The Amazing Climate in Argentina

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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 […]

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How to get from Buenos Aires to Iguazú Falls

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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. […]

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Did you know there are 8 different types of tango?

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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 […]

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Torrentes to Semillon: Argentina white wine in focus

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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. […]

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Argentina nature reserves: 3 of the most stunning national parks

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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 […]

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How to get to Iguazú Falls – from both sides

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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 […]

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5 things to do in Río Gallegos, Argentina

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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 […]

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10 amazing Perito Moreno glacier facts

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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 […]

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10 things to do in Bariloche Patagonia

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Situated on the banks of the Nahuel Huapi Lake, Bariloche is the gateway to Patagonia. Bariloche was founded by German settlers, and subsequently, is reminiscent of a quaint alpine town. Today, Bariloche is considered one of the best ski resorts in the Andes, attracting winter sports enthusiasts from far and […]

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