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Some Basic Tips On Travelling In The Argentina

Mar 11, 2008
Argentina, located in the South America, is one of the most passionate and beautiful places for a leisure vacationer coming from any place of the world. It is the second largest country in South America, covering roughly about 1.1 million sq. miles. Owing to only one of its kind of location, almost every type of imaginable climate can be stumbled on in some parts of Argentina.

Argentina is one of the most popular leisure vacation destinations, but it is important to remember that wherever you go in the world, there will be definitely some geological, meteorological and cultural differences.

While in some locations, these changes can be nominal or minor, but in others, you can deeply offend the people of the place by doing something that was unacceptable to them, but was quite normal for you. Here are some of the tips that you should follow while spending Leisure vacations in Argentina, so that you can leave the impression of courtesy in the country and receive warm hospitality from the local people:

- Kissing the cheeks of each other is a common form of welcoming and greeting in Argentina. So do not feel embarrassed if some one makes a dive for your cheeks, and do not forget to return the courtesy by kissing their cheeks.
- Once you reach in Argentina, you must know that underground shuttle is the most common means of transportation, while you can also use a trolley bus, a bus or a taxi. There are mainly 5 public lines, labelled from A to E, and the services are operated from early morning to late night on the basis of fixed fares. Generally, the buses are really crowded but they are often the fastest means for getting from one place to the other. The country also has five major airlines; therefore, you can choose to travel by air for long distances.
- The official language of the country is Spanish. While English is also widely spoken, you must not rely upon your English skills. It is better to have a basic concept clear of Spanish also.
- You must not forget that 90% of people in Argentina are believers of Roman Catholic. Therefore, you should not act in a way that may offend the faith of the people.
- Somewhat, tips are illegal in Argentina. Therefore, before placing a tip in a hotel or a restaurant, be careful.
- The time zone of Argentina is GMT 3 hours, so set your wristwatches correctly.

When you travel into Argentina, you will be in a beautiful country that has a little of everything. From a day trip to Patagonia to the elegance of the Buenos Aires, Argentina is one of the top travel destinations.
About the Author
Reginald Melchor is a Leisure Travel Consultant.
A whole world awaits everyone who need a change of scenery. To find out how to vacation at affordable prices or to earn additional income visit:
http://www.earnvacations.com/vacation2easy/.
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