Argentina travel Archive

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 […]

Tours Around Iguazu Falls

Whether you call them Iguazu, Iguassu, or Iguaçu, the waterfalls on the border of Argentina and Brazil are an amazing sight. Unfortunately, I have to be content with photos. I never made it up there when I was in Argentina because I only would have been able to spend one night in the midst of […]

The Best Wine Lodges Around Mendoza

One thing magazine editors love to do is highlight some concept that’s been around for years and act like it’s a new trend they just discovered. Thus this May article in National Geographic Traveler about wine lodges in Mendoza, Argentina: Bodegas Open Their Doors. After years of studying Spanish, I have found this word “bodega” […]

Hotel with Art Museum – James Turrell Space at Colomé in Argentina

The Colomé Estancia Hotel, in an isolated location four hours from Salta or Cafayate, seems an unlikely place to house a notable museum dedicated to one artist. But the James Turrell Museum there is the real deal, built at the whim of the Swiss owner and vintner Donald Hess. Last year, the dedicated art collector […]