But we’re hardly the only travel writers scouring the planet for truly special places – and posting the best discoveries online.
To celebrate this wealth of free travel resources, each week MatadorTrips will spotlight the best travel guides we find on the Internet, themed to a specific destination.
“Best Trips” is an echo of our sister publication BraveNewTraveler’s popular Best of the Week.
Open your imagination. Get inspired.
For chill beaches, leave Buenos Aires for Uruguay – and don’t stop at Punta del Este.
Wonder of wonders, the Guardian recently ran a top-notch feature on the quiet coast of Uruguay, including a mention of the beach hostel where I’m typing right now.
Never heard of Iguazu? ATG has a good primer.
Tango, Vino…and Controversy!
We took a lot of harsh criticism for the “Guide To Getting Laid In Buenos Aires” over at MatadorNights. I don’t feel too bad though, because even the New York Times failed to please the Argentine blogosphere with their recent feature on ex-pat bohemians in Buenos Aires.
And at least we aren’t being accused of stealing material…
Have you come across any free online travel resources for Argentina or Uruguay? Please leave a comment below!