Friday, January 30, 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

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

Murga Madness: Carnival in Buenos Aires

Carnival does not just happen in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro or Argentina’s Gualeguaychú. For anyone… [more]

Murga Madness: Carnival in Buenos Aires Murga Madness: Carnival in Buenos Aires

Gualeguaychú Travel Information

Carnival takes place in Gualeguaychú from the beginning of January until early March, but February is… [more]

Gualeguaychú Travel Information Gualeguaychú Travel Information

Tigre’s Delta — Island Architecture, Film & Eco-Projects

Tigre town and the River Delta’s islands are no longer just an enclave for the well-to-do.Today,… [more]

Tigre’s Delta — Island Architecture, Film & Eco-Projects Tigre’s Delta — Island Architecture, Film & Eco-Projects

Cafés

Las Violetas: Elegance in Almagro Las Violetas: Elegance in Almagro

Historic and elegant, Las Violetas café, patisserie and restaurant... 


Nonna Bianca—Grandma’s Gelato in San Telmo Nonna Bianca—Grandma’s Gelato in San Telmo

For ice cream in San Telmo, near Plaza Dorrego area, skip the... 


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... 


La Poesía – A Literary Cafe in San Telmo La Poesía – A Literary Cafe in San Telmo

Do you remember the cafe La Poesía, that magic night in San... 


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Atlantic Coast

Las Grutas — A Slice of Patagonian Paradise Las Grutas — A Slice of Patagonian Paradise

The unexplored and unexploited beaches of Las Grutas are located... 


Mar de Ajó — A Kitschy Atlantic Beach Retreat Mar de Ajó — A Kitschy Atlantic Beach Retreat

Anyone arriving in Buenos Aires for the first time during the... 


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Neighborhoods

Almagro—Places of Interest Almagro—Places of Interest

Anyone wanting to explore ‘the real Buenos Aires’ could easily spend a pleasant few hours wandering the streets of Almagro, an underrated middle-class neighborhood in the heart of the city. Las Violetas Cafe Almagro’s number one tourist attraction is the grand Las Violetas, a 125-year old confitería that instantly transports visitors to a more... [Read more of this review]


Almagro—A Slice of Middle Class Porteño Life Almagro—A Slice of Middle Class Porteño Life

Almagro, an area which borders no less than eight other neighborhoods, is often overlooked by tourists. It therefore remains an unspoiled, authentic and appealing slice of middle-class porteño life. It is safer than San Telmo, less pretentious than Palermo, and centrally located. Enjoying the sun in Plaza Almagro Almagro is a high-density sector where... [Read more of this review]


Belgrano—A Bit of Britain in Buenos Aires Belgrano—A Bit of Britain in Buenos Aires

If the giant leafy neighborhood of Palermo are the lungs of Buenos Aires, then its next-door neighbor Belgrano comprises the rest of the pulmonary system. This substantial barrio contains a nice mix of bustling commercial streets and quiet tree-lined residential avenues. Named for Argentine forefather and creator of the Argentine flag, Manuel Belgrano,... [Read more of this review]


The Real La Boca — Barrio of Solidarity The Real La Boca — Barrio of Solidarity

La Boca is a major sightseeing hot spot in Buenos Aires, but visitors rarely stay here at night. The ‘hit-and-run’ style tourism in the southern neighborhood causes some to write it off as a gimmicky tourist trap. If you peak behind the colorful façades though, La Boca is one of Buenos Aires’ most authentic barrios and it has been for a long... [Read more of this review]


La Boca La Boca

La Boca, the Buenos Aires’ neighborhood famed for its colorful houses, its tango and its soccer team, is the one spot that makes every visitor’s agenda. The centerpiece is the cobblestone strip, El Caminito, or little walkway. The one-time railway route is lined with the bright facades that make La Boca postcard perfect. Named for a 1926 tango... [Read more of this review]


La Boca: Places of Interest La Boca: Places of Interest

Buenos Aires colorful neighborhood of La Boca is known to the outside world for tourist destination number one, El Caminito. But those who dare to wander off the tourist path will discover it is still a lively neighborhood of immigrants with a number of places of interest for art and history lovers. El Caminito El Caminito is ground zero for visitors... [Read more of this review]


Barrio Chino — Buenos Aires’ Little Chinese Tiger Barrio Chino — Buenos Aires’ Little Chinese Tiger

Buenos Aires’ Barrio Chino (that would be Chinatown) may only comprise a few city streets, but is nonetheless difficult to miss. Beginning alongside the train tracks at the intersection of Juramento and Arribeños in Belgrano, arrival at Barrio Chino is signaled by an ornate stone archway. While Argentina’s only Chinatown is minuscule compared... [Read more of this review]


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