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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.
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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.
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.
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.
A great resource for travelers, Buenos Aires’ website highlights the South American city’s events, festivals, landmarks, and tourist sites.
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.
The Teatro Colón is a historical monument of Argentina. Find out more about the theater’s shows, ticket prices, tours, and contact information.
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.
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Football Tours: Many travelers coming to Buenos Aires want to experience the very Argentine tradition
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Jazz is growing in popularity every year in Argentina. Here are a few distinguished jazz clubs in Buenos Aires, including Notorious, Boris, and Thelonius.
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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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tigre is just an hour's train ride outside of Buenos Aires.
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.
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.
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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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
La Rural was originally built in 1886 to house the La Exposición Rural (The Rural Exhibition), an annual agricultural and livestock show. Since then, it has hosted hundreds of agricultural related events, but also expanded its services to popular fairs, festivals, and conventions through out the year.
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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.
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.
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.
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After just a year in existence, Juanele has become a force in the Buenos Aires art scene. Lead by a team passionate to expose Argentine artists to the world. Far from a one-trick pony, the organization is more like a circus octopus, with its many facets all in existence to bring you the best art experiences in the city. You should love Juanele as much as Juanele loves art.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Richard Klein, the force behind the amazing website Travel Imaginator, looks back nostalgically on his trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina and Uruguay in this two part series.
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.
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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.
The Melia Recoleta Hotel is in an apartment complex where Evita Peron once lived. Guest writer Elliott Mackle writes about his stay.
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.
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.
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Argentina makes the news as always, whether it is exciting restaurants, interviews with its tourism leaders, or the unusual sport of footgolf, at which the country is a world champion.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
Amalia Fortabat was the wealthy patroness behind the Buenos Aires Museum bearing her name. Authors Soledad Vallejos and Marina Abiuso wrote a biography of this amazing woman.
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.
Buenos Aires is a big city, but it is full of wonderful green spaces to jog, play, see animals at the zoo, and find ways to relax on vacation.
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British native Sorrel Moseley-Williams stayed in Argentina to learn to be a sommelier. The journalist talks about wine in her second home, from Mendoza to Buenos Aires.
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.
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.
Anabelle Sielecki talks with About.com Argentina Travel on the Mendel Winery, outside of Mendoza. The boutique winery is open for tours, offering an intimate chance to see Malbec and other wines produced.
Ring in the New Year Argentina Style, with choices of hotel restaurants, tango salons and other ideas for Buenos Aires and beyond.
Max's Supper Club is one of many closed door restaurants that have popped up in Buenos Aires. Max servers a delightful five-course meal, paired with wines, and a side of interesting conversation in the colorful setting of Juanele Headquarters.
One of the world’s favorite operas, Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly will be coming to the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires in late November starting on November 25 and early December, until December 2.
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.
The Arroyo is a newly renovated hotel in the Retiro neighborhood of Buenos Aires. It's a budget friendly bargain accommodation in a neighborhood for the well heeled.
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.
A quick tour highlighting important buildings in central Buenos Aires.
Brazil doesn’t have a monopoly on Carnival in South America. Gualeguaychu is a six-week extravaganza of sequins, skin and fun, all just a few hours away from Buenos Aires.
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Buenos Aires is a great city for kids from fun science museums to amusement parks, including one built by Evita Peron.
Best Boutique Hotels website and organization links the best of Buenos Aires and other Argentine cities in one spot, so you can choose luxurious, intimate stays for your vacation.
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You'll find the possibilities for fun in Argentina's Patagonia region are endless. A trip here makes your visit even more memorable.
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Plan a trip to Cuba by traveling to Argentina to learn about Ernesto Che Guevara, an icon in both countries.
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Have wet and wild fun in Argentina, close to Buenos Aires and at the country's distant edges.
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The San Telmo Art Walk is a perfect mixture of art, architecture, and history.
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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.
American tango teachers and enthusiasts Judy and Jon plan a perfect tango tour and give travel advice for Buenos Aires, Argentina.
From kosher dining to fascinating cultural centers and museums, Buenos Aires has incredible Jewish history easily accessible for any tourist traveling to Argentina.
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.
Travel connections website visit.org adds Argentina to its roster of feel-good do-good tourism around the world.
Exciting new book helps you bring the flavors and images of Argentina's Patagonia region back home from your visit, so you can always remember your trip.
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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.
Hotel stays where celebrities like Justin Bieber, Madonna and others visited in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Rest your head in hotels with star quality.
Soccer fans can be crazy in Argentina, as a recent match between Boca Juniors and River Plate shows. You can still find ways to safely enjoy the game.
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Argentina held its special Argentina Tourism Awards honoring the best of Argentina travel. The About.com Argentina Travel Expert Michael Luongo received an award for his years of passionate writing on the South American nation.
Five perplexing things to think about that you might never have known about Buenos Aires before your trip to help you plan more fun and adventure on your vacation.
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.
On vacation in Buenos Aires or other cities in Argentina this February 14? You can definitely have a romantic St. Valentine's in the South American country following this guide.
San Telmo, Buenos Aires is growing in popularity among students, backpackers, gay travelers, artists, 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 attractions people are drawn to.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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Home Hotel, in Buenos Aires, Argentina fits right in with the hip crowds milling about the Palermo Soho neighborhood. A mix of eco-design, high-fashion, and homey accents this hotel offers the best of many worlds.
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.
Wines of Argentina selects its best wines for 2015, and the big twist is that it's an all female judging panel with famed British wine journalist and expert Jancis Robinson at the ceremony.
Fabulous Weddings, run by Laetitia Orsetti, plans beautiful destination weddings for gay and straight couples traveling to Argentina. Throw in a honeymoon and all your friends, and these will be moments you'll treasure for a lifetime.
Once you make note of the artistic style known as filieteado porteños, you can't help but see it everywhere in Buenos Aires. This highly stylized art grew up alongside another classic of Argentine culture, the tango. This iconographic set of shapes, colors, and lines is one of those things you'll enjoy best right in the city of its origin.
A New York son and his widowed mother take a trip to Buenos Aires together. The excitement of the city makes the author's mother reconnect with her life once again.
From kosher dining to fascinating cultural centers and museums, Buenos Aires has incredible Jewish history easily accessible for any tourist traveling to Argentina.
Centro Cultural Kirchner, named for late President Nestor Kirchner, husband of current President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has opened, offering jazz, tango, art, photography and numerous events.
Locro is a delicious stew found in the northern region of Argentina.