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Argentina TravelWise
Author Elliott Neal Hester’s encounters with Argentine natives is illustrated in his May/June narrative, “Skin Deep.”
Illustration by R. Gregory Christie

Argentina illustration

In TRAVELER’s May/June issue, writer Elliott Neal Hester shares his experiences as a minority African American traveler in Argentina. Here, we offer the best links on travel to the country.

Basics

Entering Argentina
U.S. Department of State
Foreign entry requirements for entering Argentina

Getting There
Lonely Planet
A brief introduction to transportation to and within Argentina

Making Telephone Calls
Country Calling Codes.com
Instructions on dialing to Argentina, plus codes for most of the country’s major cities

Determining Time Difference
The World Clock
The current time and date in Buenos Aires

Checking Weather Forecasts
The Weather Channel
Current weather conditions and a ten-day forecast for Buenos Aires

Essentials

Where to Eat
Fodor’s Guide to Buenos Aires
Information on dozens of restaurants throughout Argentina’s capital city

Where to Stay
All-Hotels.com
A comprehensive listing of hotels in 14 of the country’s regions

Fodor’s Guide to Buenos Aires
A direct link to dozens of lodgings throughout the city

Things to Do

Attractions
GORP
Information on outside attractions, including Los Glaciares National Park and Iguazú National Park

Ceasar Park Hotel
A listing of cultural attractions in Buenos Aires

References

Language Tools
Travlang.com
Link to Travlang’s online language guides

Map Links
Escape Artist.com
An atlas-style map of Argentina

How to Get Around
World Travel Guide Net
Online guide to traveling around the cities and the country

Media

Books
Lonely Planet
A brief introduction to travel basics in Argentina

Newspapers & Magazines
Buenos Aires Herald
Online version of Argentina’s daily newspaper

Radio
Live Internet Broadcasting
Information—with audio files—from 18 Argentine radio stations

For More Information

Travel Guides

Argentina Tourism
Basic information about traveling to and within Argentina, what to bring, and local customs

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