Experience polo paradise from US$375 per day

Puesto Viejo – A little bit of polo paradise As you walk down the path, you are met with a wide blue sky, birds singing in the trees, horses gently grazing and whinnying in the nearby palenques and then the gentle tap tap tap of the ball meeting the mallet on the stick and ball…

EXCLUSIVE! Yerba Mate tours from £550 or US$862

Tour Activities: This tour will enable you to visit two regions of Northern Argentina – Corrientes and Misiones and discover their most famous sights and attractions and discover about these regions biggest export and industry – Yerba Mate. This tour package price will include 2-night’s accommodation. You will visit two of the most famous Yerba…

Look South Tour of North Argentina: From just US$862!

Tour Activities: This tour will enable you to visit two regions of Northern Argentina – Corrientes and Misiones and discover their most famous sights and attractions. This tour package price will include 2-night’s accommodation. You will visit two of the most famous Yerba Mate companies in Argentina, learn how it is grown, cultivated and produced…

Iguazu Falls, Argentina: The wonder in under a minute

One of the greatest natural wonders of the world, Iguazu Falls are a must-see for any visit to South America. Iguazu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Brazilian state of Parana and Argentine province of Misiones. The falls divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. They are…

Shop ’til you drop in Buenos Aires from £125

Shop ’til you drop! Discover the best of the Buenos Aires shopping scene with Shop Hop BA shopping tours, who will help you navigate the streets of Buenos Aires and act as translator to find everything on your shopping wish list, from fashion, leather goods, homeware or souvenirs. A shopping tour includes: A private one-on-one…

6 night Iguazu Falls and Ibera wetlands tour from just £1,708

Discover paradise from just £1,708 with a 6 night tour of Iguazu Falls and Ibera wetlands.For more details and to book, please email looksouth@thepolera.co.uk Further details: Tour operator: Irupe Lodge & Tours Look South Tours Room prices: April to December 2013 (regular dates only) Superior room: £1,780 per person Standard room: £1,708 per person N.B….

How the Zika Virus is affecting travel plans

The travel industry is beginning to react as vacationers rethink their trips amid growing concern over the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne disease that experts say is possibly linked to microcephaly in babies. The spread of the virus in Brazil and Latin America has led the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention to warn pregnant women…

Uruguay’s shock 3-1 defeat to Costa Rica due to lack of dulce de leche?

Uruguay’s world cup squad have their dulce de leche confiscated in Brazil – perhaps the reason behind their so-far poor performance? Brazilian officials say they confiscated 39kg (86lb) of caramel spread from Uruguay’s world cup football team as they arrived in Brazil for the World Cup. The spread, called dulce de leche, is extremely popular…

Footballers portraits carved from Brazil nuts

An artist has gone nuts at the prospect of the looking FIFA World Cup and has carved the faces of five English football legends out of a handful of Brazil nuts – but can you tell who they are? Using just a scalpel, magnifying glass and a 99p bag of Brazil Nuts, Quentin Devine spent…

Cambiaso’s La Dolfina win the Hurlingham Open with cloned polo pony

La Dolfina have defeated Ellerstina 18-16 in the final to take the Hurlingham Open and now have a good chance of winning the Argentine Open. La Dolfina Hope Funds defeated Ellerstina 18-16 to win the 120th HSBC Hurlingham Open, the eldest polo tournament in the world yesterday. The final had been previously postponed due to…

Argentine imports have increased despite restrictions and controls

Reports have shown that despite tight controls and restrictions, Argentine import industry has risen sharply over the last decade, but exports have also risen. A lack of access to international financing since the late 2001 massive debt default and the loss of monetary reserves, led Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s government to adopt measures designed to…