Argentina travel Archive

Algodon Wine & Golf Estate near San Rafael, Argentina

When most people think of Mendoza, Argentina, they think of the city itself and the surrounding vineyards. Mendoza is actually the name of the whole province too, however, and it’s a very large one. The grape clusters spread far beyond the capital and to San Rafael, 240 kilometers away. There you’ll find Algodon Wine Estate [...]

Two Great Boutique Hotels in Buenos Aires

It seems like every month or two we get a press release about some new Buenos Aires boutique hotel that has been featured in a magazine’s “hot list” or “it list” some other accolade of trendiness. Very few of these hotels are as good in practice as they are through a magazine photographer’s eyes. I’m [...]

From Argentina to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions

This week we posted a detailed story on a journey to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions. Yeah I know, Antarctica is not in Latin America. It’s not really anywhere grounded in geography—it’s own continent meant for penguins, not people. But if you’re going to Antarctica, you’re going to go through Ushuaia, Argentina. On the right tour, [...]

Skiing in Our Summer: Argentina and Chile

Sure, ski season is just getting going in the U.S. and Canada, but if you’re planning a vacation for when it’s summer in the northern hemisphere, you can still do a ski trip—in Argentina or Chile. When we go into shorts and flip-flops mode, they’re pulling out the skiwear to shush down the slopes in [...]

A Decadent Wine and Food Tour of Mendoza, Argentina

A couple years back we posted a story on touring the wine regions around Mendoza, Argentina by vehicle and bike. It seemed plenty decadent until I edited the new one we just posted from a different writer, our Buenos-Aires-based correspondent Bridget Gleeson. She really did Mendoza right with a multi-day tour set up by the [...]