Located in Argentina’s Andean northwest, the province of Salta is where you can literally touch the clouds. High mountain valleys, lush cloud forests and dramatic desserts are only a sampling of what the avid adventurer will find in Salta. In case you’re still not sold on the idea, here are seven reasons to visit Salta.
Travelers would probably not pass through the small town of Puerto Iguazú if it weren’t for the world-famous waterfalls nearby. Although it may not rate as a destination in itself, there are several things to see and do in Puerto Iguazú, enough to warrant a one or two-day stay.
Some head to Mendoza for the fine wine; some head there for adventure sports in the Andes. But whatever the reason may be, one thing is certain: Mendoza does not disappoint. With its variety of hotels, restaurants and services, the city of Mendoza, capital of the province, is the most logical homebase from which to explore the region. But before you grab your backpack and head out of town in search of adventure, you might want to check out what the city itself has to offer.
In Argentina, ‘Mendoza’ is practically synonymous to ‘wine country’. The region produces the renowned Argentine Malbec, as well as countless other varieties of Argentine wine. And though the wine is typically in the spotlight, there are plenty of other things you can do in Mendoza.
The only thing that tops sipping some Argentine Malbec at a bodega is doing it with the Andes Mountains as the backdrop. Mendoza is the top wine-producing region in the country so a trip to the area should be first on any wine lover’s list of things to do in Argentina. Here are some tips for wine tasting in Mendoza.
With its promise of rich wine, tasty meat and long nights filled with the melancholy strains of a tango, plenty of travelers come to Buenos Aires. And while there is more to see and do in the city than you could possibly fit within a lifetime, you simply can’t come all the way to Buenos […]