The Basics How to Get to Tigre from Buenos Aires
There are two trains, a couple of buses and a commuter boat that go to Tigre from Buenos Aires.
• Mitre Train
The most economical way to get to Tigre from Buenos Aires is via the Linea Mitre train. This train begins at Retiro station. Those staying in the northern areas of the city can board at a later stop such as Belgrano C.
Tickets cost roughly... [Read more of this review]
Idiosyncrasies of the Buenos Aires Subte Lines
The six lines of the Buenos Aires subway each have a unique vibe, much like the 38 neighborhoods of the city.
From the A to the H — every line has a particular history, distinctive appearance, and is frequented by those of a particular social stratum.
The A Line (light blue)
Sitting on the historic línea A, with its well-made Belgian carriages,... [Read more of this review]
Subte 101: How to Take the Buenos Aires Subway
The six lines of the Buenos Aires subway are a breeze to negotiate compared to the complex bus system. Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to speed to your destination underneath the city:
Figure out your route
To decide which line you need check a subway map on the Internet, Buenos Aires transport guide the GuiaT or any decent city map.
Subway... [Read more of this review]
Subte: The Floundering Buenos Aires Subway
Part of the daily grind for residents, visitors will find the Buenos Aires subte provides fluorescent-hued flickerings of insight into the lives of porteños of all incomes.
In among tired workers, embracing couples and entire families on day trips, panhandlers make their pleas and vendors plug anything from chewing gum to mini-sewing machines and... [Read more of this review]
Nightlife Safety for Women
It’s no wonder that Buenos Aires vies with Rio de Janiero for the title of ‘Party capital of Latin America.’ In Buenos Aires clubs often don’t open until 12:00 a.m., don’t fill up until 3:00 a.m. and party nights can easily last until 7:00 a.m.
Travelers from sleepy towns where the pub closes at 11:00 p.m., or... [Read more of this review]
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]
Ten Tips for Hitchhiking in Argentina
Hitchhiking is legal throughout Argentina and is making a comeback among young backpackers. In some areas locals hitchhike everyday as it is the only mode of transport available.
Be ready for anything as hitchhiking can be testing and occasionally fun and exciting.Here are ten quick tips to make your hitchhiking adventure more enjoyable and safe
1.... [Read more of this review]
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