There are many options to shop in Buenos Aires
Although Abasto is referred to as a neighbourhood, it isn’t officially one but an area of Balvanera neighbourhood.
Anyone walking down Florida Street in a relative hurry might miss the entrance to Galería Güemes
Kentucky is the unlikely name of a traditional pizzeria of Buenos Aires founded in 1942. An investment fund bought the brand in 2001 and opened a couple dozen franchises. However, I prefer the original location on the corner of Santa Fe Avenue and Godoy Cruz Street, a block from the iron railway bridge. The bridge […]
You’re in Buenos Aires now. Linger over coffee after your meal. There’s no rush. The waiter is not going to slap the check on the table while you’re still chewing on your food. This is also part of the meal and we call it sobremesa. Relax. Enjoy. Bond with your companions. Don’t fret over tips. […]
What do vanilla wafers and Teatro Colón have in common? Opera! Teatro Colón is Argentina’s leading opera house, opened in 1908. Opera is also a popular brand of vanilla wafers made by a company called Bagley. They were launched in 1906 under a different name but the manufacturer decided to change it to Opera to […]
Plaza Barrancas de Belgrano is a leafy public park located in the eponymous neighbourhood of Buenos Aires. Its downward slope (barranca) towards the river gave it its name and makes it unique in the city. Or rather, it slopes down to where the river Plate used to be before the wetlands were dredged and filled […]
Buenos Aires offers many interesting cultural activities to do for free. Here are only a handful of them. Free concerts You can catch these concerts while you’re out and about. Live music, mainly tango and contemporary, at the Carlos Morel Hall at Teatro San Martin. Fridays and Saturdays at 7. Avenida Corrientes 1530. Music at […]