• Bar Hoppin in Buenos Aires Argentina

    10 Best Bars in Buenos Aires

    Fernet and Coca-Cola may be the local favorite across Argentina, but these 10 innovate bars are seriously shaking up the game! Check out the city's top cocktail bars whipping up creative concoctions. Thanks to Argentina’s renowned Mendoza wine region, the country has earned its reputation as one of the top wine producers in the world – but Buenos Aires has so much more to offer than Malbec! While porteños (Buenos Aires locals), Read more
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    Why Argentina is the Ultimate Destination for Wine Lovers

    For those planning the dream vineyard tour, Argentina is at the top of the destination list. Argentina is home to some of the world’s best views, as well as some of the world’s best wines. Although more commonly known for their smooth, lush Malbecs, Argentina also has a vast array of phenomenal options, such as Pinot Noir, Cabernet, as well as their own Torrentés and Bonarda. Here are some of the many reasons why Argentina is the Read more
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    Guide to Celebrating Easter in Argentina

    If you happen to find yourself celebrating Easter in Argentina this year, then you’re in luck! Whether you’re a traveler in town for the holiday, a student studying abroad, or an expat just settling down in South America, we want to make sure you stay in the know regarding Argentine Easter celebrations and traditions. It’s important to know that Argentina is a predominantly Roman Catholic country, so naturally, many people look Read more
  • Ibera Wetlands, Argentina as seen from the air Argentina

    Guarani Words in Modern Places: Ibera, Iguazu & Beyond

    The Ibera Wetlands and Iguazu Falls are two of the most breathtaking natural landscapes of Argentina: both harbor a vast variety of flora and fauna and offer amazing landscapes. These destinations also share a rich history thanks to their indigenous inhabitants, the Guaraní, whose legacy can be seen today in the region's gastronomy, religious customs, and in the many Guarani words used to describe everything from popular dishes to local Read more
  • Destinations in Argentina for Families Buenos Aires

    Family Activities in Buenos Aires (That You Can Do at Home!)

    With the busy lives we all lead, and the obligations of work, home, and kid's activities, there really is nothing like the build of excitement around knowing your vacation date fast approaches. We're sure you're already thinking about some fun family activities in Buenos Aires, but if you just can't wait for your Argentina adventure to begin, we've thought up some activities you can do at home before your trip even starts! Buenos Aires is Read more
  • Buenos Aires Tango Festival Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires Tango Festival

    Buenos Aires is the birthplace of tango, the seductive and intricate dance of passion. Tango music can be heard playing in cafés and traditional neighborhoods, and there are more Buenos Aires tango shows and dance halls than you can count. Now imagine if all of this were concentrated into a two-week tango extravaganza: welcome to the Buenos Aires Tango Festival. From August 18 - 31, 2016, Buenos Aires will host its annual tango festival and Read more
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    Argentina Independence Day

    Get ready to celebrate the Argentina Independence Day Bicentennial, arguably one of the most important Argentina holidays! On July 9, 1816, in the Casa Histórica de la Independencia in Tucuman, Argentina officially declared independence from Spain. The rest, as they say, is history. 200 years later, find out how you can join in the festivities! [caption id="attachment_7583" align="aligncenter" width="853"] Casa Histórica de la Read more
  • Argentina Recipes: Chimichurri Sauce Argentina

    Argentina Recipes: Chimichurri Sauce

    Argentines are big, and I mean big, fans of asados. Asados are basically barbecues on steroids; lots of people, lots of meat and probably lots to drink! This is an all-day event, where you can't just pop in for an hour or two. You will arrive early and leave late, with your stomach bursting with happiness (and meat). [caption id="attachment_1910" align="aligncenter" width="657"] The Asador Preparing the Parilla[/caption] And while Read more
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    Tango in Buenos Aires

    The three things most foreigners know about Argentina are the importance of wine, beef and tango. While the first two can be experienced in almost every cafe or parilla, the third requires some hunting. Because Buenos Aires is the capital of the tango, there are literally hundreds of options for seeing, dancing and learning tango in Buenos Aires. Since I am exceptionally uncoordinated, I knew that dancing and learning were outside the scope of Read more
  • Travel to Argentina: Important Customs You’ve Gotta Know Argentina

    Travel to Argentina: Important Customs You’ve Gotta Know

    When you travel to Argentina, there are many cultural differences that may surprise you! Don’t worry, we’ve got your back. Here are seven super Argentine customs that would be helpful for a Yanqui (Yankee in Spanish!) to know. Greetings Kissing on the cheek when greeting hello and goodbye is part of Argentine culture. When Argentines enter a room, every single person, stranger or family, receives one kiss on the right cheek. The same Read more