You notice very fast that the people of Mendoza take their café culture seriously. Spending a day strolling the streets of Argentina’s wine capital you breathe in the atmosphere of a city where people enjoy life and sits in cafés sipping coffee and chatting. Here are five of our top picks.
Madelaine Triebe works as a freelance travel journalist and has a degree in journalism from City University London. She first fell in love with Argentina when she studied Spanish in Buenos Aires in 2008 and really got into the habit of having late dinners. It was also back then she first sat on a polo horse and galloped in the Pampas. Since then she is too fast on horseback and has cultivated an ever growing passion for horses, Patagonia and wild places. She is one of the authors of Rough Guide to Argentina and she has also written about the country for The Explorer and Matador Network. Follow her on Twitter at @mymaddytravel or read more on her blog: MyMaddyTravel.com