Luna Park, that art deco building downtown with the neon sign is Argentina’s answer to Madison Square Gardens and on any given Saturday night in Buenos Aires the 80-year old stadium still might be the place putting on the best show in town. The Palacio de los Deportes, or ‘Sports Palace’, as it’s called is […]
There are more ways to meet other foreigners in Buenos Aires than attending tango classes or sitting around in an expat bar until someone talks to you. Joining a sporting team will ensure you have a whole bunch of instant friends to drink beer and talk about how much you miss peanut butter with. Football/Soccer […]
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.
Finding a place to golf in Buenos Aires can be a challenge if you don’t have an Argentine golfer to act as host at a private club. A great option in this case is one of the public courses, such as the City of Buenos Aires Golf Course, located in Palermo. On weekdays, after 2p.m., […]