Energetic Argentina beguiles visitors at every turn with its charm, culture, and stunning scenery. This proud South American nation boasts a rich European heritage, which has influenced many facets of Argentine culture, from music to architecture. Its Italian roots mean delicious pizzas and pastas are menu staples, while mouth-watering asado (barbequed meat) is the national dish and adored as much as fútbol (soccer).
Wine, dine, and dance your way through the cosmopolitan streets of Buenos Aires, visit the thundering Iguazu Falls in the north, or head south into gaucho (cowboy) country, where grassy plains dominate the landscape. Keep driving and you’ll reach Argentinian Patagonia – one of the world’s great natural regions. Think: rare wildlife, cactus-covered steppes (treeless plains) and rugged glaciers. Argentina is a delight for the intrepid and the curious. Click here to learn more about when is the best time to visit Argentina.
This vibrant festival creates a party atmosphere throughout Spain and South America What is Carnaval? Carnaval (or Carnival, depending on where in the world you’re celebrating) is a week-long party which contains elements of medieval folklore and Christian tradition. A precursor to the abstentions of Lent, Carnaval...Read more
Argentina is a magnet for travellers who come to feel its energy, charm, culture and, of course, its natural wonders. But, when is the best time to go? Whether you are looking for some of the most beautiful remote wilderness on the planet in Patagonia or a cosmopolitan city in Buenos Aires – there is something for eve...Read more
Argentina might be home to the perfect steak, but there’s more to its cuisine than just meat washed down with a glass of red Most people think Argentinian cuisine begins and ends with beef. Although not strictly true, the claim does have some merit - Argentina is one of the most carnivorous countries on earth with each...Read more
Widely regarded as a bucket-list destination for adventurers and nature-lovers, Patagonia has some of the most stunning landscapes on earth Patagonia is a massive, sparsely-populated region in southern Argentina, with about 10% of its 400,000 square miles falling within the borders of Chile. On the Argentine side, one...Read more
Home to some of the most striking landscapes in the world, wild Argentina is a no-brainer for anyone who loves the great outdoors Iguazú National Park It would be criminal to visit Argentina and not see one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Iguazú Falls comprises 275 unique waterfalls, situated in a vast swath...Read more
Argentina is an absolute mecca for meat-lovers, thanks to its grass-fed Pampas cows When in Rome, eat like the Romans – and when in Buenos Aires, do as the porteños (locals) do: dine at a parrilla (steakhouse) and eat your fill. Beef is usually cooked al asador (on a spit over an open fire), or a la parrilla (over a...Read more