Buenos Aires is a city of culture, and is rightfully known for it. Whatever your tastes, the city is likely to have a venue which will suitably whet your creative appetite. Our writers have delved into the local art scene to bring you some hidden gems, away behind the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The world-famous glaciers of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, in the province of Santa Cruz, have finally got the visitor’s centre they deserve: the Glaciarium, aka the Museum of Ice.
Tourists with a new-found penchant for graffiti will be in heaven in Buenos Aires. The city known for tango and cow-meat is fast gaining renown as a street art powerhouse. In fact one of the unexpected joys of wandering the streets of the Argentine capital is stumbling across strange and beautiful artworks…
If you’ve chosen to visit Buenos Aires, you probably enjoy a splash of vino colapso. But don’t let a tiny thing like not speaking Spanish affect your wine tasting in Argentina, as plenty of English-speaking sommeliers are based in BA. Here, three top sommeliers talk about my favourite subject, Argentinian wine
Travelling through Argentina’s vast and beguiling landscapes leaves no doubt as to the incredible variety and contrasts found in this country’s wine regions. From the dizzying heights of northerly Salta, to the wind-swept southerly climes of Patagonia, experience Argentina’s terroir.
It’s green, has loads of great restaurants, and you can shop, dine and be merry alfresco pretty much 24/7. With its tree-lined streets you can see why Palermo is labelled the Paris of South America and Buenos Aires’ answer to New York’s Soho
Catching some of Buenos Aires’s most impressive architectural sights can be considerably less painful than a walking guidebook tour, mainly because it involves simply walking up one street
In Buenos Aires, the only thing that is slow is the melancholic tango. As a tourist here you can feel like you’re being whisked away in a tornado – sometimes you just need to escape from the hectic city life before someone orders you to “tranquilo!”