Friday, July 25, 2014

Discover the Dinosaurs of Argentina

The history of man in Argentina is well documented – it dances through the colorful streets of La Boca,… [more]

Discover the Dinosaurs of Argentina Discover the Dinosaurs of Argentina

Fundación Proa: A Panorama of Contempo Art in La Boca

A colorful neighborhood history and contemporary art beautifully collide at Fundación Proa, La Boca’s… [more]

Fundación Proa: A Panorama of Contempo Art in La Boca Fundación Proa: A Panorama of Contempo Art in La Boca

Lionel Messi — Argentine Soccer’s New Messiah

Argentina’s Lionel Messi was passed over for 2013's Ballon D’Or, the 'Golden Ball' award given to… [more]

Lionel Messi — Argentine Soccer’s New Messiah Lionel Messi -- Argentine Soccer's New Messiah

The Old Patagonian Express Today

The Old Patagonian Express is advertised as 'a journey through the landscape and time.' The train ride… [more]

The Old Patagonian Express Today The Old Patagonian Express Today

Iguazú Falls: The Fury of Nature

When faced with nature’s brute strength and grandeur at Iguazú Falls, it’s easy to understand why… [more]

Iguazú Falls: The Fury of Nature Iguazú Falls: The Fury of Nature

Bariloche

La Cueva — A Gourmet Dining Adventure in Bariloche La Cueva — A Gourmet Dining Adventure in Bariloche

La Cueva restaurant is one of the most exclusive and adventurous,... 


Cerro Catedral — South America’s Budget Tahoe Cerro Catedral — South America’s Budget Tahoe

Catedral Alta Patagonia in the vast winter playland of Argentina’s... 


Hostel Inn Bariloche Hostel Inn Bariloche

Hostel Inn Bariloche may not be the absolute cheapest or most... 


Friends Restaurant — 24-Hour Eatery Friends Restaurant — 24-Hour Eatery

Friends in downtown Bariloche is a festive eatery that serves... 


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Cafés

Las Violetas: Elegance in Almagro Las Violetas: Elegance in Almagro

Historic and elegant, Las Violetas café, patisserie and restaurant... 


Bar Británico — San Telmo’s Historic 24-Hour Hangout Bar Británico — San Telmo’s Historic 24-Hour Hangout

Among the mythical dive bars of Buenos Aires is San Telmo’s... 


Nonna Bianca—Grandma’s Gelato in San Telmo Nonna Bianca—Grandma’s Gelato in San Telmo

For ice cream in San Telmo, near Plaza Dorrego area, skip the... 


La Poesía – A Literary Cafe in San Telmo La Poesía – A Literary Cafe in San Telmo

Do you remember the cafe La Poesía, that magic night in San... 


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History

The Real La Boca — Barrio of Solidarity The Real La Boca — Barrio of Solidarity

La Boca is a major sightseeing hot spot in Buenos Aires, but visitors rarely stay here at night. The ‘hit-and-run’ style tourism in the southern neighborhood causes some to write it off as a gimmicky tourist trap. If you peak behind the colorful façades though, La Boca is one of Buenos Aires’ most authentic barrios and it has been for a long... [Read more of this review]


The Caudillo Argentino — From Rosas to Néstor Kirchner The Caudillo Argentino — From Rosas to Néstor Kirchner

Ex-president, Néstor Kirchner, who passed away October 27, 2010 was the latest in a long line of charismatic and single-minded leaders who have shaped Argentina’s history since independence. In the ragged history of Argentine politics, he was part of a phenomenon which remains constant amongst all the turmoil -– the figure of the all-powerful... [Read more of this review]


Maradona — Goal of the Century Maradona — Goal of the Century

  The World Cup and The Hand of God Diego Maradona appeared in four World Cup tournaments— more than any other Argentinian. He had his moments in 1982 as a youngster and in 1994 as a veteran and cunningly helped his team to the final in Italy ‘90, but the tournament that will forever be associated with the name Diego Maradona was Mexico 1986. A... [Read more of this review]


The Irish in Argentina The Irish in Argentina

“The first thing to note is that in my son’s veins flowed the blood of the Irish rebels.” —Ernesto Guevara Lynch, speaking of his son, Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara.Everyone knows the iconic image of Argentina’s Che Guevara, but few know that the revolutionary was of Irish heritage, along with roughly a half a million Irish descendants... [Read more of this review]


Italians & La Dolce Vita in Argentina Italians & La Dolce Vita in Argentina

They say that Argentines are Italians who happen to speak Spanish. With several waves of immigrants arriving from the boot-shaped nation since Argentina won independence from Spain, it seems every second person here has an Italian surname, and of those who don’t, most will have an uncle or a grandmother hailing from Genoa, Sicily, Friuli or thereabouts.... [Read more of this review]


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