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Argentina: Fierro Hotel, Buenos Aires

This isn’t just any old boutique bolthole. With one of the best restaurants in Buenos Aires and an emphasis on Argentina’s finest wines, it is a bon vivant’s dream. Alex Marshall cracks open the bubbly

Meet the South Pole’s kings of the ice

Over the past three decades Ron Naveen has spent more time than any other living person in Antarctica – a total of six years – counting penguins and documenting 40 islands along the way. Alex Marshall travels to the South Pole to meet him. Photography by Jeff Topham

From the Valleys: Welsh Patagonia

It’s one of the great stories of human migration... The small Welsh community who, in 1865, set sail from their homeland with a dream of building a new nation. They battled uninhabitable terrain, bitter winters and prejudice — but their legacy, as E Wyn James discovers, is a small corner of Patagonia that is forever Wales. Photography by Ben Roberts

60 second interview: Gilles Peterson

The DJ and tastemaker has propelled many artist's careers. Now you can listen to Gilles Peterson on British Airways flights with his Worldwide Mixtape, a carefully curated blend of music from all over the world

The most magnificent places in the world to read a book

From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to the Cuban literary haunt of Ernest Hemingway, here are the world’s best spots for bibliophiles to indulge in a spot of reading

Five of the best bars in Buenos Aires

Will Hide props up five of the best bars in Buenos Aires

Therapy in Buenos Aires

In Buenos Aires everyone consults a shrink, or is one, or both — no wonder the Argentinian capital has more therapists per capita than anywhere else in the world. Will Hide hits the couch

Fast and slow cities

Which cities are super speedy and which are more laid-back? Nick Curtis has the results of the High Life survey...

In search of Argentina's best steak

Argentina is famous for its beef – arguably the best in the world. And its wine is pretty good too. Former chef Bill Knott sets himself a salivating challenge: to find and 
prepare the finest cut, with a robust red to match

Buenos Aires to Santiago: the backpackers route

You've got two weeks to travel through Argentina and Chile on a tight budget. Where do you start? Right here with Will Hide's tried-and-tested trip

Buenos Aires: a foodie's guide

Buenos Aires’ restaurant scene is full of cosmopolitan vibe, creative flair and cow-sized steaks. Chris Moss seeks out the fresh new openings and the classic favourites

Argentina: joining the gaucho club

It’s said that one gaucho from the state of Corrientes in northern Argentina is worth ten from the rest of the country. Jane Dunford teams up with this select band for a remarkable horseback journey through the remote wetlands of Iberá

Buenos Aires: Santa Montefiore

Argentina's capital is sensual, seductive and unforgettable, says Santa Montefiore

Crossing the Andes from Chile to Argentina

From its barren landscapes to its dizzy heights and vertiginous drops, crossing the Andes is the ultimate trek for adventure junkies. Tim Dowling is left breathless by this remote, sensational corner of South America

Last tango in Buenos Aires

It's a dance that's the soul of the Argentinian capital. But how does an amateur master those seductive moves? Rosalind Powell takes a twirl in the 'tangopolis'

Argentina: essential Buenos Aires

Where to find the best of Buenos Aires, from bars to buys