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Inside Background
By 1900 Buenos Aires was one of the twelve world capitals with finest...
Last edited: May 12, 2014
To call Buenos Aires a cultural giant is an understatement.  The city boasts...
Last edited: January 09, 2011
Pickpockets and "moto robos", purse snatching on wheels have become more...
Last edited: August 09, 2013
La Boca This is the original settlement (before some sickness made most of the...
Last edited: December 12, 2012
The Buenos Aires Tourist Board office is, unfortunately, not open to visitors...
Last edited: January 09, 2011
When planning your trip to Buenos Aires, keep in mind that the seasons are...
Last edited: September 18, 2013
All the rates are in Argentinean Pesos   1. How affordable are things like...
Last edited: August 23, 2011
A tour in Buenos Aires quickly becomes a gastronomic tour of a country that...
Last edited: October 12, 2012
This scam has been played on unsuspecting travelers in Buenos Aires: You are...
Last edited: March 08, 2011
What makes Buenos Aires so special? Tango in San Telmo? French and Italian...
Last edited: June 28, 2010
Inside Transportation
 Arrival First and foremost. As of 1/1/2013, Argentina's reciprocity fee (aka...
Last edited: December 14, 2013
Terrible traffic is one of the first things you will notice about Buenos Aires...
Last edited: January 23, 2013
  The oldest subway system in South America, the first line was opened to the...
Last edited: June 24, 2014
Rental cars should be avoided in the city as the driving and traffic are...
Last edited: November 21, 2012
Colectivos (public buses) Using the public bus system in Buenos Aires can be...
Last edited: June 24, 2014
No part of Buenos Aires is as convincingly a part of the 21 st Century as...
Last edited: June 01, 2012
Inside Things to Do
Here is a collection of Buenos Aires top attractions and places to visit. Don't...
Last edited: May 18, 2014
Here are some tips for families travelling with young children: It is a long...
Last edited: November 27, 2012
Private Art Collections: Constantini vs Fortabat Eduardo Constantini's MALBA...
Last edited: February 27, 2011
Buenos Aires' night scene is comparable to that of the world's largest cities...
Last edited: January 23, 2011
Argentina: a country of coffee drinkers "Coffee is a fleeting moment and a...
Last edited: November 24, 2008
What to do??? Where to GO??? and you like art... So, enter in the comunity of...
Last edited: November 24, 2008
Shopping - now why else would you be in Buenos Aires?  Top of everyone's list...
Last edited: June 28, 2010
Grab a copy of the English-language Buenos Aires Herald for information on...
Last edited: March 13, 2013
Most people who find themselves in the neighborhood of Recoleta are standing...
Last edited: June 01, 2012
This ramshackle place is alive today as the memory of the many thousands of...
Last edited: June 01, 2012
You should see the Plaza de Mayo, Cathedral and Tortoni. Congreso (their...
Last edited: July 13, 2009
The Day starts at the Palacio Duhau-Park Hyatt Buenos Aires.    If staying...
Last edited: August 18, 2007
Buenos Aires has an amazing art scene, from classic works to street art. Get a...
Last edited: February 03, 2011
If you visit Buenos Aires, take a chance and try to dance the tango.  The cheap...
Last edited: June 25, 2013
If you've time to spare this is definitely a nice break from the noise of...
Last edited: August 24, 2008
 The tax for the things you buy here is 21% and also that every time you don’t...
Last edited: February 28, 2013
These are all easy and memorable things to do: Walk down Corrientes Ave (the...
Last edited: June 28, 2010
Buenos Aires is a city of festivals!  Three major ones include the Feria de...
Last edited: May 11, 2012
Buenos Aires is a big city and most of the people don`t speak english. So for...
Last edited: June 27, 2013
Free guided tours of Buenos Aires from Cicerones de Buenos Aires Cicerones de...
Last edited: November 24, 2008
A warm and gentle climate coupled with a Spanish influence has made Buenos...
Last edited: September 11, 2013
You might not think of it as you walk around this big city of skyscrapers, but...
Last edited: February 26, 2009
have you ever wanted to see South America's greatest city from a bird's eye...
Last edited: March 10, 2009
by Kevin Hughes   ACCORDING to Guarani legend a forest God planned to take a...
Last edited: December 23, 2008
Buenos Aires is ready to host even the most demanding visitor. If you are...
Last edited: April 28, 2013
The center of Buenos Aires is as important today as it was in the past. All of...
Last edited: June 01, 2012
This is advice to all travellers, whenever you are walking downtown, especially...
Last edited: February 24, 2013
Spas 
Recommendations from the Trip Advisor forum: Ahin Spa at the Palacio Duhau-Park...
Last edited: August 02, 2011
Palermo is a big place, and due to its popularity among foreigners, is growing...
Last edited: June 01, 2012
Buenos Aires is a big city with a lot of different activities. Guidebooks...
Last edited: June 28, 2010
Buenos Aires is great city to see, and there are so many ways to see it...
