TRAVEL INSPIRATION

HORSE PLAY
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

There is no doubt that Argentina and polo go hand in hand. It’s a peculiar thing really, considering the country’s Spanish history, a world ...
Photograph by Martin Perry

ALBERTO IN WONDERLAND
ALBERTO MANGUEL

If you walked past Señor Alberto Manguel in the street in London, you could mistake him for the most English of gentlemen. A handsome, disti...
Cesar Cigliutti CHA

THE JOURNEY
CESAR CIGLIUTTI

Thirty-two years ago, I met a great man: Carlos Jáuregui, then the President of the newly created Comunidad Homosexual Argentina (CHA). We b...
Shop Hop BA

SECRET SHOPPER
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Shopping in Buenos Aires has always come high on my to-do list. That probably goes for every worldly, stylish traveller, I’m sure. From its ...
Iguazu

WATER PARK
IGUAZU, ARGENTINA

An auspicious occasion brought me here and helped me check something off my life bucket list. My visit marked the 82nd birthday of when Igua...

HOTELS & RESORTS

Eolo El Calafate

EOLO, EL CALAFATE, ARGENTINA

We really loved the EOLO. It completely captured the spirit of our journey to Patagonia. Allegedly, it is built on the land where the first ...
Park Hyatt Mendoza

PARK HYATT MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

A beautifully restored 19th-century Spanish colonial mansion, this property stands out as one of most luxurious in Mendoza, possibly Argenti...
Cavas Wine Lodge

CAVAS WINE LODGE, MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

Whichever direction we looked, we saw the Andes and unending vineyards. Our villa was so private, it was as if we had the entire resort to o...
Sofitel Buenos Aires Arroyo

SOFITEL, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

“Bonjour, ” said the bellman, as we arrived at this hotel on one of the city’s loveliest streets. We hadn’t teleported ourselves to Paris in...
Rochester Bariloche

ROCHESTER, BARILOCHE, ARGENTINA

Just a short walk from the ‘beach’ of Nahuel Huapi Lake, the Rochester is best described as a mountain getaway. We loved the architecture – ...
Llao Llao Bariloche

LLAO LLAO, BARILOCHE, ARGENTINA

Our time spent in beautiful Bariloche was amplified by a stay at what is billed as one of Argentina’s best luxury hotels – the Llao Llao Hot...
Legado Mitico Salta

LEGADO MITICO, SALTA, ARGENTINA

Sister property to Buenos Aires’ Palermo boutique, we loved the private club ambience of this place. Set in an elegant, homely, ex-schoolhou...
Loi Suites Iguazu

LOI SUITES, IGUAZU, ARGENTINA

Set deep in the Iryapú tropical forest, this resort is one of the closest upscale properties to the falls – an eco-luxury retreat that is a ...
Entre Cielos Mendoza

ENTRE CIELOS, MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

The Entre-Cielos takes the best of European cellar-door hospitality and makes it ultra-stylish. The only ‘issue’ is that it is very entrappi...
Panoramic Grand Iguazu

PANORAMIC GRAND, IGUAZU, ARGENTINA

Located on a hill overlooking the Three Frontiers, this property benefits from being just a couple of blocks away from the sleepy town of Pu...
Fierro Hotel Buenos Aires

FIERRO HOTEL, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

This stylish, designer hotel is walking distance from the busy resto-bars that make the area famous, although the street that it’s on itself...
Hotel Huacalera

HOTEL HUACALERA, JUJUY, ARGENTINA

A palatial, colonial style property, perfectly situated for our exploration of the spectacular sights of the region. The hotel incorporates ...
Arakur, Ushuaia

ARAKUR, USHUAIA, ARGENTINA

We were sold before we even arrived. At the Southernmost tip of South America, 800 feet above sea level, facing the waters of the Beagle Cha...
Entre Cielos, Mendoza, Argentina

ENTRE CIELOS, MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

In a land famed for its Malbec and beef, deep in the Argentinian countryside, the last thing you expect is a contemporary spa-retreat. And y...