Jewel-blue streams, cascading waterfalls, dazzling glaciers and spectacular wildlife. Welcome to Patagonia. Easily one of the most awe-inspiring geological spectacles on earth, it is home to some of the most staggeringly beautiful protected areas of wildlife in the world. Located at the southern end of South America, between Chile and Argentina, this sparsely populated region is not far from being the 8th wonder of the world. As a result, it is no surprise that many bucket lists include trekking through the fjords and glacier-filled sceneries of Patagonia. Attracting travellers from all around the globe, the top highlights and tourist hotspots are the Torres Del Paine National Park in Chile, and Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park.
‘Expats in Cordoba Argentina‘ is a well-respected community of expats based in Córdoba, Argentina. Their Facebook group boasts an impressive membership of over 500 people and is the go to place for sharing stories, recipes, tips and recommendations in relation to almost everything in Córdoba.
Membership to the online group may be free but its content is invaluable and provides a voice to all those who are passionate, or just what to find out, about what the beautiful Argentine city has to offer. The community combines years of experience, making their advice and recommendations, some of the most reliable out there.
Once you’ve filled up on some incredible gourmet food, check out this excellent selection of activities and things to get up to in Cordoba for a fantastic day out. Find out more here!
So, with this in mind, we decided to ask the group to vote on their favourite spot in Córdoba for breakfast, so that we can feature their their recommendations in TheBesty app, under their very own profile in the Expert Recommendations section!
By the end there was a clear favourite with 66% of the vote. Here’s what they went for:
Achával Rodríguez 244, 5000 Córdoba, Argentina
+54 351 267-9909
Keep a look out for the next poll and if you want to see Expert Recommendations from Chile’s top local foodies, bloggers, and chefs, make sure to download TheBesty app for free!
¡TheBesty tiene una nueva recomendación! ‘Argentina Market Gastronomía Argentina Abierta al Mundo‘ es una gran y respetada comunidad de entusiastas culinarios, cocineros y aficionados de comida en Argentina. El grupo de Facebook tiene más de 3.000 personas y se ha transformado en un gran lugar para compartir historias, recetas, consejos y recomendaciones de dónde encontrar la mejor comida en el país.
Su contenido es invaluable, ya que entrega voz a las personas con pasión por la gastronomía argentina. La comunidad es una combinación de muchos años de experiencia en restaurantes, cocina y comida, transformando sus recomendaciones en unas de las más confiables a disposición.
Teniendo en cuenta esto, decidimos preguntar al grupo en una votación de dónde encontrar el mejor Bife de Lomo en Buenos Aires, para que pudiéramos poner su recomendación en la aplicación. La recomendación con más votos aparecería en la aplicación móvil TheBesty, en su propio perfil en la sección de Recomendaciones de Expertos.
Si buscar una experiencia gastronomica en Buenos Aires, mira aqui por una tarde deliciosa!
Después de una semana de votación, la recomendación que más votos recibió, con un 62% de los votos totales, es:
Getting ready to set off to Argentina? Here is a helpful list of tips and must-knows compiled from the recommendations of expert travelers who’ve made the trip before you, so that you may have just as incredible of a journey, or maybe one even better!
As you prepare to set off on the adventure of a lifetime to discover Argentina, you might be wondering what you should pack. Argentina is an incredibly extensive country with a range of landscapes, making it sometimes complicated to prioritize how to utilize that precious suitcase or backpack space you have available.
Having just gotten home after my first ever class of Argentine tango, I thought I should pen down a few impressions and tips I learnt for you while they are still fresh.
What makes Bariloche so attractive?
San Carlos de Bariloche, a small city with a very European style to it in the midst of the impressively green National Park Nahuel Huapi and by the shoreline with the same name has become one of Argentina’s top tourist destinations. Combining the incredible views of stunning nature with a town full of character, it attracts thousands of tourists every year who come to enjoy both summer and winter activities in the Lake Districts.
There is a reason why Tierra del Fuego is also known as the end of the world. Ushuaia is one of the southernmost cities of the world, located a mere 1000 km away from Antarctica.
It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places to go to in Latin America, and it attracts visitors from everywhere despite its incredibly remote location, 3085 km from Buenos Aires.
If you’re looking for an expert to accompany you on your trip to Tierra del Fuego, check out this excellent activity here.
Ushuaia’s charm is incomparable due to its infinite wide view over the sea, accompanied by an incredible mountain range skyline. Additionally, you can enjoy the richness of the extensive ecosystem and biodiversity of the Tierra del Fuego National Park and discover the species on 63.000 hectares of sub-Antarctic forest. At the bay you might even find several remains of the original Yámanas tribe. A great way to appreciate this beautiful landscape is to take a ride on the steam locomotive known as the End of the World Train.
In the city of Ushuaia you will find Avenida Maipú, which will take you along the bay where you will find the port and ships departing to the icy South that look like they are straight out of a picture book. The boutiques, restaurants, and oldest houses of the city give it a calm and peaceful atmosphere that lets you forget about all the stress of Northern metropolitan cities.
It is humbling to recognize that the plethora of little islands in this far corner of the earth were home to multiple aboriginal tribes such as the Onas, Haush, Yámanas, and Alakalufs, who were living their lives in such isolation and extreme conditions even earlier than 10,000 years ago. In 1520 the Portuguese explorer Magellan gave his name to the Strait of Magellan and gave Tierra del Fuego (Land of Fire) its name in accordance with the lighting of the tribes’ bonfires.
The 20th Century brought with it the development of the city of Ushuaia and immigrants from Spain, Italy, Croatia and Lebanon in an area that was made duty-free in the 1970’s so as to attract the settlement of companies on the island. Nowadays the primary markets of Ushuaia are tourism, fishing, and forest logging.
There are many museums worth checking out in Ushuaia, including the Maritime Museum, the Prison Museum, the Museum of the End of the World, and the Yámana Museum, which all help give insight into the complexity of the history of the island.
You can also book several cruises to explore the fjords all the way up to Punta Arenas, or go watch the seals and birds along the bay. There are also many estancias (farms) which you can visit to learn about farming life on the island.
Tierra del Fuego is a truly exceptional and wondrous part of the world that is absolutely worth visiting if you are willing to venture to the edge of the world to discover all it has to offer. Ushuaia is the point from which the truly winter-inclined folk launch themselves on boat tours to visit the penguins and other marvels of Antarctica, yet the Tierra del Fuego is famous and worth seeing in its own right even if the call to the earth’s southernmost continent is not one that appeals to you.
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If you’ve watched any movie with a sultry, passionate, dimly lit dance scene in it, the chances are high that it was an Argentine tango. Argentine tango has inspired dancers and audiences for over a century, and its history is riddled with myth and a range of theories as to its origins that make the dance all the more enticingly mysterious.
Argentina is famous for its delicious wine. Beer in the country is also quite popular. But here’s a list of other famous Argentinean drinks that you should definitely try before you leave the country!
Fernet is the national liquor of Argentina! It apparently helps with digestion after meals. People often drink Fernet either with Coca-Cola, grapefruit juice, or coffee. It is very popular particularly in Buenos Aires and Cordoba; you will most likely see it at parties, barbecues and dinners!