Art Factory hostel is a cool option for a stay in Buenos Aires, not just for the graffiti throughout each location, but the relaxed, friendly vibe. Since opening their original location in Palermo a decade ago, Art Factory has debuted three new locations, making this hostel more popular than Buenos Aires’ longtime favorite for single […]
In San Telmo a thirst for home is quenched at Gibraltar. The reigning champion for Buenos Aires’ most authentic British pub, it’s a gathering place for travelers, foreign settlers and neighborhood regulars. Here you’ll find good booze, decent music at a reasonable volume, an interesting mix of characters, and a few different environments to mingle. […]
On the streets of San Telmo, one of many street performers in the San Telmo Fair, ‘El Hombre Espejo,’ or ‘Mirror Man.’ – photo:Sam Harrison → Tango at the San Telmo Fair → Music at the San Telmo Fair
One of the San Telmo’s most recognizable characters is ‘Jack Sparrow’ or ‘Jackie’ as he prefers to be called. The look-alike of the Pirates of the Caribbean star can often be found around Plaza Dorrego or wandering the Sunday San Telmo Fair using his cleverness and wit to extract money from charmed tourists.
An impromptu jam session on the corner of Defensa and Mexico in the ever-expanding San Telmo Fair. San Telmo is widely known as Buenos Aires’ hippie haven. The San Telmo Street Fair (not to be confused with the San Telmo Market) is one of Buenos Aires top attractions. The free music on offer ranges from […]