• Background info
  • Food and drinks Argentina
    Food: Breakfast (desayuno) is often minimal, although in most hotels and restaurants Americano style breakfast is also served. Breakfast can be taken in a cafe, found on most street corners. Standard range includes coffee, cortado ...
  • Landscape Argentina
    Argentina (República Argentina) is located in South America and covers an area as large as India or western Europe from northern Norway to Morocco. The area of ​​the country is 2,736,690 km ² and in ...
  • Population Argentina
    Argentina has almost 37 million inhabitants and is sparsely populated, only twelve people per square kilometer. The Argentine population is a mix of national and ethnic groups. 97% of the population is white and 2% ...
  • Religion Argentina
    The official religion of Argentina is Roman Catholicism. In addition, they've 250,000 adherents of the Jewish community - the largest in South America. Roman Catholics (90%), Protestant (2%), Jewish (2%), others (6%). ...
  • Tipping Argentina
    Expensive hotels and restaurants often charge 10 per cent for service, middle level restaurants do not. A tip is always welcome; many are dependent on it, because the wages are not enough to get by ...
  • Weather and climate Argentina
    Argentina is a vast country with different climates zones. In the northeast is a subtropical climate, while the south polar region in the borders can have very low temperatures. The northeastern region of Buenos Aires ...
  • Practical info
  • Arrival information Argentina
    visa: It depends of course upon which passport you travel but a visa is not required for most tourists visiting Argentina. Please check with your nearest Argentinian embassy for the current information. ...
  • Communication Argentina
    * Mail: Mail sent from Argentina to Europe is generally no problem, it just takes a long time. The post to Europe takes about two to three weeks, the probability is great that you have ...
  • Luggage and clothing Argentina
    By day it is usually sunny therefore thin, cotton clothes and shorts should not be missing from your luggage. Better take too little rather than too much. What you miss, you can often buy for ...
  • Money Argentina
    In Argentina, the "peso" is the form of payment. The rate of exchange is 1 Euro = 7.95 pesos (November 2013) but look for the current price at www.oanda.com. Nowadays you can ''pin'' almost everywhere ...
  • Time differences Argentina
    The time while in Argentina will be GMT -3 hours with no daylight saving. Check here for current times. ...
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