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Patagonia Flights Suspended due to Volcanic Cloud

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All flights coming in and out of southern Argentina’s Patagonia region have been temporarily suspended due to a 20-mile-high ash cloud which is disturbing visible airspace. The ash cloud is coming from Chile, where the…

Argentina Comes to the Aid of Victims of Myanmar Tragedy

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Argentina announced yesterday that it will be sending a shipment of pure water filters to the cyclone-ravaged nation of Myanmar. The filters will produce over one million liters of clean, drinkable water. The move comes…

Colonia is More than Just a BA Day Trip, Says Tourism Board

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Colonia, Uruguay is one of the most popular tourist destinations for those visiting Argentina, and specifically Buenos Aires. It’s estimated that around 25% of all visitors coming to Buenos Aires also visit Colonia on their …

Patagonia Getting Lots of Press from Eco Tourism

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Expat travel blogger and Patagonia resident Christie Pashby has posted an interesting piece on the increased media coverage of the region, and how most of it centers around so-called “eco gems” that are in abundance…

‘Cuisine & Vins’ Wine Expo Comes to Buenos Aires

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This week the Cuisine & Vins Expo is in Buenos Aires, showcasing the country’s best wine, food, and vineyards. The Expo is now in its 15th year, and will feature over 100 different companies exhibiting…