Tag archives for Argentina
With the energy of New York, the feel of Paris, and the chaotic pace of a major Latin American city all rolled into one, Buenos Aires is in a class of its own. Travelers have long flocked here to sample Argentina’s famous wine and beef and to be seduced by the tango, but the city is gaining acclaim for another reason: its never-ending nightlife. Here’s my recipe for a hedonistic long weekend in the Argentinian capital.
This month National Geographic Traveler announced 2014’s must-see places in the annual Best of the World feature. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, and sustainably minded. Discover what makes these destinations worthy of a visit—and how they ended up on the list.
Whether you’re heading to central Argentina for romance, adventure, business, or complete cultural immersion, here are a few recommendations based on my personal experience.
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Buenos Aires is a city that needs an exclamation point after its name. And maybe all caps. BUENOS AIRES! seems to capture the city’s exuberant, exhausting, and beautiful urban buzz. I spent a full week in the South American capital and left wanting more.
There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in May.
There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in April.
The average person couldn’t point the Falklands out on a map. Even in the U.K. (the Falklands are a “British Overseas Territory”), mention of the islands often invites remarks along the lines of “Oh, how I love Scotland!”
Campsites have long been the main option in Patagonia, a challenging prospect as freezing rain and gale-force gusts threaten much of the year. Now, less hardy travelers can rest easy at local operator Vertice Patagonia’s new series of affordable eco-lodges linking the region’s popular attractions.
The award-winning vineyards of central-west Argentina can trace their roots to the 16th century, when Spanish colonialists began to travel and settle there. Here’s our guide to making the most of your time in Malbec Country (but don’t forget Torrontes while you’re there).
What better way to sample the culinary delights of a region than by peddling along its backroads, enjoying the scenery and working up an appetite for the next meal?
Here are ten great itineraries for all you food- and wine-loving cyclists out there.
In the mid-19th century, Buenos Aires’s wealthiest families lived in San Telmo, south of downtown. But an 1870s yellow fever epidemic sent the well-to-do packing, their former digs repopulated by Spanish and Italian immigrants. The resulting cultural stew gave rise to tango and a robust street life. Walking San Telmo reveals how Argentina’s capital looks toward the future while holding on to its past.