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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

chimichurri argentina
8 minutos

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

humahuaca
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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Meet The 4 Famous Argentinians Celebrated For Their Adventures

famous argentinians
7 minutos

The first Europeans to discover Argentina and Patagonia, such as Spaniard Juan Díaz de Solis and Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan, may be some of the best known explorers of the region. However, numerous famous Argentinians have been celebrated for their adventures in and around Argentina, finding themselves a place in the history books.

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Unmissable Things to Do in Bohemian El Bolson, Argentina

el bolson
6 minutos

Situated on the banks of the Rio Quemquemtreu, the charming little town of El Bolsón is sometimes missed by the tourists who flock to the chocolate shops and restaurants of nearby Bariloche.

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