Argentina Archive

A Vineyard View Hotel in Cafayate, Argentina

When people think of wine country in Argentina, Cafayate is usually not the first town that comes to mind. After all, the country’s red wine is far more famous than its white. For those wine lovers who do make it to this laid-back town in the north, however, Viñas de Cafayate hotel awaits. We used […]

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Kkala Hip Boutique Hotel in Salta, Argentina

Often you find a hotel you love in an unusual spot. Kkala Hotel is not in the center of Salta, but rather in a residential area on the edge that limits it to 10 rooms. In a city not exactly known for a wealth of luxury lodging choices, however, it has built up a strong […]

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Four Seasons Buenos Aires Gets a Facelift

Sometimes even the grandest grande dame needs a little work done to get noticed again. Since Buenos Aires is known as a medical tourism “reconstructive surgery” capital, let’s call this Four Seasons Buenos Aires renovation a nip and tuck. The Four Seasons has long duked it out with Alvear Palace as the best choice for […]

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Tourism News From Latin America – January 2013

On this luxury travel blog we’re usually pointing to new hotel reviews, tour stories, or high-end real estate round-ups. Sometimes we’ll sip some tequila or rum. There’s always a lot going on under the radar in the tourism world though, so here’s an update on some travel news. We’ve reviewed Mexico’s Interjet airline in the […]

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Luxury Travel News for the Americas – August 2012

As we watch the Americas—including the Caribbean—dominate all the track & field sprints in the Olympics, let’s take a break to check out some luxury travel news for the region. In Brazil’s biggest city, a much-needed subway expansion is finally in motion. They’ve got a long way to go to really ease congestion though. Their […]

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Can a Travel App Replace a Guidebook?

I’ve traveled with and reviewed a few iPhone apps on here before. Luxury Latin America contributor Zora O’Neill has out one called Cool Cancun & Isla Mujeres (here’s my review) and contributor Christopher Baker has out one for Costa Rica. These were both published by a company called Sutro Media and that’s also the case […]

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