Take a video tour of the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) with your’s truly and MALBA’s Florencia González.
One of the largest arms collections in all of South America, the National Arms Museum of Buenos Aires is stocked with over 2,000 weapons and artifacts ranging from ancient armor to pistols to canons. A project started in 1904 under Argentine president Julio Roca and Minister of War Pablo Ricchieri, the Museo de las Armas […]
The aptly named, Alvear Palace Hotel is a five-star hotel and Buenos Aires institution that exudes tradition and luxury. The Alvear debuted in 1932, after ten years of construction. Today it is one of four Argentine hotels that makes it onto the list of ‘Leading Hotels of the World,’ put out by the hospitality consortium […]
La Cigale is an energetic, chic French-themed bar in downtown Buenos Aires that is one of the best places in town to party during the week. It’s a fun bar on Fridays and Saturdays, but from Monday through Thursday it’s one of the better places to let your hair down and party into the wee […]
Above the illustrious watering-hole, Café Tortoni is another site of interest that is saturated with Argentine history but often overlooked: The World Tango Museum. Sponsored by the National Academy of Tango, El Museo Mundial del Tango provides a comprehensive overview of Argentina’s most cherished artistic export. “The Tango: from today to its initial roots, it […]