.
Argentina Cooking Classes
Guest Author - the Travel Chica - Stephanie, gives an over view of a class at Argentina Cooking Classes, a hands on cooking class where students get to make locro, empanadas, and alfajores.
Lunfardo
Lunfardo is the term given to slang in Buenos Aires. Find out exactly what those taxi drivers are calling each other.
Delta Unplugged ~ A Perfect Day Trip Exploring...
Delta Unplugged offers a terrific day of exploration along the Tigre Delta, just a short train ride from Buenos Aires. Hosts Ralf and Ana offer interesting history, delicious home baked breads, a gourmet picnic on the boat, and relaxing time moving along languid water and enjoying nature.
Buenos Aires Delivery
Filed under: makes life easier, Buenos Aires Delivery is a bilingual website that makes ordering food for delivery super easy.
Mountaineering Patagonia - Trekking &...
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 nature and thrill seeking visitors in Argentina.
5 Cabins in El Chalten, Patagonia
El Chalten, Patagonia draws thousands of visitors a year looking for hiking, trekking, and camping adventures. However, after all of that activity, you've got to sleep sometime. Here is a list of 5 terrific cabins in El Chalten, Patagonia, Argentina
Aerolineas Argentinas Restores New York Buenos...
Buenos Aires, Argentina, JFK, New York, Aerolineas Argentinas
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.
Argentina Sweeps the Conde Nast Traveler 2013...
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Argentina Independent - Current Events &...
The Argentina Independent is an online newspaper based in Buenos Aires. It offers hard hitting journalism on political, social, environmental, and urban issues alongside up-to-date art, film, music, and other events lists and guides for tourists, students, and expats.
5 Great Step-by-Step Guides for using the Guia T
There was much debate as to whether I should create another step-by-step guide to figuring out the Guia
Boutique Hotels in Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina draws many people with promise of rich wines, high mountains, and a thriving city. You'll need a place to lay your head after all of that activity. This list encompasses all of the smaller, boutique hotels that will make your stay memorable.
Mendoza, Argentina
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.
Iconic Rolling Stones Photo Exhibit in Buenos...
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Michael Cooper, Adam Cooper, Photos, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Great Britain
Wine Republic
Wine Republic is an English language publication about Wine tourism in Mendoza, Argentina. With funky graphics, interesting wine related articles, and insight into the best food, drink, and experience Mendoza has to offer it's a great resource for your visit to Mendoza, Argentina.
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.
Encuentros Abiertos - Festival de la Luz...
The Encuentros Abiertos - Festival de la Luz (Festival of Lights) is part of an international celebration of photography and exchange. From Aleppo to Atlanta, Toronto to Tenerife, Braga to Buenos Aires exhibits, lectures, and workshops are being held to behold talented photographers new and established. Almost all of Argentina's provinces are taking part in this fantastic photographic festival.
Time Out Buenos Aires - Travel Magazine
Time Out Buenos Aires is written by local experts, giving travels the latest information about the best things to do, eat, drink, and see in a city that's always on. It's filled with both serious and cheeky articles, excellent restaurant reviews, clubs, events, and more. Get the scoop on what's inside its covers, its website, and the free iPhone app it offers up to tech-loving travelers.
Sidetrip: Weekend in Montevideo Part 1
Uruguay, Montevideo, Side Trip, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sexy Looks For Tango
tango, clothing, Buenos Aires, Argentina, shopping
Context Travel Begins Educational Tours in...
Context Travel is offering several new walking tours of Buenos Aires, looking at architecture, social history, tango, politics and other exciting topics. We take a look at what they offer and why they wanted to expand into Argentina's vibrant capital.
Sample Buenos Aires by Neighborhood
4 Day Itinerary, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shopping, Vacation Planning
4 Ways to Enjoy Live Music in Argentina
Live music is often easy to find and hard to avoid while you're in Argentina. Whether is is a grand musical event, such as a music festival, or a small time subway serenade you can enjoy live music on your visit to Argentina.
Romantic Buenos Aires Hotel Options Part 2...
