Argentina is one of the most important wine-producing countries in the New World, and the largest producer of wine in South America. The high-altitude deserts of the eastern Andes have given rise to a high-quality wine industry and the terroir here is well suited to Argentina's adopted grape variety, the ubiquitous Malbec. Originally from Bordeaux, this is now responsible for some of Argentina's most famous wines, which are characteristically bright and intense, with floral notes and flavors of dark fruit.
Known as the steak capital of the world, Buenos Aires has a reputation for choice cuts – but there’s more to the city than meaty menus. A new wave of Buenos Aires vegetarian restaurants are opening alongside the traditional parrillas (barbecues), carving a new culinary identity for the city. Many restaurants will provide a vegetarian option, but the trendy barrio of Palermo is where you’ll find the biggest batch of plant-based options. Between the street art and the French-style architecture, there’s everything from New York-style bagels to seasonal small plates. So whether you’re craving some vegan ice cream or want to sample the local sourdough, here’s our guide to the best Buenos Aires vegetarian and vegan restaurants. [...]
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If your heart starts palpitating at the mere sight of a 'sale' sign, or if you've been known to elbow other shoppers out of the way for getting between you and those must-have boots, this list is for you. We've rounded up the world's 10 best cities for shopaholics for those of you who plan your vacations with retail therapy built in s whether you're in the market for high fashion, fancy baubles, or even an unusual pet, we've got a destination for you. So pay off some credit card debt and hit the road s but don't blame us when the bills come in. [...]
Round up the best of Argentina s the wine, the fishing, the tango, the mountaineering, the skiing, the literature, the beef, the architecture, the clubbing s and you have the building blocks for one of the most exciting journeys you will ever take. No joke. While so many things in Argentina are exciting, some things are better defined as mind blowing. We have cobbled together a collection of the latter. Put as many on your 'To Do' list as possible. [...]