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Discover the Argentinian Flag and other Symbols of the Country

argentina flag and symbols
5 minutos

The Argentinian nation has four main symbols: the flag, the national anthem, the coat of arms, and the rosette. Let us see what each of them represents.

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The Amazing Climate in Argentina

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6 minutos

Argentina has something to offer in every possible aspect: sheer variety and a plethora of beautiful traveling options. The same goes for the climate in Argentina: while in the north it is subtropical, in the east (where Buenos Aires is located) it is Mediterranean. On the other hand, in the west, the climate is temperate […]

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How to get from Buenos Aires to Iguazú Falls

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8 minutos

Iguazú Falls is one of the natural world’s most breathtaking sights. The power and volume of the waterfall are truly awesome, with 450,000 cubic feet of water gushing over the sheer cliff face every second. Iguazú is, in fact, a chain of 275 separate falls, spanning across nearly two miles. The falls lie on the […]

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Did you know there are 8 different types of tango?

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7 minutos

Tango is a dance that emphasizes playful movement, intense expression, flair, and romance. First popularized in Argentina in the late 19th century, the dance has inspired numerous different types of tango throughout the world. Rooted in a blend of African and European styles in the streets of Buenos Aires, these moves survive today as “authentic […]

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Torrentes to Semillon: Argentina white wine in focus

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7 minutos

Argentina is one of the most prolific wine producers in the New World. The South American nation’s mountain deserts and rich soil have given rise to an excellent wine industry, producing several delicious grape varieties. Perhaps the most famous Argentinian wine is Malbec, which thrives in the east Andean climate. Originally from Bordeaux, Argentinian vineyards […]

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Argentina nature reserves: 3 of the most stunning national parks

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7 minutos

Argentina is extremely geographically diverse, with landscapes ranging from icy tundra to lush rainforest.  As a result, in Argentina nature is extremely important. Recently, the Argentine government has put more emphasis on protecting the nation’s astonishing natural beauty. Today, the nation has 37 national parks covering nearly four million hectares of land. In the last […]

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How to get to Iguazú Falls – from both sides

how to get to iguazu falls
7 minutos

Iguazú Falls is an enormous waterfall that lies on the border between Argentina and Brazil. Unlike many places in Argentina or Brazil, the name isn’t Spanish or Portuguese. The word iguazú actually derives from the Tupi or Guarani languages, meaning ‘big water’ – which is fitting, considering the falls’ sheer scale. Iguazú Falls is one […]

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5 things to do in Río Gallegos, Argentina

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6 minutos

Río Gallegos is the Argentinian mainland’s most southerly city. Although frequently overlooked in favor of the Fuegan town of Ushuaia, Río Gallegos has plenty to offer – especially if you’re looking for something a bit less touristy. So, whether you’re passing through or using the city as your base, Río Gallegos is a quaint, low-key […]

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10 amazing Perito Moreno glacier facts

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8 minutos

The mighty Perito Moreno glacier is one of the most spectacular sights in Argentine Patagonia. Located in the Los Glaciares National Park, the Perito Moreno glacier is one of the largest of the 48 glaciers emanating from Patagonia’s Southern Ice Field. Here, we run through 10 amazing Perito Moreno glacier facts to prime you for […]

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The best of Mar del Plata, Argentina: Beaches, bars and attractions

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7 minutos

Mar del Plata is Argentina’s most popular beach resort. As the country’s second most visited city after Buenos Aires, Mar del Plata Argentina perfectly marries a seaside escape with a lively city break. The city also has plenty to offer those who love the great outdoors; Mar del Plata boasts 30km of Atlantic coastline that […]

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