The Gaucho Spirit of the Pampas
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The Gaucho Spirit of the Pampas

“People from the city would think I’m a gaucho,” says Sebastian Goñi, the owner of Candeleria del Monte estancia, with a laugh. He was born a Buenos Aires city boy but always felt more connected to his family’s ranch in the Pampas, Argentina countryside. So ten years ago he quit his job in marketing and…

You Know You’re in Argentina When…
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You Know You’re in Argentina When…

Argentina may be the most well-rounded country out there. World-class cities, extreme mountain peaks, world wonder waterfalls, epic glaciers, and coveted vineyards…we fell in love with it all in our 5,969 miles (plus 2,365 miles by flight) traveling around this massive country. Not without its quirks, you know you are on the one-and-only Argentina when……

Mendoza: Wine. Mountains. Magic.
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Mendoza: Wine. Mountains. Magic.

Mountain climbing, river rafting, and winemaking is what Mendoza, Argentina does best…and what could be better? The fertile foothills of the Andes were calling our name so we set out for five days of adventure with ample breaks for wine and relaxation at Entre Cielos.) Day one we hit the ground running from our overnight…

Road Trip! Seven Lakes Loop
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Road Trip! Seven Lakes Loop

Friends, music, picnics, pitstops, car games, scenery, and silliness…there is nothing quiet like a good road trip. And to make it all the more amazing (for my birthday, no less) my dear friend Yessica and her sister Erin flew in from NYC to journey with us around Argentina’s gorgeous Seven Lakes Loop. Here the lakes…

El Chaltén: Hippy Heaven
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El Chaltén: Hippy Heaven

Argentina’s granola town of El Chaltén is a backpackers’ paradise. Made almost entirely of gear shops, vegetarian restaurants, and breweries, it exists for no other reason but to access and adore Mount Fitz Roy (mountain peaks so rugged Patagonia outdoor gear used them as the icon for their logo). Trails peel off from every corner…

Reaching the End of the World
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Reaching the End of the World

When a place is called “Tierra del Fuego” (Land of Fire), and “The southernmost city in the world,” things are bound to get extreme. Upon hearing about Ushuaia, Argentina’s rugged landscape–chock-full of snow-capped mountains, glaciers, sea lions, penguins, and cormorant–we resolved to make Ushuaia our first Patagonia stop. To get a grasp on this wild…