Argentina Archive

Antarctica Alternative: the Falklands and South Georgia Island

Many travelers want to visit Antarctica because it’s a bucket list item, or because it’s continent number seven for them. Or maybe there’s a pull because it seems like the last wild place where nature rules. You could hang a left on the map from Argentina instead, however, and see teeming wildlife in the Falkland [&hellip

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South America Wine Tours: Chile, Argentina, or Both?

If you’re planning a visit to South America and want to work wine tours into the mix, you’ve got two choices: Argentina and Chile. It’s easy to make a case for either one, but the great thing is you could easily do both. While there is a little bit of wine coming out of other [&hellip

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Where Your Ship Goes in Antarctica

There are some great excursions on this planet where you can compress the experience down to a few short days, but that’s not going to work for Antarctica. Even if you fly across the Drake Passage you’ll need plenty of time, so you might as well commit to the long haul. If you can extend [&hellip

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One More Reason to Visit Argentina this Year

Good news for luxury travelers on their way to the land of beef and vino, thanks to new president Mauricio Macri, Argentina hotels just got a tiny bit cheaper. Macri signed an executive order last September 27, in honor of World Tourism Day, that called for expanded implementation of previous 2001 legislation that offered tourists [&hellip

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Dramatic Arakur Resort in Ushuaia, Argentina

At the end of the Earth it has been hard to find a great hotel, but Arakur Resort changed all that. Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world and would probably still be a place only embraced by miners and sheep farmers if it weren’t for one certain claim to fame: it’s the jumping-off [&hellip

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CasaSur Palermo Boutique Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Things keep looking up in Argentina and there’s a renewed vigor in the business sector as some of the previous government restrictions and tourism hurdles fade away. We’re happy to add another review from the local CasaSur group, the impressive CasaSur Palermo. This is the second property we’ve featured, after the Bellini one that opened [&hellip

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