The name of Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, means fair winds or good air in Spanish. It is one of the biggest city in Latin America and one of the main points of entry into Argentina. Its inhabitants are nicknamed porteños, or people front the port, as Buenos Aires was initially founded as a port to defend land from pirates, all the way back in 16th century. Today, it is a modern cosmopolitan city with unique charm and beauty.
Argentina is a huge South American country with land stretching from the mountains of the Andes, through glacial lakes and the grassland of Pampas to the Argentine Sea in the South Atlantic Ocean and from Iguazu Falls in the north all the way to the ‘End of the World’ in Ushuaia.
South America is home to lands of fierce mountainous beauty, traces of ancient civilisations, superb tropical coastlines, alluring food and music, and pulsating festivals – in short everything your need for the ultimate travel experience.