Fileteado porteño is a form of popular art that originated in the city of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is steeped in history and culture and bookstores play an important role in maintaining culture alive.
Popular belief has it that Eden Hotel was a “Nazi hotel”. Nestled in the hills of La Falda
Los Inmortales is one of the well-established
¡Todos al Obelisco! is a frequent call to action after a sporting event, usually when a club wins
Merienda is a light afternoon meal that tides Argentineans over to dinner time.
Victoria Ocampo’s white sunglasses
The building of the Emilio Caraffa Museum (Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes Emilio Caraffa – MEC) is a fascinating mix of the ultra-modern and the ultra-classic. The original museum was opened in 1916 in the classical style and enlarged in 1962 for the I Art Biennale of the Americas. The glass and metal structure, which made […]
The corner where Las Violetas was founded in September
My brother’s pickup truck jolted along the dirt road towards the suspension bridges of Copina. I lost count of the times I banged my head against the window. Although the pickup truck was strong and ideal for that kind of rocky terrain, it still felt like I was inside a cocktail shaker. We had taken […]
For some, the National Library building
Los 36 Billares, founded in 1894, is one of the bares notables -historic bars and cafés- of Buenos Aires. I make a point of visiting at least one historic café when I’m in Buenos Aires. What’s special about them is the atmosphere, the décor with lots of marble and wood, the idea that generation upon […]