Archive for the ‘Argentina Travel’ Category

Mendoza, Argentina’s Wine Country

Mendoza, Argentina's Wine Country

Located in the desert Cuyo region in western Argentina, Mendoza is the center of the country’s world-renowned wine industry. Despite its very dry region, grapes are grown in the city through its extensive artificial irrigation system called “acequias,” making it an ideal environment to process Mendoza’s famous wines. Mendoza is a bustling city lined with […]

Cordoba, Argentina: A Mix of Old and New

Cordoba, Argentina: A Mix of Old and New

Cordoba is Argentina’s second-largest city and it is also one of the most visited locations in the country, mainly because of its fascinating mix of the old and new. It is known by its nickname “La Docta” due to its many universities and scientific institutes, not to mention its four municipal galleries. And since around […]

Gay Tourism in Buenos Aires

Gay Tourism in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires prides itself as one of the most open-minded cities in South America, so it is unsurprising why it has become a popular destination for gay travelers, particularly from Europe and North America. But unlike the gay playground that are Castro (in San Francisco) and Chelsea (in New York), gay men and women socialize […]

Getting Around Buenos Aires

Getting Around Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires’ public transport system is very commendable except for the usual surge of crowds come rush hour. Although its metro railway system is not large, it does cover most tourist attractions of this charming city. It also has a multitude of bus routes and suburban railways that commuters often use.If you are planning to spend a day traveling around Buenos Aires, here are some things you need to know.The zoning is easy to navigate – Most of the city streets intersect into equal squares, wi…

Things to Do in Buenos Aires

Things to Do in Buenos Aires

Officially called “Autonomous City of Buenos Aires” or “Capital Federal”, Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina and one of the largest as well as one of the “most European” cities in South America. The name is is a Spanish phrase meaning “fair winds”. It is a very stylish city with many interesting building dating from the nineteenth century. The people living in this city are called “porteños” (people from the port).Here are some things you need to know when traveling in Buenos Aires.Don’t b…