More Tourists Coming to Argentina for Polo Lessons

Patrick Archer argentina polo, arts & entertainment, lifestyle

Even though the Triple Corona ended last month and the world’s greatest polo players have already flown north to Wellington, the game’s allure and polo lifestyle continue to attract more tourists and aspiring players to Argentina, writes La Nacion’s Silvina Beccar Varela. As the sport attempts to broaden its appeal globally and attract more non-traditional followers, Varela says affordable Argentina is …

The Emirates Have Landed: Dubai Just Got A Little Closer to Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, lifestyle, tourism

The strengthening ties between Argentina and the Middle East just got a little stronger this week, thanks to new daily service between Dubai and Buenos Aires aboard Emirates, the flagship carrier of Dubai in the UAE. The first Emirates flight to Argentina landed Tuesday night in Buenos Aires, and an Argentine pilot was at the controls of the ultra-modern Boeing …

San Rafael Celebrates The Wines, Surging Tourism and Beauty of Mendoza

Patrick Archer competitiveness, culture, lifestyle, tourism, wine & vineyards

We will remember 2011 in Argentina for many things, and one of the best was the weekend we fell in love with San Rafael, Mendoza. Our original trip in April was followed by a return trip in July. Sandwiched in between our visits was San Rafael being named one of the World’s Best Places to Retire by no less an authority …

iPlaya: Uruguay Tourism Campaign Merges Smartphones and Digital Cards

Patrick Archer creative class, lifestyle, technology, tourism, uruguay

The Uruguay department of Rocha, home to seaside towns like La Paloma and some of Uruguay’s most beautiful beaches, will be the first tourist destination in South America to experiment with a revolutionary new tourism information campaign. With summer vacations just now heating up in Uruguay, Rocha officials are distributing digital multimedia cards loaded with information about tourist destinations, hotels, …

InvestBA Featured in Luxury Latin America Article on Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer aruba, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism

Argentina polo, wine and luxury travel writer Cathy Brown has penned a wonderful Buenos Aires real estate article in the new issue of Luxury Latin America, the leading source of information for the best hotels and luxury tours in Mexico, Central America, and South America. With “At Home in a Vibrant City: Buying Real Estate in Buenos Aires,” Brown offers a …