Friday, August 22, 2014

12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More

Don’t know the medialuna from chocotorta? This guide to Argentine desserts is here to help!Medialunas The… [more]

12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More 12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More

Buenos Aires Tango Festival & World Cup

It’s time to put on a sultry face and slide into a tight embrace on the dance floor at the Buenos Aires’… [more]

Buenos Aires Tango Festival & World Cup Buenos Aires Tango Festival & World Cup

Dancing through Time —The World Tango Museum

Above the illustrious watering-hole, Café Tortoni is another site of interest that is saturated with… [more]

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

Discover the Dinosaurs of Argentina

The history of man in Argentina is well documented – it dances through the colorful streets of La Boca,… [more]

Discover the Dinosaurs of Argentina Discover the Dinosaurs of Argentina

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… [more]

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

Bars

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

La Cigale is an energetic, chic French-themed bar in downtown... 


Bar Británico — San Telmo’s Historic 24-Hour Hangout Bar Británico — San Telmo’s Historic 24-Hour Hangout

Among the mythical dive bars of Buenos Aires is San Telmo’s... 


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

Milión is a mystical restaurant-bar that combines the main... 


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... 


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Clubs

Amerika — Buenos Aires’ Largest LGBT Nightclub Amerika — Buenos Aires’ Largest LGBT Nightclub

Buenos Aires’ most popular gay club, Amerika has three... 


The Roxy: Buenos Aires’ Rock ‘n’ Roll Temple The Roxy: Buenos Aires’ Rock ‘n’ Roll Temple

The Roxy of Buenos Aires is a house of worship for Porteño rockers... 


Azucar — A Sweet Place for Salsa in Buenos Aires Azucar — A Sweet Place for Salsa in Buenos Aires

Mix a little salsa and a little sugar and you get Azucar,  Buenos... 


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Culture

12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More 12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More

Don’t know the medialuna from chocotorta? This guide to Argentine desserts is here to help! Medialunas The medialuna, or sweet croissant, is ubiquitous in cafés throughout Argentina as a breakfast, mid-morning, or any-time snack — there is hardly a café or restaurant in the country which doesn’t serve them. Medialunas are a type factura, the... [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]


Telos: History & Myths of Argentine Sex Hotels Telos: History & Myths of Argentine Sex Hotels

Typical telo customers   The range of Argentine sex hotels run from low-end, basic and frequented by prostitutes to full-blown luxury suites with two floors, a kitchen, garden and a pool table — there is a telo out there for everyone. Ask any group of Argentines, and a deluge of telo stories about their ‘friends’ soon arise. “I had a friend... [Read more of this review]


Getting it on Argentina – Telos, a National Institution Getting it on Argentina – Telos, a National Institution

Sex Hotels Legal, non-taboo and as much a part of Argentine daily life as the national drink mate, football and family barbecues, there are approximately 180 sex hotels in Argentina’s capital, boasting an estimated 5,000 rooms and 3 million yearly clients. Commonly known by their lunfardo (slang) name telo —hotel backwards without the silent ‘h’... [Read more of this review]


Soccer Tour — See a Game Live Soccer Tour — See a Game Live

Wander Argentina has partnered with bilingual sports journalists to offer exciting, safe and affordable tours to Argentine soccer games. By cutting out the cost of a charter bus and utilizing public transportation these personalized boutique tours are a low-cost and authentic.Tour Includes: - Accompaniment by public transport to the game. - Tickets... [Read more of this review]


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

Buenos Aires is the birthplace of many a prominent writer, but it takes a visit to fully unveil the enduring love of reading in South America’s city of books. Godfather of Argentine literature, Jorge Luis Borges famously said, “Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I’d rather boast about the ones I’ve read.” And... [Read more of this review]


FAQ — Dining Out in Argentina FAQ — Dining Out in Argentina

Q: What is the ‘cubierto’ charge that shows up on my restaurant bill? Is this a service charge? Am I a jerk if I don’t leave a tip since I’m paying this seemingly random cubierto charge? The cubierto is the ‘cover charge’ for the fork, knife, placemats and (often) stale bread you receive at the table. It is essentially a ‘service charge’... [Read more of this review]


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