When you think of Argentina what comes to mind? Cattle ranching and delicious wines? Astounding natural wonders? Tango? While Argentina offers all of these things, it is also home to a lot more–including aliens, rabid soccer fans, and quirky museums. This is a country where it serves travelers to get off the beaten path.


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Argentina Travel Guide

Whether you choose to head south to the inclement weather of Patagonia or you plan on exploring the fascinating Salta Province, there’s plenty of sights to keep your mind and eyes open on your journey.

Bienvenido to Argentina.

Argentina Essentials



Time Zone

GMT -3


Type C, I


Argentine Peso

Planning Your Trip

All you need before you book your tickets and zip your bag!

Quick Facts

  1. The name Argentina came from the Latin word for silver, argentum.
  2. Argentina was the first country in Latin and South America to legalize same-sex marriage in 2010.
  3. Argentinians speak their own kind of Spanish called lunfardo. It’s a type of slang that originated in Buenos Aires.
  4. The Perito Moreno glacier is the only one of Argentina’s glaciers that is growing instead of shrinking. It is also the world’s third-largest reserve of freshwater.

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