Argentina

Travel guides and tips for Argentina, including things to do, where to stay and how to stay safe in Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires Food: Best lunch spots in Recoleta and Palermo

Buenos Aires has a food culture that rivals the most enthusiastic French or Italian gourmands. Argentinians like to savour their food, particularly if it’s a steak sourced from the vast grasslands that surround the city. ...

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Is Buenos Aires safe? (2024 Guide to personal safety)

Buenos Aires, the vibrant capital of Argentina, often raises questions about safety due to its size and reputation. Is Buenos Aires safe? The short answer is no, Buenos Aires is not always safe. Yes, it’s ...

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Téatro Colón, Buenos Aires – 9 things to know before you go

Teatro Colón is the top visitor attraction in Buenos Aires, Argentina. You may find it surprising that an opera house ranks so highly, but this marvel is on a par with the Paris Opera, or ...

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How to get from EZE (Ezeiza) Airport to Buenos Aires

This article deals with how to get from EZE Airport to Buenos Aires using ground transportation. The airport is also known as Ministro Pistarini International Airport Ezeiza. There is another Buenos Airport called AEP Airport ...

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Quotidiano Restaurant, Buenos Aires: A Must-Visit for Italian Cravings

Towards the end of my stay in Buenos Aires, I kept walking past Quotidiano, a charming mid-range Italian restaurant chain set up for quick lunches and longer dinners. One Tuesday lunchtime, I needed to satisfy ...

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Review: Burger 54 in Buenos Aires: Disappointing Quality and Poor Service

Burger 54 in Buenos Aires is a popular premium burger joint open until 12am every day. But something isn’t quite right: disappointing quality and poor service. DetailsRestaurant: Burger 54Location: Av. Santa Fe 1946, C1123 CABA, ...

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How to Get from AEP to Buenos Aires

This article deals with how to get from AEP or Aeroparque Jorge Newbery to Buenos Aires using ground transportation. If you’re flying into EZE (Ezeiza) Airport, read this article on how to get from EZE ...

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Latam LA351 FLIGHT REVIEW | Buenos Aires to Santiago

Welcome to this Latam LA351 Flight Review, from Buenos Aires in Argentine to Santiago, Chile. This is one of the busiest routes in operation in South America, which thousands of people each week making the ...

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Discovering the Magic of El Ateneo Bookshop in Buenos Aires

People kept saying ‘go to El Ateneo’ and I kept ignoring them. It’s a bookshop. I like bookshops. But since I implemented hand luggage only rule, there were a million other places to go.  However, ...

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National Library of Teachers, Buenos Aires

After my attempts to make connections at one of the Buenos Aires universities, I tracked down the lovely National Library of Teachers or Biblioteca Nacional de Maestros in Buenos Aires.  With my shoddy Spanish, and ...

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Cumaná in Buenos Aires – Early bird, served quickly

Cumaná in Buenos Aires was one of three restaurants across from my hotel, and I am nothing if not lazy. The Good, the Bad and the Overcooked. Happily, Cumaná would turn out to be the ...

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Pani in Buenos Aires – Badly Bred Bread

Pani in Buenos Aires: Recoleta Mall Pain in Buenos Aires: First off, a tour around a cemetery to visit the grave of Eva Peron gives you a surprisingly generous appetite.  Happily, nearby the corner of ...

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Le Pain Quotidien in Palermo, Buenos Aires – International familiarity

I was looking for something familiar to eat when I stumbled across Le Pain Quotidian in Palermo, Buenos Aires. A few years earlier, when I worked at Canary Wharf in London, the addition of a ...

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La Cholita, Buenos Aires: Steak well-done?

La Cholita, Buenos Aires: The term ‘La Cholita’ is not uncontroversial. A Cholo (masculine) or Chola (feminine) is a term associated with a mixed race person, part of that mix being South American Indian/indigenous.  However, ...

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Immigration at AEP Buenos Aires Airport

This article deals with immigration at Buenos Aires Airport, specifically AEP (Aeroparque Jorge Newbery), which is where *a lot of* international flights land. However, please note there is another airport called Ezeiza (EZE). Related: I ...

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