With its tree-lined avenues, abundance of squares and parks, and surrounding vineyards, Mendoza is the perfect place to settle for a few days for any travellers backpacking their way through south America. Life is here is lazy in comparison to other Argentinean cities, and you can see this is fast becoming a 'must visit' on all Argentinean itineraries.
Fernando Gonzalez of Kahuak Tours speaks to Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty in this podcast recorded in Mendoza, the wine capital of Argentina. In the podcast Fernando tells Colm about the different types of grapes grown, what his own favourite type of wine is and more.Download Podcast » All Mendoza podcasts »
Get a taste of Mendoza with our video postcard. See attractions such as the Parque General San Martin
Founded in 1536, Buenos Aires became the Argentinean capital in 1862, 42 years after Argentina received independence from Spain on the 9th July, 1816. Today it has a population of approximately 3 million people (Greater Buenos Aires has nearly 13 million) and strongly resembles a European city with its tree-lined streets and large squares.Read More »