Sunday, May 24, 2015

Tigre: From Smugglers’ Paradise to Upper-Class Mecca

The riverside town of Tigre lies just 28km north of the capital and is an easy and popular day trip from… [more]

Tigre: From Smugglers’ Paradise to Upper-Class Mecca Tigre: From Smugglers' Paradise to Upper-Class Mecca

Buenos Aires International Circus Festival 2015

The Buenos Aires International Circus festival, hosted by the Buenos Aires Culture Department in conjunction… [more]

Buenos Aires International Circus Festival 2015 Buenos Aires International Circus Festival 2015

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

Cumaná — Authentic Argentinean Food

Cumaná is down-to-earth, very affordable, and offers a great variety of real Argentinean food, despite… [more]

Cumaná — Authentic Argentinean Food Cumaná — Authentic Argentinean Food

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

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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The Basics

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

The Plaza de Mayo is as fundamental to Argentine political history... 


How to Get to Tigre from Buenos Aires How to Get to Tigre from Buenos Aires

There are two trains, a couple of buses and a commuter boat... 


Idiosyncrasies of the Buenos Aires Subte Lines Idiosyncrasies of the Buenos Aires Subte Lines

The six lines of the Buenos Aires subway each have a unique vibe,... 


Subte 101: How to Take the Buenos Aires Subway Subte 101: How to Take the Buenos Aires Subway

The six lines of the Buenos Aires subway are a breeze to negotiate... 


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Activities

Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour

The abundance of street art in Buenos Aires makes the city itself is an ever-evolving art gallery. Wander Argentina has partnered to offer a Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour showcasing some of South America’s best urban art. This fascinating street art treasure hunt winds visitors through out-of-the-way neighborhoods such as Villa Urquiza and Coghlan to... [Read more of this review]


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 of the most iconic buildings in Buenos Aires. With its pink façade and palace-like design, the governmental house has served as the backdrop to countless numbers of protests, famous speeches and significant moments in Argentina’s history. Free Tours of the Casa Rosada Guarded by police... [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. –... [Read more of this review]


Wine Tasting in Palermo Wine Tasting in Palermo

The world’s fifth largest wine producer, Argentina is now firmly established as South America’s leader on the international wine scene. But despite Argentina’s high profile on the global wine market, Buenos Aires has a dearth of quality wine tastings available in English. This is where the American-owned Anuva Wines comes to the rescue for those... [Read more of this review]


Eternautas — Buenos Aires Walking Tours Eternautas — Buenos Aires Walking Tours

With 400 years of history and abundance of architectural delights, Buenos Aires is a city packed with alluring sights. There are so many attractions in South America’s most European capital that it can be difficult for visitors to prioritize if they have a finite time frame to explore the city. This is where a professional tour can help visitors get... [Read more of this review]


The San Telmo Fair The San Telmo Fair

There is always a lot to see and do in ‘The Republic of San Telmo,’ but the colorful Sunday street fair is the bohemian neighborhood’s biggest attraction. The Feria de San Telmo began as a 270-stall antiques market in 1971, and has grown into a huge come-as-you-are street bazaar that draws over 12,000 people every week. The heart of the antique... [Read more of this review]


Best of San Telmo Fair: Tango Best of San Telmo Fair: Tango

Tango for Export The corner of Defensa and Humberto Primo, at the very heart of the San Telmo, is the capital of tango as a commodity on Sundays. There is often a tango performance here but once you push past the crowds to see what’s going on, you may wonder what all the fuss is about. Although the older couple dancing a typical salon-type tango... [Read more of this review]


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