Once/Abasto is a bustling neighborhood just a short subway-ride west of Microcentro. The predominantly working class area is a refreshing — if somewhat chaotic — change from the cosmopolitan air of other sections of the city. Local shops line the sidewalks with everything from clothes, linens and books to home appliances and even custom-made manikins, […]
Archives for January 2010
The soulful, the hip, the foxy will fit right in at Soul Café, owned by Argentine rocker, Fabián Vön Quintiero (or El Zorrito, the keyboardist for famed Argentine rocker, Charly Garcia). Retro Vibe & Cocktails This is a nice place to go for excellent pre-club drinks with a chill retro 70’s vibe and perfect cocktail tunes, […]
If you’re a rockabilly whose found yourself in Buenos Aires you’ll want to head to Palermo bar, Mundo Bizzaro.
Home is a stylish boutique hotel oasis in Palermo Viejo with a decidedly Euro-retro style. With its vintage wallpaper and Scandinavian furnishing this is the kind of place that may have you wondering after a few drinks by the pool: where am I again? Founded by Irish-Argentine, Patricia O’Shea and Brit hubby Tom Rixton, this […]
If you need a haircut in Buenos Aires and, like us, think beauty comes from within, no problem. You can just pop into any of the many barbershops or salons and take your chances on a cheap haircut. When you look in the mirror and see the result—which will probably be similar to a haircut […]