Argentina: Tourism's Good and Bad

Jeff Barry writes out his definitive list of 30 things to do when visiting Buenos Aires while Jorge Gobbi takes a closer look at the negative impact tourism can play in the city of Tilcara.


  • Both of these are great posts with very different views of tourism. Highly recommend them both.

  • I have to agree, excellent posts, the second one really made me think, because I often don’t think about the negative effects tourism can have.

  • Sam

    I´ve just read Jorge´s post and it didn´t surprise me at all. These sorts of events are happening all around Argentina and even Latin America. It´s awful and tourists leave thinking this is a great place to visit. would they enjoy it the same as they do now if they really knew what had to happen to build the hotels they are staying at?
    I´m a travel and tourism English teacher and I´m trying to show my students that this is no different to La conquista del desierto, which took place a hundred years ago. Really disgusting…

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