Destination of the week: Argentina

This week we are in the buzzing country of Argentina. From the natural wonders, gorgeous people, fútbol and thousands of activities it’s no wonder all who visit are left in awe of this beautiful country. Buenos Aires the largest city in Argentina is a sight to see with its cafés, stylish porteños, early-20th-century stone facades and ripe culture. However, there are other stunning cities in Argentina like Córdoba, Mendoza and Bariloche which each have their own unique personalities and attractions. Argentines are very passionate about fútbol and experiencing a live match is something you don’t want to miss out on.Argentina

Of course, we can’t forget that Argentina is the home of tango, a dance so sensual that it’s described as ‘making love in the vertical position.’  So make sure that before you leave you’ll take at least one class, and you won’t have any trouble finding them as there are dozens of venues around especially in In Buenos Aires.

Argentine Tango

Looking for a place to stay? Look no further than the Spectacular, contemporary and stylish Faena Hotel in Buenos Aires. The hotel is an extraordinary seven-story brick building with a utilitarian façade and imaginative interiors created by Philippe Starck. Every detail inside is beautiful and unique like the unicorn heads on the walls, velvet curtains, crimson-upholstered chairs and crystal chandeliers. Standing out amongst most hotels the Faena does not have a receptions desk, instead you are greeted by your very own “experience manager” who serves as a personal concierge throughout your stay. 

Faena Hotel

Most of the lavish rooms at the Faena Hotel have city and Río de la Plata views, as well as lapacho-wood floors and arabasceto marble bathrooms. The hotels outdoor pool is one of Buenos Aires prime spots and  sexy vibes fill the sultry Library Lounge and El Cabaret, which host nightly tango performances.

Faena Pool

One of our favourite suites and named after the hotel itself is the Faena suite. A beautiful suite filled with an eclectic mix of antique furniture, wonderful contemporary local art and religious sculptures. Prepared to be captivated and charmed by this stylish suite and its spectacular views of the revitalized Puerto Madero district and the city beyond.

Faena Suite

As one of the hotels most desirable suites it’s enamouring appearance is no surprise. Inside you have your very own dining room with crystal plates and bowls for dinning, two Bose home theatre system, marble & glass bathroom with Jacuzzi and rain shower and a bed with the softest custom linen an Artisanal bed throws. A complimentary butler service is also available should you need it.

Faena Dinning

It wouldn’t be a complete trip without some beautiful sights to see and Argentina is home to many of them. There is so much adventure and unforgettable sights like the great Iguazú Falls in north, the Perito Moreno Glacier in the south , the Andean salt flats and Spectacular lake district. We guarantee you’ll be amazed by all you see.

Salt flats

Skip the busy crowds and take a day tour to the unexplored end of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares; prepare yourself to be stunned by the amazing Glaciares and the surroundings. Small groups will drive to Lago Rocas with an expert multilingual guide at hand to view Glaciar Frias.In addition there is an adventure option which features a four-hour hike and a culture option includes a traditional Argentine asado (barbecue grill) and off-hour visits to Glaciar Perito Moreno.


The Iguazú Falls are simply an astonishing sight to see and an experience of a lifetime,  the power and noise of the cascades will be imprinted in your memory forever. The falls lie split between Brazil and Argentina in a large domain of national park, which consists mostly of rainforest teeming with unique flora and fauna.

Iguazu falls

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is Argentina’s most important national arts museum and within it contains many key works from important artist like Benito Quinquela Martín, Xul Solar, Edwardo Sívori and other Argentine artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. Inside there are also incredible works by European artists such as Cézanne, Degas, Picasso, Rembrandt, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh.

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

The museum has its own cinema and concerts and classes are also held at the museum. Another interesting fat is that the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes building used to be a former pump house for the city water works and was designed by architect Julio Dormala, but later modified by the talented Alejandro Bustillo.

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

If you’re up for trying something different then Café San Juan is the perfect place to dine. The renowned bistro is run by celebrity TV-chef Leandro Cristóbal and offers customers a variety of choices depending on their pallet. Most of the seafood is flown in daily from Patagonia, so you’ll be enjoying a fresh meal. Try the grilled Spanish octopus, molleja (sweetbreads) cannelloni and the delicious pork bondiola (roasted for nine hours). 

Café San Juan