Tag Archives: Buenos Aires
San Telmo has a special old charm, that for me defines the romantic, alluring spirit of Buenos Aires. The neo-classical facades of antique buildings are crumbling, only becoming even more magical and beautiful. The most vividly abstract and surreal graffiti … Continue reading
I have seen some weird things in Buenos Aires, like a jungle man wearing a skirt made out of braided trash bags, or a Diana Ross flavored rice product, for example. But what I saw today at Starbucks was so … Continue reading
Coming to a new culture made me realize some of the norms that I took for granted. Here is some advice if you’re thinking about touring BA: 5. Drive When I visited Chile in August with my parents, my Dad … Continue reading
Buenos Aires has pasta good enough to turn any carbo-phobe into a wannabe Italian. You can buy freshly made pastas in special pasta factories. Every supermarket has both fresh and dried pastas. You can even get them delivered to your … Continue reading
5. Cookies for breakfast? If breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, someone forgot to tell the Argentines. For those of you used to consuming a healthy or substantial morning meal, I’m sorry to tell you that … Continue reading
Sunny Saturdays and Sundays are best spent perusing the Recoleta Fair, appreciating all of the hand crafted arts and crafts, and taking a mate on the grass. So for Clare’s last weekend, that is exactly what we did.
Sundays are dead in Buenos Aires, with the wonderful exception of the San Telmo Street Fair. Alive with tourists, artisans, antiques and electric tango, this fair can keep you entertained for hours. Booths and tables with vendors line both sides … Continue reading