Articles Tagged ‘Argentina’

Postcard Perfect: Iguazu Falls in Argentina and Brazil

Postcard Perfect: Iguazu Falls in Argentina and Brazil March 1, 2012 | Featured, Postcard Perfect | Read More
Forming the border between Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu Falls sure beats the Four Corners in wow-factor. It has the second greatest annual water flow after Niagara Falls, and well maintained walkways surrounding the falls make it easily accessible to visitors. If you’re coming to the falls from...

Postcard Perfect: La Recoleta Cemetery, Argentina

Postcard Perfect: La Recoleta Cemetery, Argentina February 27, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Located in Buenos Aires, the La Recoleta Cemetery contains the graves of famous people including Eva Perón, Raúl Alfonsín, and presidents of Argentina. Built around 1732, the cemetery surrounds the Our Lady of Pilar convent and a church, and contains incredibly beautiful crypts such as the one captured...

10 Gorgeous Places to be an Adrenaline Junkie

10 Gorgeous Places to be an Adrenaline Junkie October 15, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Craving a rush of air, adrenaline and great views? Check out these stunning jump-off spots that will leave you breathless in more ways than one. 1. Bungee jumping at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Located between Zambia and Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world – so it should...

Director Kathryn Bigelow Faces South American Political Controversy With Latest Project

Director Kathryn Bigelow Faces South American Political Controversy With Latest Project May 13, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Travel News | Read More
Film Director Kathryn Bigelow, showed that she is stranger to the treatment of difficult cinematic subject in her 2009, Oscar-Winning Film about Iraq, ‘The Hurt Locker.’ Bigelow earned six Oscars for the film, along with otherwise respectable critical rapport. In 2009, she and screenwriter...

Top 10 Book Exchange Finds from Around the World

Top 10 Book Exchange Finds from Around the World April 26, 2010 | Culture/History | Read More
Contrary to popular misconception, traveling for an extended period of time isn’t always fascinating, or stimulating or fun even. Between 20-hour bus rides, long ticket queues and unpredictable check-in times, there’s a lot of downtime to deal with. Some people prefer catching power naps or listening...

Introducing HipCompass Escapes

Introducing HipCompass Escapes July 10, 2009 | Travel News | Read More
A new tree-friendly, non-niche travel magazine has hit the virtual newsstands. Founder and Editor-in-Chief Michelle Strashoon has gathered together a team of travel bloggers and journalists to contribute an array of articles to the quarterly digital zine which just dropped its summer edition. Some highlights...

T-Bone, Rump, or Ribs? A Local Expert’s Guide to Eating Meat in Buenos Aires

T-Bone, Rump, or Ribs? A Local Expert’s Guide to Eating Meat in Buenos Aires May 12, 2009 | Buenos Aires, Food Lovers | Read More
Growing up in central Pennsylvania in a family that usually granted each child anywhere from 4 to 7 dollars at our few-and-far-between meals out, steak dinners were reserved for only the most singular of occasions. In fact, I clearly remember the first (um, and last) time I ordered steak off a menu in...

Top 5 Destinations to Visit During a Recession

Top 5 Destinations to Visit During a Recession December 8, 2008 | Around the World, Budget, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
It’s official: the US is in a recession.  Last month TIME posted a story on the 5 best places to travel during a recession.  The staff at TIME is spot on; consumers need a vacation from all of the talk of the impending doom.  And what better place to travel than where you get more bang for your...