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Romantic Hotels, Honeymoons
Teatro Ciego - Blind Theater
Teatro Ciego offers a blind theater experience in a completely darkened room. The show offers a gourmet dinner and wine, eaten in the pitch black, followed by a show of songs and sensory experiences.
Pachamama Resto - Northern Argentina Food
Pachamama Resto is a new restaurant in the chic Palermo area of Buenos Aires that offers traditional northern Argentina food. Find out about the treats offered up at this cozy, traditional spot in the middle of the city.
Beerlingual - bilingual Pub Quiz in Buenos Aires
Beerlingual, started by the folks that brought you Spanglish, is a bilingual pub quiz which offers up fun questions in both Spanish and English, and pits teams against each other in a friendly trivia challenge. Often held in hip bars across the city, Beerlingual proves that you don't just have to have homework to learn a little Spanish. You can have some bar-work, too!
Casa Mun: Asian Closed Door Dining Experience
Casa Mun is an up and coming puerta cerrada (closed door) restaurant in Buenos Aires. Open on Friday and Saturday nights, with limited seating, Chef Mun offers an eclectic mix of dishes inspired by Korean, Chinese, Californian, and Argentine cuisine.
WWOOF Argentina
WWOOF Argentina connects travelers looking for budget accommodations and ways to learn about farming and sustainable living with organic farms looking for laborers to help run their farms. There are many farms across Argentina that house hundreds of volunteers every year.
Argentina Is One of the World's Best Dinosaur...
dinosaur, Argentina, Museum of Palaeontology Egidio Feruglio
Eat and Shop Juan the and Evita Way In Buenos...
Evita, Juan Peron, Shopping, Dining, Buenos Aires, 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.
Aldea Luna
Aldea Luna is a special place. Located in the pristine forests of Jujuy, the nature reserve offers volunteers weeks of sustainable living and work on an organic farm and visitors a chance to relax on a mountain top surrounded by lush vegetation, quirky and fun animals, and an atmosphere of extreme tranquility.
New Book On Argentine Cinema
Argentina, Buenos Aires, film, Ricardo Darin, Maria Luisa Bemberg, Gary Kramer, Beatriz Urraca
Honoring Evita's Memory
July 26, 1952 is the day Evita Peron died and Argentines celebrate the life of this important figure with ceremonies, speeches and marches through the streets of Buenos Aires.
San Telmo Art Walk - Street Art and Graffiti...
The San Telmo Art Walk is a perfect mixture of art, architecture, and history.
Walk Patagonia - Trekking Service Provider in...
We reached out to trekking and expedition companies in El Chalten, Patagonia to find out what makes them unique and what services they offer. Walk Patagonia was one of the first to respond.
Kevin Johansen to play Luna Park in support of...
If any one person represents the strong ties between Argentina and the United States, it’s Kevin Johansen. This singer, songwriter and performer was born in Fairbanks, Alaska in 1964 to an Argentine mother and American father. He sings in both Spanish and in English, reflecting his dual heritage.
Luxury Hotels in Mendoza, Argentina
These four and five star hotels offer an elegant place to rest after enjoying all that Mendoza has to offer. Some are in the center of it all while others are tucked away in pristine spots of country side.
Submarino
Buenos Aires has many different cafes and most offer up Buenos Aires' version of sweet hot chocolate - the submarino.
Shopping Malls in Buenos Aires
Argentina, Buenos Aires, Shopping, Malls, Indoor Shopping, Bargains
Rustic Gaucho Culture with a Luxury Twist
estancia, San Antonio de Areco, Buenos Aires, polo
Cluny
Going strong since its opening in May of 2004, Cluny has become one of the top spots for elegant dinners and relaxed lunching with friends. Foodie and blogger, Vina Rathbone offers up delicious descriptions for this restaurant located in the heart of Buenos Aires' hip barrio, Palermo Soho.
Mapas de Buenos Aires
Mapas de Buenos Aires offer handy guides to gastronomy, interior design, arts & hotels, and clothing and accessories in the Buenos Aires neighborhoods of Palermo, Botanico, and Colegiales. However, you don't have to have a paper copy to get a head start on your trip planning. They have an online version of Mapas de Buenos Aires as well.
