Visiting Don Silvino Argentinian Estancia

Situated on the banks of the “River of Silver” Platte River is the capital city of Argentina – the amazing Buenos Aires which in Spanish means “fair winds.” In the 1700s, cattle ranching in the expansive grasslands around this metropolis was an important tool for survival because trade in leather hides between Europe and Latin… Read More

Family Stay at the Buenos Aires Sheraton

  The Sheraton Buenos Aires Convention Center Hotel, featuring 740 rooms and 33 suites, is located at 1225/1275 San Martin Street in the Retiro neighborhood of  Buenos Aires, Argentina, a twenty-mile cab drive from EZE Buenos Aires’ international airport. The hotel is part of a larger complex housing another luxury Starwood property ‘The Towerz’ and… Read More

Exploring Eva Perón’s Buenos Aires with Kids

Following Evita, the 1996 blockbuster musical starring Madonna in the lead role, there was a renewed interest in Argentina’s former first lady Eva Perón, commonly known by the diminutive form of that name – Evita. She was a controversial figure who started out as a struggling actress before marrying President Juan Perón, becoming his second… Read More

Top Five Family-Friendly Cemeteries

  Exploring a cemetery may seem like an odd option to pass a morning or afternoon, but in the past decade, a growing number of families have discovered the benefits of becoming budding taphophiles*. In fact, visiting a cemetery can be the perfect budget friendly way to interest school-age children in a city’s history and dignitaries… Read More

Guide to Taking the Buquebus Ferry

Buquebus is a relatively inexpensive ferry that we took to go from Buenos Aires to Argentina to Montevideo in Uruguay, and was probably one of the most relaxing laid-back experiences we have had in years.The ferries run daily, and a trip on the early morning non-stop ferry takes about 3 hours, making it an excellent option for… Read More

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