Features - South America

three great places - São Paulo

The joke in Rio is that restaurants replace beaches for entertainment in São Paulo. It’s true. Brazil’s gastronomical capital keeps restaurateurs competitive, resulting in culinary experiences to be savoured.

Buenos Aires architecture

Buenos Aires has been built by dozens of migrant nationalities, including the Italians and the English. Bringing architectural styles that are alien to the rest of the continent, their techniques have left a unique stamp on this Latin American capital.

Articles - South America

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Brazilian Islands

Even in Brazil, with no shortage of stunning beaches, islands have an irresistible allure. Whether separated from the mainland by a narrow channel or open ocean, they exude an exclusive feel.

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maître d’ - Amadeus, São Paulo

Although not far from brazil’s coastline, São Paulo does not possess many fine seafood restaurants.

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three great places - Buenos Aires

In glamorous, cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, dine on the world’s greatest beefsteaks and discover a vibrant restaurant scene that celebrates the very best of global cuisines: from Japanese sushi delights to the spicy-fresh flavours of Peru’s altiplano.

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100th Destination Launch


From Abu Dhabi to Aleppo

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its 100th destination

With the launch of Qatar Airways’ new route to Aleppo – its 100th destination – Oryx looks back at some milestones since the start of services in 1994, while celebrating some of the world’s mostvibrant, invigorating, and fascinating cities that are now important parts of the airline’s network.

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24 hours in Sao Paulo

São Paulo was initially founded in 1554 as a village by Portuguese missionaries, and by 1711 the city of São Paulo was created.

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Buenos Aires - Big screen dreams

Although some big-budget productions make their way out of Argentina, the heart of local cinema lies with independent filmmakers who, despite their shoestring budgets, conjure up award-winning movies time and again. Oryx talks to the man behind Bafici, and the co-directors of a US$3,000 film selected for Cannes.

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Living and breathing polo

With hundreds of clubs set up amongst the perfectly flat pampas, a capital city which uniquely houses a 30,000-capacity polo stadium, more ten-goal players than you can shake a mallet at, and the world’s most important club level tournament, it’s no wonder Argentina breeds and attracts polo’s best and most obsessed.

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Argentina's own Eden

Only in Argentina could a UFO posing as a planetarium nestle between a Carlos Thays-landscaped rose garden and a Japanese oasis complete with koi carp and cherry blossoms. Step inside Buenos Aires’ Tres de Febrero park…

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