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Argentina’s main international airport is 35 km from the Buenos Aires city center and is not serviced by subway or train. After a long international flight landing in Ezeiza’s chaotic arrivals area, the last thing you want to do is change money at the airport (and get a horrible rate, unless you go to the […]
Firstly, and this goes without saying, if you don’t look like an obvious tourist, you are less likely to be targeted. Sometimes you need to take a quick peek at your Lonely Planet in public, but at least try to avoid the Hawaiian shirt, socks and sandals ensemble.
“The first thing to note is that in my son’s veins flowed the blood of the Irish rebels.” —Ernesto Guevara Lynch, speaking of his son, Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. Everyone knows the iconic image of Argentina’s Che Guevara, but few know that the revolutionary was of Irish heritage, along with roughly a half a million […]
There are two trains, a couple of buses and a commuter boat that go to Tigre from Buenos Aires. • Mitre Train The most economical way to get to Tigre from Buenos Aires is via the Linea Mitre train. This train begins at Retiro station. Those staying in the northern areas of the city can […]
Line A of the Buenos Aires Subte, completed in 1913, is the oldest subway line in South America and according to the city’s folklore, its most haunted. Even though the elegant century-old cars were replaced in 2013, the spooky tunnels still lend themselves to ghost stories. The Phantom Workers of Line A Blood has been […]
Those who come to Argentina to learn the language will find that its interpretation of the Spanish language is every bit as unique as the country itself. Visitors quickly find out that those textbook Spanish classes can serve as a comfort but not a compass when trying to navigate this country’s Italian-flavored version of Spanish. Accent […]