Category: Argentina

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city. Its center is the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace. Other major….

Penguins

Patagonia is a region encompassing the vast southernmost tip of South America, shared by Argentina and Chile and it’s home to four penguin species, the Magellanic, Humboldt, Gentoo, and King….

Iguazu Falls

Situated in Iguazu National Park, some 20 km from Puerto Iguazú in the north of the province of Misiones, Argentina, the Iguazu Falls are shared by Brazil and Argentina. The….

Asado

In Argentina, meals are an important affair. Large families along with friends and neighbors enjoy each other’s company all the more with a delicious feast to share, giving rise to….

Caminito

Located in La Boca, a neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Caminito (little path, in Spanish) is a street museum comprising colorfully painted houses typical of the immigrant dwellings that….

Ushuaia

Ushuaia is the main town of the island of Tierra del Fuego in Argentina and serves as an embarkation/disembarkation port for our Antarctic cruise passengers. It was initially founded by….

Cafayate

Argentina’s second center for quality wine production, Cafayate is a popular tourist destination but still has a tranquil small-town feel. It’s a good-looking territory, with the green of the vines….

Flag of Argentina

The flag of Argentina is a triband, composed of three equally full horizontal bands colored light blue and white with a yellow in the center and it’s twice as wide….

Laguna Brava

Laguna Brava is a nature reserve in Argentina created in 1980 for the preservation of vicuñas and guanacos, which were endangered species. This reserve with an area of four thousand….

Tango

Buenos Aires Argentina is the international mecca of tango. The dance and its accompanying music were born here and the city claims its spot as the number one place in….

Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert and altiplano (high plain) of Northern Chile and Northwest Argentina provide some of the most geographically breathtaking landscapes and culturally rich regions in South America. Pre-Columbian history….

Gauchos

According to Commodore Juan Jose Guiraldes, the late founder of the Confederación Gaucha Argentina, between 1550 and 1750 some men made their living killing wild cattle that roamed the Pampas….

Empanadas

Empanadas are hand-sized savory pies that can be found all over South America. In Argentina, every province has its variety. All follow the same basic culinary guideline, a soft pocket….

Glaciers in Argentina

The most massive glaciers in the Southern Hemisphere outside of Antarctica can be found in Patagonia in Argentina. Just seeing the glaciers is a great reason to visit Patagonia. The….