• Foods for Your Trip to Salta Argentina

    Must-try Foods on Your Trip to Salta

    t goes without saying that one of the top reasons to visit Argentina is its rich and exquisite gastronomy. If you choose to travel fifteen hundred kilometers northwest from Buenos Aires to visit a place like Salta, the food will definitely be a decisive factor, as it is known all around the country for its unique, nourishing and tasty variety of ingredients. Here is a thorough selection of dishes you must try on your trip to Salta, (which is 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
  • Traditional Yerba Mate in Argentina has 3 components: the mate (cup), yerba, & bombilla (straw) Culture

    Guarani: The People of Northern Argentina

    Home to the world famous Iguazu Waterfalls, Misiones Province is located in the northernmost tip of Argentina, bordering Paraguay and Brazil. Redrock plateaus and thick jungle forests have left this region fairly undeveloped, save for the bustling tourist attraction at  Iguazu. Considered uniquely untouched by modern civilization, there is one vast culture that has lived in and protected the area for centuries. Meet the Guarani people, an Read more
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    Best New Restaurants in Buenos Aires

    Food has always been a vital attraction for visitors traveling to Argentina’s capital. Buenos Aires is a microcosm of cultures, a wonderful amalgamation of French, Italian and Old World influences. This aspect is reflective in its food, a huge attraction for foodies from all over the world. No matter what appeals to your taste buds, this vibrant city has something to fill the plates of everyone! To prove this point, let’s take a look at some Read more
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    Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Buenos Aires

    The heart of Argentina, Buenos Aires is a city that has been renowned for having the “best steaks in the world” and for the longest time, this flamboyant city was off radar for vegetarians due to the lack of vegetarian friendly options in the restaurants there. However now, the tides have turned. Now, Buenos Aires offers some of the trendiest vegetarian eateries. In fact, these vegetarian eateries are springing up faster than ever. Read more
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    Quick and Easy Argentine Locro Recipe

    Chances are, if you have visited Argentina, you've tasted the dish known as Locro. But what exactly is it? Well, it's a hot and hearty white corn based soup that Argentines celebrate as a national dish. It's delicious and perfect for cold weather as the temperatures start to drop. The soup is also unique because it carries on the legacy of ancient Incan dining concepts, which is interesting considering the fact that much of Argentine cuisine Read more
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    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
  • Rojas Argentina food that's Gluten-free in Buenos Aires Buenos Aires

    Argentina Food: Gluten-Free in Buenos Aires, Part 2

    It’s the unmistakable smell of beef empanadas baking that floats through from your neighbor’s window, or your suegra’s (mother-in-law's) mouthwatering milanesas that you find yourself day-dreaming about weeks later. Or, perhaps, it’s the golden, flaky facturas served alongside warm mate on a peaceful afternoon. Whatever the craving may be, any native or tourist in Argentina will agree that carbohydrates historically play an indisputable Read more
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    Best Buenos Aires Ice Cream Shops

    Rain or shine, hot or cold, Argentines proudly celebrate their fondness for ice cream year-round, regardless of the weather. Some argue that the exquisite ice cream in Buenos Aires can be accredited to the the happy-go-lucky, grass-fed cows that freely roam the pampas just outside the Buenos Aires metropolitan area. Others, however, attribute the reputation that Buenos Aires ice cream has accumulated to the indisputable Italian heritage that Read more
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    Argentina Food : Gluten-Free in Buenos Aires, Part 1

    If you are planning to travel to Argentina you may be wondering if you'll really be able to eat gluten-free in Buenos Aires. Fortunately, it’s clear that steak-houses and Italian restaurants are no longer the only Argentina food options for restaurant-goers in modern-day Buenos Aires. Gone are the days when celiacs and gluten-free enthusiasts turned down invitations to carb-heavy pasta dinners to instead devour spoonfuls of quinoa in their 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