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South America Tours: 7 Cities to Visit in Argentina

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8 minutos

As the eighth-largest country on earth, it hardly merits saying that Argentina has more than its fair share of fascinating places to discover. If you’re looking to join South America tours around this country, make sure these seven cities, ranging from cultural hubs to adventure playgrounds, are included on your itinerary.   

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El Chaltén: Argentina’s Trekking Capital

4 minutos

Some travelers who are visiting Patagonia confine themselves to either Argentina or Chile, but many if not most see both countries, which offer similar but often complementary attractions. In 1979, when I first saw the startling granite needles of Torres del Paine, it was hard to imagine anything more exhilarating than the time I spent […]

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What are the Southern Cone Countries?

Southern Cone Globe
6 minutos

Referring to the countries in South America that are around and south of the Tropic of Capricorn, the Southern Cone, in geographical terms, is comprised of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. However, Southern Brazil and Paraguay are politically and socially considered to also be part of the Southern Cone, and so we refer to all five […]

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8 Types of Argentina Traditional Food To Sample In Buenos Aires

argentina traditional food
9 minutos

Porteños (residents of Buenos Aires) share a love of good food with their fellow countrymen, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that a trip to the capital is a guaranteed way of encountering the very best of Argentina traditional food. Indeed, this vibrant city has more than its fair share of top-class […]

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The History of Bahia Lapataia in Tierra del Fuego National Park

Lapataia
6 minutos

Bahia Lapataia (Lapataia Bay) is a fjord in the extreme south of Argentina which is connected to the Beagle Channel. Situated along the shore from Ensenada Bay in Tierra del Fuego National Park, it is one of the many highlights of the countryside surrounding Ushuaia. Tourists descend on Bahia Lapataia for the hiking trails, which wind through […]

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Why You Should Try Chimichurri, Argentina’s Most Famous Sauce

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Chile might have pebre, Bolivia llajwa and Peru, salsa criolla, but when it comes to the most prolific sauce in Argentina, chimichurri wins hands down. Recipes vary between kitchens throughout the nation, but it remains a firm favorite for barbecues and an integral part of Argentina’s dining culture. Here’s why you should try chimichurri, Argentina’s most famous condiment.

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Classic Argentina Desserts and Where to Try Them

argentina desserts
8 minutos

If there’s one thing you must learn about Argentina before visiting, it’s how much the locals love sugary treats. If you’ve got a similarly sweet tooth, then make sure you get your teeth around these six classic Argentina desserts.

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5 Intriguing Animals in Argentina and Where to Find Them

animals in argentina
8 minutos

As a country that covers over 107 million sq.-miles (2.78 km²), it should come as no surprise that a huge variety of wildlife inhabit different parts of the Argentine countryside. Ranging from the world’s largest rodent to parrots that burrow in rocky cliffs to nest, these five animals in Argentina prove why this nation is […]

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Top 5 Argentine Patagonia Highlights Not to Miss

Argentine Patagonia
9 minutos

An area that encompasses the southern regions of Chile and Argentina, Patagonia covers over 260,000-sq. miles (673,000-sq. km). It is for this reason that it’s difficult to see all of the ten highlights on this list in one holiday. Depending upon the length of your vacation, it’s wise to concentrate on one region or plan […]

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Quebrada de Humahuaca and Other Unmissable Sights in Jujuy Province

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6 minutos

Located close to the Chilean and Bolivian borders in the northwest of Argentina, the Jujuy Province is where the otherworldly, rainbow colored rocks of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Quebrada de Humahuaca can be found. While this colorful landscape is the most remarkable feature of the region, visitors will also be delighted by the picture-perfect colonial towns […]

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