Just around the corner from the Plaza de Mayo is the sleek Museo del Bicentenario (Bicentenary Museum). This museum was built in 2010 to commemorate 200 years since the start of the revolution that led to Argentina’s independence. The sprawling museum is below street level, and lies on the spot where the first fort in […]
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 […]
Take a video tour of the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) with your’s truly and MALBA’s Florencia González.
The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) is the home to Argentina’s largest national fine art collection. Situated along the greenery of Libertador Avenue in the ritzy neighborhood of Recoleta, the National Fine Arts Museum 1870’s façade alludes to the primarily 19th century European pieces found inside. Bella Artes is one of Argentina’s oldest museums […]
Hitchhiking in Argentina is smelly, exhausting, wet, sweaty, cold, hot, windy, dry, uncomfortably awkward and highly rewarding. Thumbing rides in this huge, sparsely populated country can mean days in a variety of miserable conditions, from icy Patagonian wind to a tropical Andean heat. Still nothing compares to a ride well earned, that sudden thrill […]