Cosmopolitan capital Buenos Aires is gateway to all Argentina. The large triangle-shaped country is as long as the U.S. is wide and at times seems almost as if it's a continent in itself. There's nearly everything here a visitor could want.
In Argentina today one may dine on what is absolutely the world's best beef, "summer ski" at Bariloche in the idyllic Lake Region, play in the world's largest casino in Mar del Plata, or climb the highest mountain in all the Americas - 22,834 Ft. Mt. Aconcagua.
Here, too, one may tango the night away in the land where it was born. This is also home of the gaucho and his pampas, the wilds of Patagonia, majestic Iguassu Falls, and the world's southernmost city (and airport) Ushuaia.
Argentina is also becoming an increasingly important gateway to the White Continent - Antarctica.
Mendoza, Argentina's prime wine producing area, in late autumn is beautiful. The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, the harvest is over and the wineries, as always, are happy to provide Read more>>
After a spectacular scenic drive through the Andes from Santiago to Mendoza I approached a dirt track. Veering off the highway I drove past expansive vineyards and followed a small creek lin Read more>>
When travelers come to Buenos Aires they are often seduced before they arrive with images of tango dancers enveloped in each otherís arms in dark smoky halls. The reality is often far differ Read more>>
Tango tourism is big in Buenos Aires. Go to certain milongas (tango dances) and you will see numerous tourists dancing among the locals. These tourists often start dancing in their own count Read more>>