Kentucky Pizza – Buenos Aires Pizza Joint
Kentucky Pizza has been serving exceptional pizza in Buenos Aires since 1942 at all times of day and night. Find out about its signature item: the famed fugazzeta.
1884
A review of 1884 Francis Mallmann's Restaurant. The famed Argentine chef has opened a restaurant in the wine region of Mendoza, Argentina that offers up rustic and delicious dishes cooked using fire, cast-iron, and ash. Some say it's the best restaurant in South America. Find out if the hype is worth it in this review of 1884.
Juanele - Great Resource for Buenos Aires Art...
Juanele is an organization in Buenos Aires that promotes, supports, and creates art in Buenos Aires. It's colorfully painted headquarters is home to eclectic events including a closed door restaurant, story telling events, live music, artists-in-residence, and more.
Romantic Travel in Argentina Beyond Buenos...
Mendoza, Argentina, Romantic Hotels, wineries
Hotels in Argentina's Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls is known for its awe inspiring natural beauty, towering cascades, and selection of exotic and endangered species. On a visit you'll spend your days walking, hiking, playing in mist, basking in the sun, and other adventures this World Heritage Site has to offer. Eventually, you'll have to lay your head down somewhere. Here is a list of hotels in Iguazu Falls.
Romantic Hotel Options Beyond Buenos Aires:...
Salta, Iguazu Falls, Argentina, Romantic Hotels, honeymoons
Little Secrets for Planning Your Trip to...
Want to know more about Argentina before planning your trip? Here are plenty of Insider Tips from knowing where to kiss at sunset in Buenos Aires, to the most entertaining place to sit in Salta.
Definition: Boliche
Boliche is an important word to know if you're looking to take advantage of that real late night vibe that flows through Buenos Aires and other cities in Argentina into the small hours of the evening.
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 out what is bringing them in.
Narrative Tango Tours
Narrative Tango Tours. Argentina Travel.
Caring About A Bear in Argentina's Wine Country
polar bears, Argentina, Arturo, Mendoza, Canada, Zoo
Buenos Aires, Argentina is a Top Gay Hotspot in...
A look at some of my favorite gay hotels, restaurants, nightspots and events, with a mention of the G Networks Gay Travel Conference held annually in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Max's Supper Club
Max's Supper Club is a closed door restaurant located in the the Recoleta barrio of Buenos Aires that offers an evening of art, gourmet dining, and conversation. Set inside the graffiti filled walls at the headquarters of Juanele AR, Chef Max Paarlberg has an ever changing menu based off of a theme such as kid's food, science fiction, hands, and colors all inspired by the work of a current artist.
Highlights of the Museo Nacional de Bellas...
Buenos Aires, Art, Impressionism, Museums
Casa Saltshaker - Gourmet Closed Door Restaurant
Casa Saltshaker is the closed door (puerta cerrada) restaurant run by Dan Perlman, the writer behind award winning food website Saltshaker.net. An accomplished chef and sommalier, Perlman offers guests exquisite gourmet meals based off an ever-changing menu. Find out about the chef, space, and menu in this profile of Casa Saltshaker, one of the oldest and best closed door restaurants in Buenos Aires.
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.
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.
Guides to Parillas in Buenos Aires
Parilla, simply, is the word for a steak house. Argentina has the world's second highest consumption rate of beef, at 55 kg a year per capita. Given this taste for carne, it is no surprise that there are many parillas in Buenos Aires and beyond. Use these guides to help you find the best one.
New Book Imagines the Journey of Evita’s...
New Gregory Widen book Blood Makes Noise takes readers on 17 year journey of Evita’s body from Argentina to Europe with a spy working for US Embassy.
August Events in Argentina
August is an exciting month to be in Argentina. Interesting events and festivals are held through out the country including the Tango Festival & Dance World Cup 2011 in Buenos Aires, the Ushuaia A Fuegolento IV Festival International Gastronomico (Food Festival) in Ushuaia, TEDx Cordoba, and more. If you're looking for interesting things to do in August in Argentina, look no further.
