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 […]

Wining and dining in Mendoza’s bodegas

(Fine Dining Lovers) Mendoza, Argentina’s best-known wine-making region, has long been popular with the Malbec-sipping set who yearn for lazy lunches paired with vineyard vistas. A short 90-minute flight from the capital city Buenos Aires, Mendoza is a year-round destination thanks to the fun-packed late summer vendimia (grape harvest festivities), scaling summits such as the southern hemisphere’s […]

The Best New Hotels In The World 2023: SB Winemaker’s House and Spa Suites, Mendoza

(Condé Nast Traveler) Why book?  Wellness and wine blend together at this centenary property impeccably refurbished by enologist Susana Balbo and her daughter in Mendoza, Argentina. Set the scene The latest addition to Mendoza’s constellation of luxury hotels is set in Chacras de Coria, a traditional vineyard region that, over time, has slowly been urbanized. Bearing that […]

Piluccare a tutte le ore: il boom di Buenos Aires

(Identità Golose) Buenos Aires è il paradiso dei piluccatori [grazer, ndt]. Proprio come gli Aberdeen Angus che si rimpinzano nelle pampas della Capitale, così i foodlover possono godersi gli interessantissimi indirizzi che punteggiano l’intera città. I porteños, gli abitanti di Buenos Aires, sono animali sociali: si parte con colazione a base di caffè e dolcetti, poi un giro di yerba mate per riprendere le energie […]

Ontmoeting tussen culturen

(Culinaire Saisonnier) Deze rivaliteit tussen de steden gaat terug tot de Middeleeuwen en de 14e-eeuwseSlag van Zappolino, maar tegenwoordig draait eerder om snelle auto’s en voetbal- uitslagen. Tussen deze grappen door zijner genoeg mogelijkheden om culturele bruggen te blijven slaan en dat kan door samen te koken, zegt Massimo Bottura, chef-kok van Osteria Francescana, het […]

Where to Eat in Mérida and Yucatán

(Fine Dining Lovers) Mexicans take food seriously, and given the strong Mayan culinary culture with Spanish and Lebanese influences in the Yucatán, Mérida is an obvious destination to host Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022. Mexico’s traditional cuisine and milpa agriculture was named Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2010, thanks to “its ritual practices, age-old skills, culinary techniques and […]

Go List 2023: Puerto Iguazú

(Fodor’s) Get wet and wild in Argentina’s subtropical national park that’s home to one of the world’s natural wonders, the Iguazú Waterfalls. There’s nothing like a brush with nature, and in the case of Iguazú National Park’s most majestic cascade, the Devil’s Throat, waterfalls plunge down 262 feet, lightly baptizing you with a spray of droplets. […]

A truly massive Maradona mural has been unveiled in South America

(Time Out) Footballing legend Diego Maradona was always larger than life – so it’s only fitting that an absolutely huge mural of the Argentinian superstar has been unveiled in Buenos Aires ahead of this year’s World Cup. Measuring an epic 45 metres high by 40 metres wide, the immense mural was unveiled on October 30, which would have been Maradona’s sixty-second birthday. It took a […]