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Laura Tasca

Hi! My name is Laura, and I am part of the Say Hueque team. I graduated with a degree in Tourism in 2005 and have been working in the Tourism industry since then. I am an avid traveler and enjoy every aspect of it: The planning, the landing, the discovering, going through the pictures at the end. Everything!

I absolutely love my country, Argentina, and I feel like an ambassador when it comes to designing trips that allow you to get to know its wonders: From the warm landscapes and culture of the Northwest to the magnificent Iguazu Falls; from the vineyards in Mendoza to the breathtaking hikes in Patagonia; not to mention the cosmopolitan vibe of Buenos Aires.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"I have visited many destinations in Argentina, the south of Chile, Brazil, and Uruguay and I personally like cultural and gastronomic activities. There are some excursions considered a "must have" in every destination, but I will always try to mix it up with something a little "off the beaten track" whenever possible. Active travel is one of the specialties as well. "

How did you get involved in travel?

"I got involved in travel really young. When I finished high school, I started studying tourism because I loved geography and languages (and I wanted to travel of course!) Once I finished university, I began working in travel companies in different areas of tourism (incoming travel, groups, and events, corporative). But I have to say incoming is my favorite. "

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"A travel experience I will never forget is sailing the Beagle Channel from Ushuaia to Argentina on Cruceros Australis. Especially the excursions on zodiac boats getting near the glaciers. What an amazing feeling! "

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