Argentina Archive

Catch the Next Total Solar Eclipse in South America

If you were in the path of the last total solar eclipse that moved through the USA in 2017, you got quite a treat. If you were out of the direct path, however, you probably saw a whole lot of nothing. You’ll still have other chances in your lifetime though, as soon as 2019 and [&hellip

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House of Jasmines Revised Review and Video Tour

The best luxury hotels in each region tend to stay that way, but over time many of them do improve or add more buildings to the mix. Both are true with the country estancia retreat House of Jasmines outside of Salta, in Argentina. When we first reviewed this Salta hotel it was kind of a [&hellip

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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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