On Jan. 14, 1897, Matthias Zurbriggen reached the summit of the Aconcagua, the first of many to conquer the Stone Sentinel, the translation for its Quechua name, Ackon Cahuak. While it is, indeed, an admirable feat, and one that several embark upon every year, it’s not necessary to have such a lofty goal to enjoy the Aconcagua’s […]
Category: Things To Do
August 3, 2014
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.
June 16, 2014
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.
May 19, 2014
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.
March 24, 2014
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.
February 24, 2014
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.