Buenos Aires Airport Pick-up & Transfers
After a long international flight landing in Ezeiza’s chaotic arrivals area, the last thing you want to do is change money at the airport (and get a horrible rate), hunt down a legal taxi and haggle in funky Italian-like Spanish.
For safety, comfort and convenience, book a private van pick-up from Buenos Aires’ Ministro Pistarini (more... [Read more of this review]
The Plaza de Mayo – Argentina’s Most Famous Square
The Plaza de Mayo is as fundamental to Argentine political history as La Boca and homesick immigrants are to tango. The square is a political hub, financial and administrative center and throughout history has been a symbol of disaster, rebellion and hope.
In May 1810 the revolution began in what was then called the Plaza de la Victoria. Six years later... [Read more of this review]
Haunted Buenos Aires: Ghost Stories of the City
Buenos Aires is a lively metropolis but it has a spooky side. Parts of the city were constructed on top of old burial grounds, soldiers died on the streets of San Telmo while fighting the English, torture occurred in secret prisons during the Dirty War, and a central tourist attraction is a VIP cemetery.
While Argentina’s capital city has plenty... [Read more of this review]
Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour
The abundance of street art in Buenos Aires makes the city itself is an ever-evolving art gallery. Wander Argentina has partnered to offer a Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour showcasing some of South America’s best urban art.
This fascinating street art treasure hunt winds visitors through out-of-the-way neighborhoods such as Villa Urquiza and Coghlan to... [Read more of this review]
Bicentenary Museum — A Modern Museum in the City’s 1st Fort
Just around the corner from the Plaza de Mayo is the sleek Museo del Bicentenario (Bicentenary Museum). This museum was built in 2010 to commemorate 200 years since the start of the revolution that led to Argentina’s independence.
The sprawling museum is below street level, and lies on the spot where the first fort in Buenos Aires was built in 1580.... [Read more of this review]
Casa Calma — Buenos Aires ‘Eco Hotel’
Green travelers in Buenos Aires who enjoy comfort are the target market for Casa Calma in downtown Buenos Aires, which is billed as Argentina’s first zero contamination hotel.
Plant-lined walls act as air filters, refuse is recycled with the help of a local co-operative and cooking oil is sent to be reused as fuel. Guests can borrow bamboo bicycles... [Read more of this review]
Take a Stroll through the Casa Rosada
Sitting at the edge of Plaza de Mayo, the Casa Rosada is one of the most iconic buildings in Buenos Aires. With its pink façade and palace-like design, the governmental house has served as the backdrop to countless numbers of protests, famous speeches and significant moments in Argentina’s history.
Free Tours of the Casa Rosada
Guarded by police... [Read more of this review]
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