Rendez-Vous is a boutique hotel that perfectly fits in with its chic surroundings in Palermo Hollywood. Popular with Brazilians, this oasis in the middle of one of Buenos Aires’ trendiest areas is immaculately clean with a contemporary feng shui flair. Overseen by the friendly and professional, Fréderic Dubois, the hotel features 11 uniquely decorated rooms [...]
Mendoza’s Gay Vendimia festival in Argentina’s beautiful wine capital is the largest LGBT event in the country, aside from Buenos Aires huge gay pride celebration. Under the slogan ‘Vendimia for Everyone’ the festivities take place the second week in March, after the main Grape Harvest Festival ends.This conservative northern city has a smaller, more demure [...]
Gay nightlife in Mendoza isn’t anything near as wild as in Buenos Aires, but thanks to the city’s small size you can meet people and zero in on your preferred scene quite easily. Here are some good places to start, for food and dancing: Espacio 348 — A gay-friendly bar with a cool oriental décor, [...]
Gay milongas, (tango dance parties) have popped up everywhere in Buenos Aires in recent years. Queer tourists have known Buenos Aires is one of Latin America’s best destinations for years, but since 2010’s legalization of gay marriage even more gay travelers and expat residents have descended upon the city. One of the best neighborhoods to [...]
Buenos Aires’ most popular gay club, Amerika has three floors of music and room for 1,800 people meaning here there is something for everyone — gay or straight. The roots of the Amerika gay club scene harkens back to the days of Argentina’s repressive military government when it was still taboo –and even dangerous– to [...]
San Telmo’s first gay but hetero-friendly coffee and lunch joint is modern and fresh and the GQ-pretty customers only add to the sunny well-scrubbed feel of this daytime café. Here you’ll find all sorts of ‘queer coffee’ drinks, international magazines to peruse, music videos of various divas gyrating on screen, modern art on the walls [...]
Nestled away on San Martin street, not far from the bustle of Florida Street, lies the refreshingly eclectic Dadá, a nice option for a drink or a meal in the downtown area. Dadá’s smallish interior could be described as slightly cluttered and worn, but it is certainly not a dive bar. Nor could it be [...]
Despite being less well known than many downtown after office bars, Le Merval tends to become an instant favorite for those who do discover it…Le Merval has the usual happy hour specials, but what sets it apart is its ‘stock market’ price list.