Located in the southern tip of South America, Argentina is the 8th largest country in the world with a population reaching over 40 million. Its landscape is inspiring and rich in contrasts, varying from the rugged, snow-capped peaks of the Mountains to lush subtropical rainforests; the dusty plains of the Patagonia to the breathtaking cascading Iguazu Falls. This amazing country is a brilliant combination of spectacular natural beauty, renowned cuisine, and rich cultural history which never fails to amaze.
ABOUT BUENOS AIRES
At the heart of Argentina is the capital city of Buenos Aires which is undoubtedly one of the great American cities that best combines the cosmopolitan and aristocratic atmosphere of European cities. This sophisticated and bustling port city has a rich European heritage, evident in the architecture, countless museums, theatres, music and cultural life. The city is also the birthplace of the tango. Originally looked down upon by the wealthy and aristocratic residents of Buenos Aires, the tango gradually danced its way into the hearts of peoples worldwide.
The people are warm, friendly and open to visitors. Despite a dark period of military dictatorship and a series of economic crises, the Argentines have a tenacious spirit and lust for life that is infectious. This passion shines through in the nation’s great loves of football, food and partying. There is never a dull moment and visitors are always welcomed to explore and experience all that Buenos Aires has to offer.