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  • 15 Spectacular things to do in Argentina

    15 Spectacular things to do in Argentina

    October 3rd, 2018Rachel Lawrence
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    Argentina is a vast and varied land of cosmopolitan cities, wide-open plains, eerie glaciers, snow-capped peaks, and lush wetland groves. At 2,780,400 km2 km, it’s the eighth largest country in the world, and one of the few countries in South America with lasting European influences. You’ll find everything from Germanic towns like Bariloche, to villages... Read more »

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  • Mendoza: 9 outdoor activities in Argentina’s adventure capital

    Mendoza: 9 outdoor activities in Argentina’s adventure capital

    August 29th, 2018Ros Walford
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    Travellers on a tour of Argentina often zip through the city of Mendoza, pausing only long enough to down a glass of Malbec at the famed vineyards before rushing to their next bucket-list location. Adventure travellers are missing out: the region – even containing the highest mountain in South America – is one of the best places... Read more »

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  • Beyond steak: how to order like a local in Buenos Aires

    Beyond steak: how to order like a local in Buenos Aires

    April 20th, 2016Daniel Neilson
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    Buenos Aires is often associated with steaks, but they are far from the most common cut served up in the parrillas (meat restaurants) of Argentina‘s capital. In fact, many of the cuts are different from the European or North American standards. It’s often the tastier (and cheaper) bits of beef – and a fair amount of offal – that is... Read more »

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  • 15 things everyone learns backpacking South America

    15 things everyone learns backpacking South America

    March 2nd, 2016Steph Dyson
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    South America has become a favoured destination for the intrepid backpacker, and while it’s impressive in the astounding diversity of its nations, there are a number of universal lessons that every traveller will learn at some point during their time here. So whether you fell foul of altitude or accepted that you – inevitably – suck... Read more »

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  • Why Córdoba is Argentina’s most underrated region

    Why Córdoba is Argentina’s most underrated region

    February 24th, 2016Shafik Meghji
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    Although long popular with Argentine tourists, Córdoba Province receives few foreign visitors, despite being one of the most diverse parts of the country. This underrated region is home to hip cities, kitsch Germania, iconic revolutionaries, skydiving hubs, UFO-spotters, and perhaps the finest horse riding on the continent. Because its capital is getting cool The capital of... Read more »

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  • The subtropical river system just 30 minutes from Buenos Aires

    The subtropical river system just 30 minutes from Buenos Aires

    February 19th, 2016Shafik Meghji
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    Just outside Buenos Aires, Argentina is one of South America’s most unexpected landscapes – the Paraná Delta. Part of the continent’s second largest river system, it is accessed via a Victorian-style toy train and the town of Tigre, an idiosyncratic cross between England’s Henley-on-Thames and Italy’s Venice.            With a population... Read more »

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  • 8 must-visit places in South America you’ve probably never heard of

    8 must-visit places in South America you’ve probably never heard of

    February 15th, 2016Steph Dyson
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    Access to even some of the more remote parts of South America has improved in the past few decades, establishing a now well-etched tourist trail. But if you want to escape the crowds and make a beeline for an unexplored South American treasure, look no further than this list of the places you’ve never heard... Read more »

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  • The man who accidentally picked up a pet penguin in Uruguay

    The man who accidentally picked up a pet penguin in Uruguay

    November 13th, 2015Lottie Gross
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    Tom Michell, author of The Penguin Lessons, was an intrepid but fairly ordinary 23 year old when he travelled to Argentina in the 1970s to teach English in a boys’ school. But on one school break, in which he travelled through Brazil and Uruguay, he picked up an unusual companion… Here’s the story of how it... Read more »

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  • Around the world in 20 dances

    Around the world in 20 dances

    October 16th, 2014Neil McQuillian
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  • Incredible forests of the world

    Incredible forests of the world

    October 3rd, 2014Alison Roberts
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  • Twenty places to make you feel insignificant

    Twenty places to make you feel insignificant

    August 27th, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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    French novelist Gustave Flaubert once said: “Travelling makes one modest – you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world”. With this in mind, here are twenty daunting and spectacular places around the world that might make you feel a little small. Easter Island, Chile A trip to see Easter Island’s moai lined up on... Read more »

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  • How to be an Antarctic explorer

    How to be an Antarctic explorer

    August 8th, 2014Emma Thomson
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    This year marks the centenary of Ernest Shackleton’s expedition on board his ship Endurance to Antarctica. In an age when most people found a trip to Blackpool thrilling enough, he was setting off for Antarctica in a wooden schooner – not once, but four times. What bravery, madness and skills are required to explore Earth’s greatest southern... Read more »

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