Few natural sights in Argentina are as majestic as Iguazu Falls. Located on the Iguazu River, the falls are shared by two countries – the Argentine side, which is reached from Puerto Iguazu, Misiones and the Brazilian side, which is reached from the town of Foz do Iguaçu. Awe-inspiring misty forests, dramatic drops and a […]
Few sports get infuse Argentines with such passion and devotion as football (soccer) and watching a game in Buenos Aires is a highlight for many visitors to the city. Even non-football enthusiasts can’t fail to be swept up in the excitement of match day – Argentine football games are renowned for their unrivalled atmosphere, with fans screaming, chanting and singing throughout the game and the energy levels as high off pitch as they are on.
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.