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 […]
Carnival in Buenos Aires is a grand fiesta that takes place every year throughout the month of February. See this neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to find out where you can catch your colorful local murga take to the streets. View Cortes Carnaval in a larger map Times: — Every weekend of February, plus the carnival holidays of […]
Take a video tour of the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) with your’s truly and MALBA’s Florencia González.
One of the largest arms collections in all of South America, the National Arms Museum of Buenos Aires is stocked with over 2,000 weapons and artifacts ranging from ancient armor to pistols to canons. A project started in 1904 under Argentine president Julio Roca and Minister of War Pablo Ricchieri, the Museo de las Armas […]
The aptly named, Alvear Palace Hotel is a five-star hotel and Buenos Aires institution that exudes tradition and luxury. The Alvear debuted in 1932, after ten years of construction. Today it is one of four Argentine hotels that makes it onto the list of ‘Leading Hotels of the World,’ put out by the hospitality consortium […]