• 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
  • Casa de Tucuman Argentina

    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
  • Buenos Aires is the capital of the tango Buenos Aires

    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
  • Argentina Holidays: Celebrating Easter Holidays Argentina

    Argentina Holidays: Celebrating Easter Holidays

    Although Argentina guarantees religious freedom in its same constitution, it also recognizes supremacy of Catholicism, as over 77% of the citizens consider themselves part of this church. That’s why when Easter Holidays arrive and with them, the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, it’s the ideal occasion for Argentinians to embrace their faith and share their beliefs with each other. Although, we all know that Read more
  • Top Destinations in Argentina for the Artsy-Fartsies Argentina

    Top Destinations in Argentina for the Artsy-Fartsies

    Argentina is a country with all sorts of incentives: its delicious and varied gastronomy, a homely and amusing atmosphere, the stunning landscapes and endless activities… they all make it a perfect place for tourists who want to “exploit” a place to its fullest. But perhaps one of the characteristics that make this Latin American nation so appealing is its culture. The culture is beautifully exemplified in its art scene, from museums to Read more
  • How to Charm the Locals on Your Trip to Buenos Aires Buenos Aires

    How to Charm the Locals on Your Trip to Buenos Aires

    It’s no secret that Argentines are usually very friendly, very open people; they love to laugh, stay up late and enjoy the company of others. When foreigners come to Argentina for an extended amount of time, they usually leave claiming that they value their relationships more after seeing how passionately Argentines appreciate one another. Here, friendship is forever. So if you’re looking to make an Argie friend on your trip to Buenos Aires, Read more