Museum Mile - Buenos Aires
This official Buenos Aires tour of museums that can be taken on foot, by bike, or on a tour bus. The Museum Mile (Milla Museos) in Buenos Aires is for all of those who don't feel they've seen a city unless they've seen what's inside its museums.
Fun With Friends in Argentina for a Holiday...
Dia Del Amigo, Friendship Day, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Recoleta Dinner, Museum
Foto Ruta
Foto Ruta is a photography tour company in Buenos Aires that offers photo excursions in barrios around Buenos Aires. Whether you are a trained and professional photographer or new to the craft, Foto Ruta offers insight and advice about getting unique shots of the city. Adding to the fun, clues are given to stoke creativity and and a scavenger-hunt twist to the outing, wrapped up with a post photo debriefing and complimentary glass of wine.
Peñas Folklóricas
Peñas Folklóricas celebrate the old traditions with flair. From the delicacies of the farm and ranch-lands, to the songs tapped out on churangos and guitars, to the dances that were swinging long before tango hit the main stage. If you're looking for a little old country charm in the heart of the city, peñas folklóricas will give you a taste.
The City That Gave Birth to Argentina’s...
Very few travelers to Argentina are likely to visit Rosario, about 180 miles northwest of Buenos Aires, on the Rio Parana in the province of Santa Fe. Rosario though is the native city of Ernesto Che Guevara, Lionel Messi, and was where the Argentine flag first flew. It makes a fascinating side trip from Buenos Aires.
Locro
Locro is a delicious stew found in the northern region of Argentina.
Sidetrip: Weekend in Montevideo Part 2
Uruguay, Montevideo, Side Trip, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Asian Highlights and Chinese Lunar New Year in...
Buenos Aires, Chinatown, Chinese Lunar New Year, Argentina, Dragon parade
Humitas
A mix of cornmeal, cheese, and spices humitas are a delicious and gooey treat.
Annual Buenos Aires Chili Cookoff
The Annual Buenos Aires Chili Cookoff is the only of its kind in Buenos Aires, where chili cooks, chili judges, and a list of who's who in the foodie world of Buenos Aires get together to enjoy a North American favorite way down south. The event is held every July and raises money for charity.
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. They are also great trips if you are coming in from or going to Bolivia.
Buenos Aires Bike Tours
Buenos Aires seems like a very large city when you’re traveling on two feet. However, glide through the barrios on a bicycle and the city shrinks for a day. These three Buenos Aires bicycle tour operators offer excursions of different lengths and times, through various parts of the city, and with different themes. All tours may be booked online. It is a great way to explore Buenos Aires in a quick, fun, and environmentally friendly way.
Vegetarian Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Although Argentina is known for its steak, there are still great options for the vegetarian, and even vegan, traveler. More and more, green and organic cafes are popping up and offering a great alternative to the meat-centric parillas found on every corner. This list is a great start for getting your fill of vegetarian goodness.
La Peña de Carlitos
La Peña de Carlitos, in front of main park in Tilcara. Page 5.
Purmamarca, 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. They are also great trips if you are coming in from or going to Bolivia. Page 2.
Konex Cultural Center
Once a cooking oil factory, the Konex Cultural Center was converted in 1990 to house Buenos Aires' best music, theater, and cultural events.
Some More Tips and Ideas for a Great Buenos...
Want to know more about Buenos Aires before planning your trip? This is a city on display in so many ways where everyone is all about appearances. Take a look at live theater and plastic surgery and dental care options.
Tango Tours
One of the central pillars of tourism in Argentina, and in particular Buenos Aires, tango draws many twinkle-toed dancers and curious audience members. Taking advantage of this draw, many tour operators offer tango experiences from elegant tango shows, to authentic milongas, to private lessons.
View of Salta, 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. They are also great trips if you are coming in from or going to Bolivia. Page 3.
