Sunday, March 29, 2015

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… [more]

The Plaza de Mayo – Argentina’s Most Famous Square The Plaza de Mayo – Argentina’s Most Famous Square

La Vuelta a Los Valles: A Scenic Drive through Salta

  Lunar landscapes, big skies, proud cacti, enchanting wine vineyards, kaleidoscopic color palettes:… [more]

La Vuelta a Los Valles: A Scenic Drive through Salta La Vuelta a Los Valles: A Scenic Drive through Salta

Galerías Pacífico—Florida Street’s Shopping Mall

The 1991 debut of the 180-store Galerías Pacífico shopping mall is what saved downtown’s Florida… [more]

Galerías Pacífico—Florida Street’s Shopping Mall Galerías Pacífico—Florida Street's Shopping Mall

Rolling through the Andes: The Old Patagonian Express

On the outskirts of Esquel, a tranquil town in the heart of Patagonia’s Chubut province, the quiet… [more]

Rolling through the Andes: The Old Patagonian Express Rolling through the Andes: The Old Patagonian Express

Café Culture – A Guide to Ordering like a Local

Italian coffee culture has spread throughout the world in the last twenty years or so, replacing the… [more]

Café Culture – A Guide to Ordering like a Local Café Culture - A Guide to Ordering like a Local

Restaurants

Gijón — Authentic Spanish Fare in Monserrat Gijón — Authentic Spanish Fare in Monserrat

If you’re looking for Spanish food in a unpretentious bodegón... 


Brunch in Baires — A Plea…Heeded Brunch in Baires — A Plea…Heeded

Sundays in Buenos Aires are sacred days reserved for food, family... 


El Obrero — A Working Man’s BBQ in La Boca El Obrero — A Working Man’s BBQ in La Boca

For straight-up Argentine beef and pasta dishes in La Boca,... 


La Carretería—Andean Cuisine Tucked Away in San Telmo La Carretería—Andean Cuisine Tucked Away in San Telmo

La Carretería is a delightful neighborhood cantina serving up... 


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Books

Buenos Aires — A City of Books Buenos Aires — A City of Books

Buenos Aires is the birthplace of many a prominent writer, but... 


El Ateneo Grand Splendid — South America’s Most Beautiful Bookstore El Ateneo Grand Splendid — South America’s Most Beautiful Bookstore

Buenos Aires is a city full of not-to-missed attractions. Among... 


Libros del Pasaje — A Hip, Cozy Bookstore & Cafe Libros del Pasaje — A Hip, Cozy Bookstore & Cafe

If you’re looking for a cozy spot to relax or nourish the brain... 


Kel—Buenos Aires’ Largest English Bookstore Kel—Buenos Aires’ Largest English Bookstore

Kel Ediciones harkens back to the days when Argentine English... 


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Bars

La Cigale — Buzzing Bar in Microcentro La Cigale — Buzzing Bar in Microcentro

La Cigale is an energetic, chic French-themed bar in downtown Buenos Aires that is one of the best places in town to party during the week. It’s a fun bar on Fridays and Saturdays, but from Monday through Thursday it’s one of the better places to let your hair down and party into the wee hours. The young, international crowd who come to listen... [Read more of this review]


Milión — Recoleta’s Enchanting Mansion Bar Milión — Recoleta’s Enchanting Mansion Bar

Milión is a mystical restaurant-bar that combines the main ingredients that draw people to Buenos Aires: timeless elegance, beautiful people and gourmet food. Set in a beautiful Belle Époque-style mansion, Milión is a mainstay of Buenos Aires’ night scene, even though it’s just over ten years old. This quintessential Buenos Aires’... [Read more of this review]


Las del Barco — A Colorful Culture Bar in San Telmo Las del Barco — A Colorful Culture Bar in San Telmo

Las del Barco is a buoyant addition to an otherwise dark and sleepy block of ‘San Telmo Brooklyn.’ The little storefront bar could easily be passed by without a glance if it weren’t for the colorful lights in the window proudly announcing its presence. Las de Barco aims to deliver more than the usual alcohol-drenched haze with afternoon film... [Read more of this review]


Sugar — Expat Party and Sports Bar Sugar — Expat Party and Sports Bar

Sugar bar in Palermo is a cavern-like expat party spot that doubles as a sports bar. On weekday evenings the bar fills with locals and foreigners alike who are keen to take advantage of the long happy hour, which lasts from 7pm until midnight. On Thursdays nights, girls pay a modest cover charge for an open bar between 9pm and midnight. Depending on... [Read more of this review]


El Alamo — A Raucous American Sport’s Bar El Alamo — A Raucous American Sport’s Bar

El Alamo is an ex-pat owned American sports bar in Recoleta that is to some a beloved refuge for the young and homesick and to others, a loud, drunken expat nightmare. Shoeless Joe’s El Alamo (as it’s officially called) was once known as the mecca of American-style hedonism in Buenos Aires, reminiscent of the dive bars you can find along the... [Read more of this review]


Casabar – A Sophisticated Option in Recoleta Casabar – A Sophisticated Option in Recoleta

Casabar in Recoleta lives up to its name, proving to be a home away from home for many foreigners and locals alike. To start with, the bar is actually located in an old French-style house. That’s old in the sense of classic, not rundown. More than two years of restoration work by the owners have ensured there is nothing rundown about the place.... [Read more of this review]


Braths Brew Bar Braths Brew Bar

True beer lovers in Buenos Aires tend to get excited when they discover any pub offering quality alternatives to the usual generic lager varieties. Connoisseurs in San Telmo will be happy to know they now have a place to go to get real handcrafted beer: Brath’s Brew Bar (formerly Breoghan’s) on San Lorenzo pedestrian street. This pub is... [Read more of this review]


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