The abundance of street art in Buenos Aires makes the city itself is an ever-evolving art gallery. Wander Argentina has partnered to offer a Buenos Aires Graffiti Tour showcasing some of South America’s best urban art. This fascinating street art treasure hunt winds visitors through out-of-the-way neighborhoods such as Villa Urquiza and Coghlan to see […]
A group of young people head to the Obelisco in Buenos Aires during the first half of the Argentina versus Germany 2014 World Cup Final. Thousands of people gathered at Plaza San Martin to watch the game on the big screen and later congregated around the Obelisk. The vast majority of the young people, […]
A little girl clutches her ever-important foam canister while watching a performance on the last day of Carnival. The end of Carnival in Buenos Aires pretty much marks the end of the summer season, as children head back to school and devoted Catholics put their debauchery aside and begin la Cuaresma (Lent), the 40 days […]
One of the San Telmo’s most recognizable characters is ‘Jack Sparrow’ or ‘Jackie’ as he prefers to be called. The look-alike of the Pirates of the Caribbean star can often be found around Plaza Dorrego or wandering the Sunday San Telmo Fair using his cleverness and wit to extract money from charmed tourists.
What is Christmas like in Buenos Aires? With fireworks, warm temperatures, calorie-laden food, and dancing until dawn, Navidad in Buenos Aires is a party that is literally not for the faint of heart. It may be Christmas but It’s Hot as Hades! Christmas falls in summer in the southern hemisphere, so traditions such as Santa […]