Last edited: February 26, 2009
Argentina is renowned for its excellent selection of wine. The most popular...
Last edited: February 24, 2014
Balthazar has two locations in the city one in San Telmo and the flagship store...
Last edited: December 29, 2009
Beautiful park with old trees by day.  Be aware, that at night there may be...
Last edited: February 05, 2013
Buenos Aires Free Tours offers two tours per day. One in the morning and the...
Last edited: January 31, 2011
Opened in 2008, this art gallery, that refuses to call itself a museum, is part...
Last edited: March 07, 2011
Florida Garden - It is always fun to stop into this place for a...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
Mosaik is a children's retail craft store, unique in Buenos Aires, offering...
Last edited: June 28, 2010
The lovely white colonial building which houses the museum was once the mansion...
Last edited: May 08, 2014
Open Tuesday - Sunday, 1400 - 1900hs (2-7pm). General Admission is $2.00...
Last edited: March 22, 2007
The Museo de Bellas Artes is a gem. Excellent location.  Free entrance.  Very...
Last edited: March 22, 2007
Palacio Barolo is the best place to capture panoramic views of Buenos Aires...
Last edited: March 03, 2012
Football lovers should go and see The Clasic Boca Juniors Vs River Plate in...
Last edited: February 28, 2010
The Recoleta Cemetery was opened for ordinary people in 1822 but as Recoleta’s...
Last edited: May 04, 2006
If when one thinks of Buenos Aires one sees colourful calligraphic signs, old...
Last edited: September 08, 2013
Great leather shop, where staff is friendly and nice. The leather is extremelly...
Last edited: December 10, 2010
Many visitors to Buenos Aires are familiar with the Zoo (Jardin Zoológico) near...
Last edited: December 21, 2012
People visit Buenos Aires for many reasons. The pseudo Euro culture, the food...
Last edited: July 13, 2006
Inside Dining Scene
So many restaurants, so little time. Here are some on line guides to get you...
Last edited: December 21, 2013
If you are going to Buenos Aires, don't waste even the breakfast.   Even if...
Last edited: June 28, 2010
McDonald's is quite different than in the USA, since cows are  fed grass, not...
Last edited: April 23, 2010
In Palermo Viejo. the square at Plaza Seranno (at the junction of Borges and...
Last edited: May 08, 2010
The bistro in the Feane Hotel: If you have a phobia to horses, stay away...
Last edited: February 07, 2007
Buenos Aires still keeps some european customs like the Five o'clock tea.  At...
Last edited: August 23, 2011
There are several excellent "Precio Fijo "(fixed price) restaurants in Buenos...
Last edited: March 26, 2007
Half the fun of Argentina is eating. Meat You can always get a great steak meal...
Last edited: July 02, 2013
Since 1927 Restaurante Chiquilin is a famous restaurant where people go when...
Last edited: September 14, 2009
Inside Argentina: For Foreign Visitors
 Currency The legal currency in Argentina is the "Argentine Peso" (since there...
Last edited: April 17, 2014
Below are some important numbers that come in handy in case you have to deal...
Last edited: December 07, 2006
Some words of Argentinian Slang or lunfardo (to be continued...) Afanar: to...
Last edited: August 27, 2007
00 ( zero zero ) is the International Access (Dial) Code you use to call...
Last edited: February 16, 2011
Restaurants While not mandatory, is desirable. Locals will tell you 10% (or...
Last edited: February 24, 2013
When asked about official holidays in Argentina one revered sage said “In our...
Last edited: April 29, 2013
The north in Argentina is a reallly amazing area where people usually spend a...
Last edited: April 25, 2006
Currency.  Argentina's currency is the Peso. Until late 2001, Argentina used a...
Last edited: November 05, 2006
How to pack it:  whenever possible, try to get styrofoam shippers and check...
Last edited: March 31, 2007
When planning your air travel inside Argentina, remember that in almost all...
Last edited: September 28, 2006
If you would like to explore Argentina , travelling by car is a good way to do...
Last edited: February 02, 2014
The current in Argentina is 220-240v, 50 Hz, AC. However, you can buy a...
Last edited: January 13, 2008
Planta baja (PB):  ground floor or first floor Entrepiso (EP):  between the...
Last edited: March 26, 2007
For an international business person or business traveller, doing business in a...
Last edited: November 07, 2008
Locutorios (locution/ talking rooms)  are everywhere!  You can make phone...
Last edited: March 22, 2007
Changing foreign currency in Argentina is easy, just don't do it at the Money...
Last edited: February 09, 2014
When entering Argentine Territory, the American nationals must pay a...
Last edited: February 09, 2010
Renting property in Argentina will require the tenant to produce a guarantor...
Last edited: September 29, 2006
Gett better value for your acquisitions by using some key phrases. They might...
Last edited: March 02, 2009
Buses are often thought of as necessary evils in getting around South...
Last edited: May 31, 2012