Argentina Archive

The Beautiful Quebrada de Las Conchas in Argentina

The first time I went through the Quebrada de las Conchas on Route 68 in Argentina, I was on my way from Salta to spend a few nights in Cafayate. I was traveling independently back then and saw it all from the window of a public express bus. I was entranced with the views, but [&hellip

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An Empanada Cooking Class at House of Jasmines in Salta

As I sat down to eat my empanadas that came straight out of the oven, I thought they just might be the best ones I’ve ever had. Part of that was probably an emotional feeling about the process though: I put them together with my own hands in a cooking class at House of Jasmines [&hellip

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A Full Bucket List Tour Through Patagonia

If you’re going to head all the way down to the bottom of South America, it would be a real shame to just buzz in and out of Patagonia. This Southern Cone region of Argentina and Chile has some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Much of it is preserved as parks or [&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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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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