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What’s The Skinny on Argentine Beef?
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What’s The Skinny on Argentine Beef?

Welcome to the Southern Hemisphere, Matt! As our fearless Expeditioner was kind enough to mention yesterday, my name is Hal and I’m currently calling Buenos Aires home. To be honest, it doesn’t feel quite like home yet, as I’ve only been in the BsAs a total of 6 nights so […]

Almost Fall: Time To Plan Your Trip To Argentina
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Almost Fall: Time To Plan Your Trip To Argentina

The bad news: fall (and therefore winter) is around the corner. The good news: it’s just about that time to start thinking about travel to South America, where the second-half of the year is arguably the best time to visit. This is especially true for travel to Argentina’s Mendoza region, […]

Buenos Aires: Paris Of The 1920′s?
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Buenos Aires: Paris Of The 1920′s?

Having just finished rereading “A Moveable Feast,” it’s enticing to think that there’s a place on Earth right now that may have that same spirit that Paris did for the “Lost Generation,” a time when the French capital was cheap, artist-friendly, and ground zero for ex-pats in pursuit of their […]

Sleep With Francis Ford Coppola While In Buenos Aires
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Sleep With Francis Ford Coppola While In Buenos Aires

It’s no secret that famed director Francis Ford Coppola is a big fan of Argentina, Buenos Aires specifically. So much so that he now calls the country home; his next movie, Tetro (don’t worry, Sophia is not in it), was filmed in and is based in Buenos Aires; and he […]

Top 10 Spots For Coffee In Buenos Aires
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Top 10 Spots For Coffee In Buenos Aires

The Guardian’s collected their 10 favorite cafes in Buenos Aires to sit back and do what the Porteños do best: leisurely eat and drink. I can’t think of many other places in the world that has perfected the practice of doing just that, with meals stretching for hours on end […]

Where’s The Best Town To Stay In To Explore Patagonia?
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Where’s The Best Town To Stay In To Explore Patagonia?

Perfect for exploring Parque Nacional Los Glaciares in Argentine Patagonia, the small village of El Chaltén offers explorers the opportunity to make day trips throughout Argentina’s second largest national park, as Robert finds out in this article. Within a day’s hike you can gaze at one of the world’s premier […]

Drop The Attitude, You’re In Mendoza Wine Country
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Drop The Attitude, You’re In Mendoza Wine Country

Mendoza offers all the quality wines, scenic vistas and epicurean escapism as its sister wine-growing regions — Bordeaux and Napa — but good luck getting an up-close, intimate experience while in either of those two places. As Laura learns while exploring the region in this BT piece, ” . . […]

Buenos Aires Poised For The Return Of The Mondeda
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Buenos Aires Poised For The Return Of The Mondeda

As has been widely reported during the last few months, it’s been almost impossible to find Monedas (one peso coins) in Buenos Aires for various reasons, but mainly due to their necessity to ride the city’s buses. Well it looks like BA’s upgrading and instituting an electronic ticketing system, which […]

Buenos Aires On Zero Pesos A Day
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Buenos Aires On Zero Pesos A Day

As the Traveler points out, Buenos Aires is pretty cheap for most foreigners anyways ($1 equals about 3 1/2 Argentine pesos as of today, 4.8 for one British pound) but for the real cheapskate, myself included (not by choice) BA has a ton of things to see and do for […]

Is Argentina Really Running Out Of Money?
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Is Argentina Really Running Out Of Money?

It’s true. Slate’s Joe Keohane’s was recently down in Buenos Aires for the holiday where he stumbled upon a curious financial phenomenal creating annoyance (and even some savings) in the streets of Argentina: they’re running of money. Well, the one-peso coin to be exact, which is a big deal when […]

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