Barbara Bush, daughter of former U.S. President George Bush, was famously robbed at the bar on the left and a large multinational coffee chain has since taken over the building in the center. Do you know what historic corner this is? Does the installment of a North American chain cafe here signify the beginning of […]
Victoriano Prieto Owner, Victoria Hotel Age: 87 Lives: San Telmo *Editor’s note: Mr. Prieto died November 4, 2016 • You’re originally from Galicia, Spain. How and why did you come to Argentina and how old were you? In those days you traveled in a boat. I was 27 years old. It […]
Book the Victoria Hotel online! One of San Telmo‘s most historic hotels and best-kept secrets is also one of the best bargains for budget travelers, with large private rooms starting at under US$15 per night. When it was built at the turn of the 20th century, the Victoria Hotel was one of the […]
A pair of dogs hang out on their French-style balcony on Balcarce Street in Buenos Aires’ historic San Telmo district.
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 […]