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Chris Jeffries Wins Mar de Plata Slam Dunk Competition

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jeffriesallstar.jpgOn Tuesday, Texas small forward Chris Jeffries won the annual slam dunk competition in Mar del Plata. Jeffries took the prize for the first time in Argentina, and the second time in South America. He previously won the award in Venezuela last season.

Mar Del Plata: Argentina’s Miami

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Mar Del Plata: Argentina’s Miami in 1926Mar Del Plata is Argentina’s biggest beach and the seventh biggest city in the country. Mar Del Plata, aka Mardel, is famous for its casino, its nightlife, and an industrial port full of sea lions. Home to Argentina’s annual film festival, the city recently renovated its impressive, classic casino – the Hotel Provencial- but retains the traditional sea lion stench of its port

La Cabaña del Bosque in Mar del Plata – A Secret Sweet Lovers’ Haven

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La Cabaña in Mar del Plata.  Yummy.Tucked away in the forest of Mar del Plata and nestled in the abundant greenery sits a hidden and unusual place. From the outside it appears to be an attractive private home, but walk up the winding stone stairs and through the heavy wood door and you are instantly greeted by a spread of cakes and goodies fit for Argentina’s finest. A truly cozy hideaway, La Cabana del Bosque, is a unique outing and the perfect spot for a bit of afternoon tea.

Spending a Weekend in Mar Del Plata

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Mar Del Plata Beach Bar Just mentioning the words “Mar del Plata” will make any Argentine’s face green with envy. Mar del Plata is a picturesque city on the coast of Argentina, as well as a hot vacation spot for Argentines. A few friends and I decided to take a quick weekend trip there, and as expected, we had an amazing time. The city, the cottage-like homes, the beach, the restaurants and of course…the clubs are all divine.

Argentine Food in Mar del Plata

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Argentine Beer Between the rich cream sauces, homemade pastas, unending cheese platters, incredible wine and the best steak your mouth has ever savored, you will never go hungry in Argentina! Argentina’s food is not only delicious, but also very satisfying. In addition, nothing tastes better than a good meal for an excellent price.