• Other Destinations

    Antarctica: Tips for Planning a Trip

    If you are a passionate traveler who desires to travel all around the world, you probably have Antarctica on your bucket list as well. Quite brave of you, isn’t it? Considering the frozen wilderness of that place and the eerie remoteness that is a solitude lovers paradise, so to speak. Despite this, Antarctica still receives about 50,000 visitors and tourists each summer. However, a visit to the Antarctic region isn’t about checking it off Read more
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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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    The ‘Secret’ Closed Door Restaurants of Buenos Aires

    Imagine walking into a stranger’s home and sitting down for dinner. And rather than being pushed out by the residents, being treated like royalty and served a full course meal instead. Sounds weird, right? But this is a typical culinary experience in Buenos Aires. Known as "Restaurant  A puertas cerradas" ‘the closed-door restaurants’, there are chefs interspersed throughout the city who will willingly make an elaborate and delicious Read more
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    Peru and Bolivia: The Amazon Experience

    What is the first place that pops up in your mind when we ask you about the location of the Amazon? [caption id="attachment_9757" align="aligncenter" width="940"] Hidden Germ: Amazonas[/caption] You most likely answered: Brazil! And you aren’t completely wrong since 60% of this great jungle is located in Brazil. So…what happened to the remaining 40%? Looks like you need a geography lesson! The Amazon basin covers not just Read more
  • Argentina

    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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    Aspiring Travel Writer Contest

    Every aspiring traveler who is passionate about writing has dreamed of becoming a travel writer. However, it’s a tough field to break into, even more so when you have very little idea of what you’re doing. We’re here to help you make that dream become a reality. Our dream has always been to share our home through local connections that lead to unexpected adventures and decisions that you never regret. We feel that these experiences Read more
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    Argentina Wildlife: North vs. South

    A country with a surface area of almost three million square kilometers is the perfect crib for an infinite variety of climate, habitants, flora and fauna. Around the 3,000 kilometers that separate the north from the south of Argentina, you can discover unique nature and wildlife, composed of both native species and those that arrived during the prehistoric age and decided to stay in this chaotic but amazing land. What if you don’t have Read more
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    Argentine Customs Travelers Should Know

    Like any country in the world, Argentina has their own set of customs and cultural norms which some visitors may find surprising when they first arrive. But, never fear! Our team of travel experts have collected some of the most common Argentine customs travelers should know, no matter where in the world you're visiting from! Greetings Kissing on the cheek when greeting hello and goodbye is part of Argentine culture. When Argentines enter a Read more
  • Kayaking: adventurous things to do in Torres del Paine Argentina

    8 Most Incredible Glaciers in Patagonia

    Patagonia is packed with natural beauty, a host to some of the most breathtaking glaciers. With these glaciers dramatically set between jagged rocks sweeping down into cobalt lagoons, Patagonia is nothing short of nature’s haven. Travelers from all over the world journey here to hike to or take a cruise to feast their eyes on the array of glaciers in this region. If your next expedition is set to Argentina, we recommend planning ahead to Read more
  • Peruvian Ceviche Culture

    The Ultimate Foodie Guide to Peru

    Peru is a blessed country in terms of its biodiversity. This influences directly into its now worldly renowned cuisine which has placed Peru as a top foodie destination. There are several regional cuisines as there are several products that develop according to the country's ecosystems: in the sea, in the Coastal Valleys, in the Andes, in the highest altitudes and in the Amazon, and more. The Coast of Peru is home to a rich sea and Read more
  • Take an Australis Cruise to see Penguins in Patagonia Argentina

    Patagonia’s Must-See Creatures

    By now, it's no secret that Patagonia is a fascinating region extending across Argentina and Chile. Its know for its sheer beauty and wide diversity in landscape, wildlife, and intrepid adventures. Animal lovers are particularly intrigued by the region due to the huge variety of flora and fauna that call Patagonia home. It’s especially exciting to see the several species of animals here that live almost exclusively in South Read more
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    Where To Ski in Argentina

    In-the-know travelers and locals alike know that Argentina's terrain is incredibly diverse. It’s home to glaciers, waterfalls, mountains, wetlands, deserts, salt flats, ocean, wine country and so much more! What's great about this is that that there is never a shortage of things to do herein Argentina - no matter time of year it is.  Although some people dream the winter - we actually look forward to it year-round. Why's that? Because Read more