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    The Argentine Pizza Frank Sinatra felt in love with

    In Buenos Aires there are more pizzerias per capita than any other city in the world—our Italian blood is to blame for sure! The Argentine pizza has a unique and strong personality. It’s overflowing cheesy style has nothing to do with its Italian cousin. Why both flour relatives grew up differently? There is a historic reason. At the time of the Great Immigration when the Argentine population became half Italian, half Spanish, Italian went Read more
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    5 Ways Christmas in Argentina is Unique

    Spending Christmas away from home is almost always unique one way or another. For those of us dreaming of a white Christmas, it may be customary to imagine snow on the ground, a warm fire, and spending quality time with family. While for others, a magical Christmas could mean travelling to tropical locations to escape the bitter cold and trade it in for a cool cocktail and some well-deserved R&R. For those of us finding that we may be Read more
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    Independence Day: 4th of July vs 9th of July

    Parades, parties and patriotism---three common words that come into our minds when we think of the Independence Day!  America and Argentine may share the same month to celebrate this big day but they do it in different styles. Let’s take a look at the three traditions that make their celebrations different: 1. Family Affair vs.  Communal Gatherings   Argentines are big on families. Independence Day for most of them means a Read more
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    Independence Day: 9th of July versus 4th of July

    Parades, parties, and patriotism---three common words that come into our minds when we think of the Independence Day! America and Argentine may share the same month to celebrate this big day but they do it in different styles.Let’s take a look at the three traditions that make their celebrations different:1. Family Affair vs. Communal GatheringsArgentines are big on families. Independence Day for most of them means a family reunion. They Read more
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    The Holiday Season in Argentina

    For those coming from the Northern Hemisphere to Argentina over December holidays, the warm weather might be quite a shock! Argentina’s holiday sun may not be the white snowy Christmas from storybooks, but it definitely has its own summer charm to celebrate las fiestas, the Holiday Season in Argentina.  The Holiday Season in Argentina is a magical time of year. Christmas is a holiday celebrated both with friends and family. During lunch Read more
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    The 2017 Tango Festival is Almost Here!

    It's that magical time of year again - the 2017 Tango Festival is almost here! [caption id="attachment_2793" align="alignnone" width="640"] Tango Dancers Performing the Traditional Tango[/caption] Visitors from all over the world will flock to Buenos Aires from August 10 through August 23 for the city’s international tango festival. The annual event is a huge spectacle including two weeks of performances from 600 artists in 42 Read more
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    Ciudad Emergente – Buenos Aires Festival

    Ciudad Emergente (Emerging City) is a Buenos Aires Festival dedicated to underground art and music. This festival is experiencing dizzying success as it rapidly becomes one of the most anticipated events in Buenos Aires. If you like live music, art, dance and design, then Ciudad Emergente is the event to visit, as this festival offers so many exciting things to do during your travel in Buenos Aires.  The festival was born with the Read more
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    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
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    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
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    Best Time for Mendoza Wine Tours

    Argentina is chock-full of amazing places, views, culinary adventures, and more. It seems that for every long holiday we have down here, I’m eagerly packing my bags to explore another nook of the country I’ve never been to. Whether it be the big destinations such as the snow-capped mountains in Bariloche (Patagonia), the crashing sound of waterfalls in Misiones (Iguazu Waterfalls), or the mountain range colored in red in Salta, there is an Read more