Buenos Aires, Argentina – Cuisine at Las Cabras

This Tip is provided by our English Explorer, Alex Taylor. The culture in BA was different to anywhere else I’d ever been. The streets were very European, the spoken Spanish was easier to understand, and the meats and wines were incredible. Despite there being thousands of restaurants to choose from in and around the city,…

Perito Moreno, Argentina – One of The Most Impressive Glaciers

Patagonia is a region of land in southern Argentina and Chile. This area boasts some of the most serene landscapes on the planet, as well as world-class low elevation hiking. Despite it’s attractiveness, this area remains one of the lowest population densities on the globe. When you’re here you’ve come a long way south, so…

Chile Chico, Chile – Unexpected Patagonia

If you visit Patagonia, from Ushuaia to the north, you will get to pass through the Chile-Argentina frontier. An obliged stop-over (going from El Calafate or El Chalten to Puerto Rio Tranquillo and visit the Marble Caves) is to go to Chile Chico. This village, trim and picturesque (but not touristic, as the similar Argentinian villages…

Buenos Aires – The Latino Sandwich Secret

This Tip has been suggested by our South America based Explorer: Katharine Biggs Known for its European vibes, it’s easy to get lost in the charm of Buenos Aires. If you’re like me and most travellers, and find yourself here on a tight budget then you should definitely head to Latino Sandwich, a small but…

Cabo Polonio, Uruguay – A Hidden Hamlet

South America is a big continent with so many destinations to choose from, and Uruguay is often overlooked as one of those destinations. Overshadowed by its bigger neighbors, Argentina and Brazil, Uruguay struggles with its tourism. But its small-scale tourism makes it the perfect place to visit now. Along Ruta 10 there is a turn…

Buenos Aires – Dazzling Dinner

In Puerto Madero, you can have whatever type of New Years Eve you’re looking for. From dinners to discos to family friendly fireworks, there’s something for everyone. For couples, the area has numerous restaurants for a delicious meal. Chila has a good reputation year-round, and although pricey, is highly rated for the spread they provide on the…

Buenos Aires – Get Away Like The Locals

New Years away from the city. Beach vacations in Uruguay top the list of popular getaways. Others don’t leave the country, but still flood the Atlantic coast.  For a city known for its party atmosphere, this holiday is fairly laid-back. Since so many locals go elsewhere, bars and restaurants are frequently closed on the 31st. If…

Buenos Aires – Boogie On Down

Tango began in the lower-class neighborhoods of Buenos Aires. It eventually spread and evolved into what it is today. It’s not just any other dance though. Tango is a portrayal of Buenos Aires and its people. If you’d rather admire the skills of others than bust a move yourself, attending a tango show on New Years Eve…