Juergen Horn and Michael Powell
Juergen Horn and Michael Powell lived, photographed, and blogged Buenos Aires and beyond during their 91 day stay in Argentina. This image gallery offers a few selected photos from the over 1,500 visually stunning images of their travel adventures including tango shows, steak, shopping, and visits to the Botanical Garden. Page 16.
Bargains Al Fresco in Argentina’s Capital
shopping, open air markets, outdoor markets, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Friday Blog Spotlight: For 91 days
Juergen Horn and Michael Powell lived, photographed, and blogged Buenos Aires and beyond during their 91 day stay in Argentina. This image gallery offers a few selected photos from the over 1,500 visually stunning images of their travel adventure.
Ruins of Tilcara
Ruins of Tilcara. These ruins were reconstructed. People lived here in 600AD but mysteriously vanished. Page 6.
Comic Lane: Paseo de la Historieta
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Tango World Cup and Festival
Tango lovers world wide are drawn to the Tango Dance World Cup and Festival held every year in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Whether you're a die-hard dancer or appreciative audience member, you can find an event that will fulfill your tango fix.
Tours in Argentina
Wine tours in Mendoza, bike tours in Buenos Aires, graffiti tours in San Telmo, anthropological tours of Tucuman are just a portion of the many guided excursions in this country. Argentina is a country of endless intrigue, whether it be gastronomic, anthropologic, historic, or artistic.
Buenos Aires Hash House Harriers
The Hash House Harriers have chapters all over the world. Described as drinkers with a running problem, this group runs routes around the city and then quench their post-run thirsts with many beers all while singing songs and telling bawdy jokes. The Buenos Aires Hash House Harriers are no different - thankfully.
054 Argentina Travel Magazine, Website, and Tours
054 is a travel magazine, website, and tour operator that offers stories, information, and tips about travel in Argentina. Created in 2002 by a young group of friends, the magazine offers a fresh voice and unique imagery and illustrations. The group also offers several interesting and alternative tours.
The Man Tour
The Man Tour is a classy and classic tour which offers some of the finer things in a man's life - such as a straight razor shave, a good cigar, spirits, and great camaraderie. Perfect for two gents looking for a day out, whether it be business partners or a father and son duo, this tour is the stage for great manly memories to be made. You might just get a custom made hat out the deal, too.
About.com Argentina Travel Expert at New York...
Michael Luongo, the About.com Argentina Travel Expert will speak on Wednesday, October 15 at 6:30 pm at New York Public Library Mid-Manhattan, also known as the Annex, across from the main library. He recently did radio Interviews with Arthur Frommer, of the Travel Show, for WOR and Rudy Maxa's radio show.
Tucuman Sweets
Tucuman, Argentina, alfajores. Argentina Travel. Page 7.
Eating Quick and Eating Well for Business...
On a business trip to Buenos Aires? Afraid of long lunches that will slow you down? take a look at our guide to a few places that know business travelers want options and can't always linger over lunch.
Jewish Cultural Sites in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jewish history, Kosher, AMIA, Israel
Make Yourself Smarter on Your Buenos Aires Trip
books, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shopping, bookstores
Quebrada de las Conchas, Salta, Argentina
Quebrada de las Conchas, Salta, Argentina
Asian-Argentine fusion Restaurant: Mun
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From One Friend to Another Argentina Travel...
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Hotels, Bars, Tango, restaurants
Christina Sunae - Closed Door Chef for Cocina...
Christina Sunae is the magic behind the dishes that come out of Cocina Sunae's kitchen. Her closed door restaurant has been on the lips and minds of foodies, local and traveling, since it opened in May of 2009. We asked the chef a little about her background, process, and favorite dishes.
Tag Yourself and Share Your Argentina Selfies...
#SelfieArgentina, selfies, photos, Argentina, Buenos Aires
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.
Train Safety in Argentina
A series of fatal accidents on commuter trains in Buenos Aires mean tourists need to be cautious when riding the rails in Argentina.
Favorite Books on Argentina and More News
February, books, Valentines, Romance, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Luxury Getaways in Buenos Aires’ Most...
Recoleta, Luxury, Romance, Hotels, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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