Argentina’s quintessential provincial Carnaval is in the riverside town of Gualguaychu, a place as crazy and mixed-up as its name suggests during Carnival’s celebratory days of February. This party pueblo, nestled in the often overlooked province of Entre Rios, is just a few hours north of Buenos Aires. Carnival Weekend Rundown During February’s long weekend […]
Take a video tour of the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) with your’s truly and MALBA’s Florencia González.
The Buenos Aires jazz scene often gets overshadowed by the sounds of tango and rock ‘n’ roll, but for five days in spring jazz music fills the city during the annual International Buenos Aires Jazz Festival. With sounds ranging from classic bebob, to gypsy jazz, klezmer, to swing and nuevo tango, the festival features concerts […]
La Noche de Los Museos is a yearly Buenos Aires cultural extravaganza where it seems virtually every door in the city is swung open, inviting visitors to wander through to take in some art and culture. Every year, tens of thousands take to the streets to visit museums, galleries and even government and private historic […]
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 […]