Tag: The Real Argentina: Culture

Romance in Argentina: Dating Tips and Advice

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Embarking on the minefield which is Latin dating can be riddled with uneven paths and furious explosions as well as tears, suffering and angst. Over the top? No way, José…

February 10th, 2017

CUATRO ESQUINAS: FOUR NOTABLE CORNER BARS IN BUENOS AIRES

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You’ve got a favourite corner bar in Buenos Aires, haven’t you? Whichever neighbourhood you live in or have stayed in, there’s surely one watering-hole, a bar de la esquina, that’s captured your heart. Thanks to their very architecture, corner bars in Buenos Aires tend to be the prettiest, standing out for that bevelled, three-sided entrance (known as arquitectura en ochava in Spanish) that lets diners and drinkers inadvertently interact, gazing out at a city in movement.

February 6th, 2017

WHERE TO EAT VEGAN FOOD IN BUENOS AIRES

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You don’t eat meat. In fact, you’re vegan. In Buenos Aires? Well, you’d better get used to the laughter. But stop right there. Food choice has come a long way since Lonely Planet labelled Argentina as one of the worst countries in the world for non-meat eating travellers.

December 15th, 2016

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO EATING AND DRINKING IN ALMAGRO

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Almagro, the up-and-coming Porteño neighborhood that is already on the up, has everything you want in a Buenos Aires barrio. Unlike too cool for school Palermo, Almagro is cool without even trying. Let’s get into it about your go-to spots in one of the best under-the-radar barrios of Buenos Aires.

December 7th, 2016

6 TOP PICKS FOR OPEN HOUSE BSAS

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Open House Buenos Aires give you the chance to go behind the doors of some of the city’s most interesting and iconic buildings. Here is The Real Argentina’s pick of the best six.

December 2nd, 2016

ARGENTINA’S SILVER LINING

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Daniel Escasany: 40 years of devotion to silver on show.
In a new exhibition, one of Argentina’s most esteemed platero’s (silversmith’s) Daniel Escasany, brings together a collection of his life’s work for the first time. Free and open to the public, it’s the chance to meet the artisan face to face and get in touch with this deep-seated silvery side of Argentine culture.

October 6th, 2016

THE 14 ARGENTINE MOVIES YOU NEED TO WATCH

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Argentine film is hot right now. Spanning a range of genres, Argentine film can help you understand the complexities and attractions of the beautiful country of Argentina, the culture – and the language.

COSTA RICA: THE FOODIEST STREET IN BUENOS AIRES

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Buenos Aires is definitely a foodie city. But if you were to eat a street, the foodiest street in BA, where would you go? After a decade of research, I nominate Costa Rica – Palermo Hollywood section.