Argentina Archive

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

LUMA Mountain House, Lakeside in Argentina

With a big drop in visitors due to a natural disaster, we’re still forging ahead and highlighting a new property in Argentina: LUMA. They haven’t had it so well this past year in the normally lovely Argentine region around Bariloche. Last June a volcano erupted so forcefully in nearby Chile that the ash closed the [...]