Wandering through Recoleta, one of Buenos Aires’ most aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods, you can easily imagine the city as it was during its halcyon days at the beginning of the twentieth century. Most of the impressive French architecture on display is a vestige of that time, and unlike in some other parts of the city, Recoleta […]
Mix a little salsa and a little sugar and you get Azucar, Buenos Aires’ most famous salsa club. Delightfully cheesy with jungle murals and neon-lights, the flip side is that here you will never feel too fat, too badly dressed or too old to get out on the dance floor – in fact you’ll probably […]
If you are only going to visit just one café in Buenos Aires, the Grand Café Tortoni would be a good choice. The quintessential Porteño café, located on Avenida de Mayo was founded in 1858 and has remained the meeting place for famous artists and scholars throughout its 154 years. High profile visitors include Albert […]
Buenos Aires is one of the world’s great pizza capitals, at least in the sheer number of pizzerias. You can’t walk a city block without passing a pizza joint, or at least an eatery that serves pizza among other things (those ‘other things’ usually consisting of empanadas, breaded patties called milanesas, and pastas). Most of […]
This will obviously depend on scheduling and the length of your stay, but assuming you had all options available to you, and you’re a neutral supporter, I would prioritize the games in this order:
1. Boca-River. The Superclasico of Argentine football, and a unique experience that is worth blowing your budget on. An event you’ll never forget even if you’re not a football fan, and if you are, it’s something akin to Nirvana. Better to see it at Boca’s home ground, the Bombonera, but harder to get tickets.