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Eating Delicious Asado (BBQ) in Argentina

Living like a local in Argentina requires a few things. Copious mate and red wine consumption, a religious affiliation to a fútbol team, contradictory behaviors, the ability to no longer require sleep, and a slang derived dialect, to name a few. However, one of the best, and maybe most quintessential Argentine event, is the asado.…

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Guide to Buenos Aires Street Markets

Souvenir shopping is a burden that all travelers must face at some point during their travels. Fortunately in Buenos Aires, there is a way to combine the chore of souvenir shopping while still exploring new neighborhoods and being immersed in a cultural experience. Ferías in Buenos Aires take over the city every weekend; covering parks and…

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Shopping for Leather Goods in Buenos Aires

Argentina is famous for many goods and resources, but it is probably most famous for its cows. Their meat is renowned worldwide and the leather goods that are made here are of the highest quality. Everything from finely made shoes, wallets, bags, and jackets can be found at very reasonable prices. There are so many…

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Take a Short Break from Buenos Aires to the Tandil Mountain Range

If you are looking for a break from the fast pace of Buenos Aires or feel yourself craving the outdoors, think about spending a weekend in the town of Tandil, in the southwest area of the Buenos Aires province. Located in the Sierras de Tandil mountain range, its landscape is green and mountainous, yet it…

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Breakfast in Buenos Aires

Getting breakfast in Buenos Aires can be a strange experience for travelers new to the city. There is no omelettes, bacon, sausage, pancakes, in fact breakfast as some of us know, it barely exists at all. In the United States, for example, it is taught that breakfast is the most important meal of the day…

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One of the Best Museums in Buenos Aires – MALBA

MALBA is the museum of modern Latin-American art located in the center of the city. It is the most visited museum in Buenos Aires and renowned throughout Latin-America as one of the best museums. While I am generally reticent about going to museums in large cities because I can get bored with them (very quickly),…

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Closed-Door Restaurants: The Hidden Gems in Buenos Aires

There are many restaurants worth lauding in Buenos Aires, but behind closed doors exists an entirely different dining experience throughout the city.  While you are here everyone will undoubtedly recommend their favorite parrilla, or “the best steakhouse”, but one of the less well known eateries is the closed-door restaurant, or las puertas cerradas. Interspersed throughout…

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Running in Palermo Parks, Buenos Aires

Staying in decent shape in Buenos Aires is a difficult feat to accomplish once you get to the city.  Everything is red meat this, or ice cream that, and chances are whatever it is it’s covered in cheese (even some of the ice cream).  There are no hills anywhere and the only energy I expend…