Club Atlético Boca Juniors Known as: Boca, Los Xeneizes, Los Bosteros (The Shit Boys) Founded: 1905 Colors: Blue and Yellow Stadium: Estadio Alberto J. Armando (La Bombonera) Titles: 23 Domestic Championships, 6 Copa Libertadores, 3 Intercontinental Cups Along with River Plate, Boca is one of the titans of Argentine football. With a glittering history and […]
Archives for December 2009
A dark and moody atmosphere, delectable Thai food and a cool New York vibe– what else do you need?
Wandering through Recoleta, one of Buenos Aires’ most aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods, you can easily imagine the city as it was during its halcyon days at the beginning of the twentieth century. Most of the impressive French architecture on display is a vestige of that time, and unlike in some other parts of the city, Recoleta […]
Mix a little salsa and a little sugar and you get Azucar, Buenos Aires’ most famous salsa club. Delightfully cheesy with jungle murals and neon-lights, the flip side is that here you will never feel too fat, too badly dressed or too old to get out on the dance floor – in fact you’ll probably […]
If you are only going to visit just one café in Buenos Aires, the Grand Café Tortoni would be a good choice. The quintessential Porteño café, located on Avenida de Mayo was founded in 1858 and has remained the meeting place for famous artists and scholars throughout its 154 years. High profile visitors include Albert […]