A Trip to Salta

Salta is the most colonial of cities in Argentina and the surrounding landscape and indigenous small pueblos make a visit of at least a week well worthwhile. Guest blogger Tracy Johnson recommends a few places to stay and eat in the city and two amazing circuits to experience Salta's stunning nature.

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Puerto Madero Reflections

Rowing in Buenos Aires

The Yacht Club Puerto Madero rents out boats for rowing so we headed over there to get the lowdown on prices and policies. Watch our video or read the blog post to find out if you really can rent a boat and row through the port.

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Buenos Aires Skyline
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Rainy Day Activities in Buenos Aires

What to do on a rainy day in Buenos Aires? We've listed six rainy day activities that range from relaxing in a spa to visiting Buenos Aires' most amazing bookstore, El Ateneo.

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Les Anciens Combattants

Restaurant Review: Les Anciens Combattants

This is by far the best French cuisine I've had outside of France. Not only do they serve seafood, which is rare in Buenos Aires, the setting, service, and presentation were all exceptional. Les Anciens Combattants is in my top 10.

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La Reserva Ecologica
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La Reserva Ecológica

The absolute best way to see the river (Rio de la Plata) in Buenos Aires is spending the day in the Ecological Reserve (Reserva Ecologico). Picnic, ride a bike, hike, enjoy the plants and flower with views of the river.

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La Peña del Colorado

Live folklore shows and a rowdy crowd make La Peña del Colorado one of our favorite spots in town. Argentinean folklore features amazing guitar players with talented criollo singers. Order the pinguino, but make sure you get some soda to go with it.

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Tango Shoes
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Tango Classes at Tango Brujo

I should begin by pointing out that I don't know how to dance tango. I think it's amazing though and I'd love to learn. So when my mom and niece were coming to visit, I decided it was time to take a couple of classes with people who know as little as I do and [...]

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Cooking with Teresita

We went to the town of Adrogue for a cooking class where Teresita taught us to make the best beef and corn empanadas I've ever had. We loved Teresita, loved her home, and devoured the empanadas.

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San Telmo Loft is a boutique vacation rental service in Buenos Aires. We've hand picked each apartment in our small collection so that you don't have to spend hours weeding through the blah and mundane. Quirky and stylish, comfortable and quiet (a big plus in this noisy city), each listing is well-located and comes with our stamp of approval.

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