Entries tagged: Luxury Argentina Travel

Falling in Love with the Argentine Tango

Falling in Love with the Argentine Tango

Sensual and seductive, enigmatic and enchanting, the Argentine tango boasts an international reputation as the dance of love and remains a premier attraction for travelers journeying to South America. Its history stems from the immigrants of the River Plate—the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay. It is here, in the lower-class slums of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, where tango found its origins almost 140 years ago among the African and European newcomers. It wasn’t always as sophisticated as it is today, but its back-alley beginnings eventually spread to the middle class suburbs, and, inevitably, caught on all over the world. […]

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Argentina Luxury Travel

Argentina Luxury Travel

Argentina luxury travel with Ker & Downey means experiencing a rich culture of fine food, tango dancing, and incredible hotels with VIP experiences. Ker & Downey’s Barrett Caldwell just returned from Buenos Aires and shares his thoughts about the trip with us today.  Buenos Aires and it’s distinguished European feel is awash in culture, charm, fine food, and tango dancing. This South American hotspot bursts with Latin culture – kissing one another on the cheek is a standard greeting. Buenos Aires is so connected to the idea of social gatherings as the centerpiece of culture—eating dinner at 10:30pm followed by […]

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Top 7 Reasons to Travel to Argentina NOW

Top 7 Reasons to Travel to Argentina NOW

Product Manager Elizabeth Frels just returned from a trip to Argentina. Here, she tells us why you should travel to Argentina now! Argentina is a country of stark contrasts: from the glaciers of Patagonia and the rushing waters of Iguazu Falls to gaucho-infused estancias and the provocative diversity of Buenos Aires. Yet despite its natural and man-made wonders, it is still very much an under-the-radar and still-emerging destination for the international traveler. Here are our top 7 reasons why travel to Argentina should be at the top of your list this year: 1. No Zika – Around the world, all eyes are […]

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Los Glaciares National Park: Kingdom of Ice

Los Glaciares National Park: Kingdom of Ice

Bekah McNeel scales the imposing frozen formations of Patagonia’s Los Glaciares National Park. As I stood on the deck of the catamaran gliding across the water in front of the Perito Moreno glacier, I put my camera down. I had already captured twenty of the most stunning snapshots my iPhone will ever hold. And we were only twenty minutes into the expedition. So I took a moment to be still in the presence of the towering wall of ice, which grew more imposing and grand as we sailed among the tiny icebergs recently calved from its terminus. In my awe […]

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