Carnaval in Argentina, a weekend to remember

One of the main events on the South American calendar is Carnaval, a weekend of huge parties all over the continent. Many travelers may be familiar with the world’s most famous carnivals in Brazil, mainly in Rio de Janeiro but also in Salvador and Recife. Often referred to by Brazilian’s as the “Greatest Show on […]
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Celebrating the holidays in Argentina

For those from the Northern Hemisphere, Christmas in the south can be slightly anticlimactic. No snow and sweltering temperatures are probably the least festive conditions in the world. But it’s just a matter of adjusting your perspective, because who wouldn’t want to spend the holidays in the sun when everyone is freezing at home?! So […]
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A Day In The Country – Carlos Keen and Fortin Frias

Spend any amount of time in the Argentine capital and you will hear people talk about “el campo”. “El campo” translates to “the countryside”, which can be found in all its sprawling glory just an hour or so outside of the capital in the province of Buenos Aires. It’s one of the most remarkable things […]
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The incredible flora and fauna of Misiones

The area of Misiones in north eastern Argentina is one of the most diverse biospheres in the world. The heavily rainforested province is home to the Iguazu Falls, a collection of more than 250 waterfalls that straddle the border of Argentina and Brazil and were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. And while […]
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Spring in Argentina

While Argentina can be visited all year round, there is no better time to come than springtime. Temperatures are perfect; the humidity of the summer is nowhere to be seen, and neither are the mosquitoes that come with it, making city and country ideal for eating, drinking and relaxing al fresco. The jacaranda and plane […]
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San Ignacio Ruins, Misiones

Nestled in amongst the Paraguayan and Brazilian borders in north-eastern Argentina is the landlocked peninsula of terrain that makes up the Argentine province of Misiones. Misiones is probably most notable for being the home of the famous Iguazu Falls, 275 impressive waterfalls that are formed when the Iguazu River cascades over a semi-circular precipice that […]
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The fascinating story of Eva Peron

Argentina is the birthplace of many notable characters – Maradona, Pope Francis, Christina Kirchner and Lionel Messi, to name but a few. But perhaps the most well-known Argentine figure is Eva Peron, more commonly known as Evita. Evita was the second wife of Juan Peron, the three-time president of Argentina. As a presidential pairing of […]
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Architecture in Buenos Aires

One of the things that people first notice about Buenos Aires is the architecture. Often referred to as the Paris of the South, the wide avenues and tree lined-streets give the city a distinctly European feel and set it apart from many other major South American cities. While Buenos Aires may not be on a […]
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