4 side trips from Buenos Aires

(TripAdvisor) You could fill up weeks exploring Buenos Aires. I know—it’s my home. But there’s also so much to explore just beyond this city’s borders. The city backs onto the Río de la Plata and fans out in a “C” shape toward the west, with tons of bite-size escapes within its curved arms. From the […]

Discover where locals travel in Argentina

(Lonely Planet) Where Locals Go features under-the-radar holiday destinations that are often overlooked by visitors but cherished by locals. Here, we ask three experts on Argentina for their top picks. Breathtaking Patagonian wilderness surrounds Ushuaia, a 3.5-hour flight south of Buenos Aires. This water lover adores staying at Arakur, located atop Cerro Alarkén, for its fabulous in/out swimming pool […]

Five stunning days in Mendoza

(Decanter) There are said to be about 880 bodegas in Mendoza, ensuring that Argentina’s elevated western province has long been a destination of choice for wine lovers. Vineyards here range from about 430m to 2,000m altitude, and while Malbec rules the roost, an ever-growing cast of varieties such as Semillon, Pinot Noir and the Criolla grapes (principally Torrontés, Criolla Chica, Criolla Grande […]

Serious monkey business – how a Buenos Aires bar developed the best service in the world

(50 Best blog) As part of the build-up to The World’s 50 Best Bars 2023 awards ceremony in Singapore on 17th October, the first accolade goes to Buenos Aires’ Tres Monos, which is recognised with the prestigious Michter’s Art of Hospitality Award. Sorrel Moseley-Williams speaks to the team about how they converted monkeying around into a benchmark for outstanding […]

Humo Negro, el izakaya colombiano donde todo es posible

(Fine Dining Lovers) espués de pasar una década trabajando fuera de su Colombia natal en cocinas como Fäviken, en Suecia, y Ca Sento, en Japón, Jaime Torregrosa volvió a casa con un título del Basque Culinary Center bajo el brazo y entró como jefe de cocina en El Chato. Hace dos años se marchó para abrir su primer restaurante, Humo Negro, donde combina un servicio […]

New takes on cachaça

(Drinks International) Sorrel Moseley-Williams finds bartenders experimenting to expand the use of Brazil’s national spirit beyond the Caipirinha. Cachaça, Brazil’s favourite spirit – freshly-pressed sugarcane juice that’s fermented and distilled – is more commonly known as the base to the popular Caipirinha, but in fact Rabo de Galo is the Brazilian drink on everyone’s lips […]