Friday, September 19, 2014

Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour

The abundance of street art in Buenos Aires makes the city itself is an ever-evolving art gallery. Wander… [more]

Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour

La Boca

La Boca, the Buenos Aires’ neighborhood famed for its colorful houses, its tango and its soccer team,… [more]

La Boca La Boca

Libros del Pasaje — A Hip, Cozy Bookstore & Cafe

If you’re looking for a cozy spot to relax or nourish the brain after a wild night of partying in Buenos… [more]

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

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

The Buenos Aires Pub Crawl

  Buenos Aires may be one of the world's great party cities, but there is only one organized pub… [more]

The Buenos Aires Pub Crawl The Buenos Aires Pub Crawl

budget travel

Bicentenary Museum — A Modern Museum in the City’s 1st Fort Bicentenary Museum — A Modern Museum in the City’s 1st Fort

Just around the corner from the Plaza de Mayo is the sleek Museo... 


Take a Stroll through the Casa Rosada Take a Stroll through the Casa Rosada

Sitting at the edge of Plaza de Mayo, the Casa Rosada is one... 


Take a Virtual Stroll through MALBA Take a Virtual Stroll through MALBA

Take a video tour of the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos... 


El Museo de Bellas Artes: Fine Arts in Buenos Aires El Museo de Bellas Artes: Fine Arts in Buenos Aires

The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) is the home to Argentina’s... 


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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 in the Little Blue House La Carretería—Andean Cuisine in the Little Blue House

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


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Museums/Galleries

Bicentenary Museum — A Modern Museum in the City’s 1st Fort 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]


Take a Virtual Stroll through MALBA Take a Virtual Stroll through MALBA

Take a video tour of the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) with your’s truly and MALBA’s Florencia González. Read More →


Gun-Ho! — The National Arms Museum Gun-Ho! — The National Arms Museum

One of the largest arms collections in all of South America, the National Arms Museum of Buenos Aires is stocked with over 2,000 weapons and artifacts ranging from ancient armor to pistols to canons. A project started in 1904 under Argentine president Julio Roca and Minister of War Pablo Ricchieri, the Museo de las Armas de la Nación, overlooks Plaza... [Read more of this review]


Dancing through Time —The World Tango Museum Dancing through Time —The World Tango Museum

Above the illustrious watering-hole, Café Tortoni is another site of interest that is saturated with Argentine history but often overlooked: The World Tango Museum. Sponsored by the National Academy of Tango, El Museo Mundial del Tango provides a comprehensive overview of Argentina’s most cherished artistic export.  “The Tango: from today to... [Read more of this review]


Discover the Dinosaurs of Argentina Discover the Dinosaurs of Argentina

The history of man in Argentina is well documented – it dances through the colorful streets of La Boca, whispers in the walls of Recoleta cemetery and stands proudly in monuments across the city – but where do you go when it’s natural history you’re after? One of the city’s better-kept secrets, the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino... [Read more of this review]


El Museo de Bellas Artes: Fine Arts in Buenos Aires El Museo de Bellas Artes: Fine Arts in Buenos Aires

The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) is the home to Argentina’s largest national fine art collection. Situated along the greenery of Libertador Avenue in the ritzy neighborhood of Recoleta, the National Fine Arts Museum 1870’s façade alludes to the primarily 19th century European pieces found inside. Bella Artes is one of Argentina’s oldest... [Read more of this review]


The Children’s Museum The Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum of Abasto is a not-to-missed Buenos Aires attraction for the under-12 crowd. Here parents might observe the first spark of their child’s future career through experiential exhibits that allow them to play at being grown-ups. Interactive displays allow kids to act as a broadcast journalist, dentist, TV cameraperson, construction... [Read more of this review]


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