Exploring Buenos Aires
One of the first things to contemplate is where in Argentina to begin exploring. This depends on your preference: would you like to be in a quiet, tranquil place or a bustling city? Buenos Aires has a bit of something for everyone and is an excellent place to begin your trip. A bustling city of nearing 3 million people, it has been called the ‘Paris of South America’ and is the birthplace of tango.
It’s perfect for a honeymoon or romantic gettaway! The luxury Faena Hotel and Universe is world renowned for its design and delectable fine dining. El Mercado offers guest an intimate, warm dining experience inspired by old european markets and the trattoria-style cantinas of Buenos Aires, Basking in the heat from their clay oven, you can enjoy the most delicious traditional dishes argentina has to offer, made with natural products and seasonal produce.
The Tranquil Countryside
If you are seeking some rest and relaxation instead of music and dance, consider spending your trip sipping wine in Argentina’s ‘Napa ‘Valley’. Attracting wine enthusiasts from around the world, this region of Argentina offers the perfect combination of solitude and gastronomy that will make your trip one that you remember for a lifetime. Mendoza — Latin America’s largest winemaking region-is situated about 600 miles west of Buenos Aires. The province is home to more than 800 wineries. Mendoza and wine have been linked since the 1550s when Spanish settlers brought vineyard cuttings from Chile. Raices Aconcagua hotel has a luxury feel yet isn’t too heavy on a traveler’s wallet. The superb restaurants in the region offer cuisines from around the world, from local delicacies to Italian delights. Lares de Chacras is a hotel with an exceptional restaurant and fine dining experience that includes filte mingnon and a selection of pastas. They take pleasure in their large wine collection that will suit any budget and palate. Kato Cafe is another hip place for drinks and has free wifi.
When To Go
By now you are probably ready to book your tickets and give South American travel a go! So, when is the best time to visit such a vibrant country? The World Tango Festival is held every October and draws travelers from around the world who seek to learn more about tango. Octoberfest is celebrated around the same time. The Mendoza Wine Harvest Festival is held early March and is a popular event for wine enthusiasts. All in all, there is no perfect time to visit Argentina as year round it has events and festivals that are sure to offer travelers memories that will last for a lifetime.