Meet the adventurer: conservationist Kristine Tompkins on reviving the wilds of Chile and Argentina

The business mogul-turned-environmental leader has been instrumental in the establishment of 13 new national parks and numerous rewilding projects across South America's Southern Cone including, most recently, returning jaguars to the Iberá Wetlands. She discusses her work with Tompkins Conservation and her passion for exploring the region.

Photo story: cooking with the gauchos of Argentina’s Sierras Chicas

Take a seat outside and enjoy asado-cooked meats and empanadas, gaucho-style, among the rolling hills of northern Argentina.

What's behind Buenos Aires' unique Italian food culture?

In Buenos Aires, the cuisine owes as much to the city’s Italian immigrants as it does to an urge to pile up ingredients with gleeful abandon. Expect everything from super-stuffed pizzas to egg-topped escalopes, all with a distinctly local twist.
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Mapping out the Tierra del Fuego in southern Argentina and Chile

This year is the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the Strait of Magellan — the perfect opportunity for new explorers to chart their own voyage to the remote Chilean fjords.

How Argentinians bring fun and flamboyance to football

Firecrackers, flares and all-out theatre — when it comes to football, nowhere compares to Argentina, where the fanatic fans are as much of a show as the match itself.

The world's best food destinations in 2019

Whether it’s an Italian temple of gastronomy or an Indian veggie paradise, some places seem to have good food woven into their DNA. From Mendoza to Mysore and Bologna to Beirut, we pick out some of the best destinations for food lovers

Family travel wishlist 2019: Action-packed Patagonia

With out-of-this-world landscapes and faraway fauna, nowhere packs a punch like Patagonia for the ultimate family adventure.
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See What Happens After A Mass Whale Stranding

In 2015, 337 baleen whales died and washed up on beaches in Patagonia, Chile. It’s the largest mass die-off of baleen whales ever observed. A deadly bloom of algae called a red tide is attributed as the cause. Scientists set up time-lapse cameras to study the effects of the carcasses on the surrounding area, and also to study the different stages of decomposition. They hope the footage will help identify the time and cause of death in future beachings.

'Amazing Dragon' Fossil Upends Origins of World's Largest Dinosaurs

The find comes hot on the heels of another sauropod discovery that also tweaks theories about their evolution.

Reinventing the classics in Buenos Aires

While Buenos Aires will always be a city of robust reds and sizzling steaks, a new generation of internationally trained chefs is quietly reinventing the classics

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