What to do in Argentina
Head to the Boca district in Buenos Aires for tango lessons, this sensual dance took route in one of the poorest parts of the city.
See a mind blowing capoeira display in one of the many huge city parks in the centre of Buenos Aires.
Experience the best skiing in South America in the San Carlos de Bariloche mountain district which has luxurious upscale accommodation as well as plenty of hostels catering to backpackers.
Go wine tasting in the famous Mendoza region of Argentina. These rich red wines go well with the Argentine national dish - grilled meat, meat and more meat.
In the north east of the country on the border with Brazil are the magnificent Iguazu Falls where you can see a long line of thunderous water.
Enjoy horse riding in Salta to follow in the footsteps of the gauchos and behave like a real Argentinean ranch hand.
Have a cup of Yerba Mate. This is a great Argentine tradition and much preparation goes into each cup.
If you are feeling brave go to watch a football match in one of the cauldrons of Buenos Aires like the River Plate stadium. Football is the national sport of Argentina and a sense of great pride.