hotel room with old television and laptop

Argentina Money Hacks: Costs, ATMs, Coin Shortage

However, if you’re ever planning on visiting the country there are two other key things to note and they are so important they warrant a separate post…. So, when you head to Argentina make sure you either plan to visit the ATM frequently, bring US Dollars to exchange, or (and I hate to suggest this) bring Traveler’s Checks.

Tikal Mayan Ruin view

Tikal National Park, Guatemala – Hidden Ruins, Animals & More

My first visit to Mayan ruins was to Lubaantun in Belize several years ago. Since then, I’ve also been to Xunantunich, a magnificent spot near San Ignacio, Belize…. This means that as you go from temple to temple, you walk by huge mounds of dirt and grass, often with large trees sticking out.

tuna dish with tomatoes

Argentine Cuisine – Top 17 Argentine Foods & 1 Drink You’ve Got to Try

One of my favorite ways to get to know a destination is by sampling its foods. Argentina is a huge country and it has remarkably good steak, stellar ice cream, mouth-watering pastas, and dozens of other savory items I’d never tried before. It’s been a delicious, belt-busting ride. Here’s what I’ve found.

Two women looking at the sea with their mountain bike

Argentine Breakfast – Typical Argentine Food and Drinks To Enjoy

Alas, to my disappointment, a typical breakfast in Argentina is a cup of coffee with milk ( cafe con leche ), a few croissants ( medialunas ), and a shot glass of carbonated water…. After two months in Argentina, I’ve gotten used to supplementing my hostel breakfast with fruit or yogurt to satiate my American desire for something more substantial.

iguazu falls

Iguazu Falls National Park in Argentina: Falls, Wildlife, Trails

Iguazu Falls were indescribable. The rushing sound of the Devil’s Throat waterfall was unlike anything I had ever heard and the overall expansiveness of the waterfalls was gorgeous. On our second day visiting Iguazu Falls National Park we decided to get off the tourist path and hike the Macuco Nature Trail through the jungle.