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Where to get good coffee in Buenos Aires – 2017 Edition

12 Jun 2017 / in buenos aires restaurants

Coffee is an integral part of Porteño life, with cafes on almost every corner of the city that are packed all day long with locals socializing over a cortado or simply watching the city pass by.  While glamorous old-school bares notables are very special to the city and highly recommended by us to visit during […]

Seacat Ferry, the best ferry option from Buenos Aires to Colonia, Uruguay

21 Mar 2017 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

Many visitors to Buenos Aires make a short side trip to the beautiful town of Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, usually just referred to as Colonia.  Most people just go to Colonia for the day as it can easily be done as a day trip.  To get to Colonia you cross the Rio de la Plata by […]

Where to buy leather products in Buenos Aires

15 Jun 2016 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

  Most people instantly relate Argentina with great beef, leather, tango, wine and soccer; which is why one of the most common questions we get on our food tours is where to buy leather products in Buenos Aires.   The tradition of producing leather goods in Argentina originates from the gauchos which began crafting leather […]

The perfect escape to Colonia, Uruguay

20 Apr 2016 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

Until very recently I had quite mixed feelings about visiting Colonia, Uruguay.  Yes, it’s a beautiful and picturesque town just across the river from Buenos Aires, but in my previous visits to the town I had never strayed outside the historical district and found it a bit overly touristy and with limited things to do.  […]

Favorite Winery Visits in Mendoza

12 Mar 2016 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

Mendoza is one of my favorite destinations in Argentina.  Yes, there are lots of outdoors activities like hiking, rafting and horseback riding, but my favorite part is the amazing food and wine.  Mendoza is the main wine producing region in Argentina, and where most of the country’s famous Malbec comes from.  Like we wrote about […]

How to enjoy the Summer heat of Buenos Aires

27 Dec 2015 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

  Summertime is the busiest time for tourism in Buenos Aires.  It’s a great destination for sun lovers because the seasons are switched in the Southern Hemisphere making it an ideal escape from the cold winter in the North.  Buenos Aires does get quite hot and humid though, especially in December and January, so we […]

Our favorite non-steak restaurants in Palermo

18 Sep 2015 / in buenos aires restaurants

  Argentina is famous for its beef, and going to a steakhouse, and one of our food tours of course, while in Buenos Aires is a must do. Many visitors to Buenos Aires though aren’t accustomed to eating as much beef as the Porteños, so ask us on our tours for recommendations for non-steak restaurants […]

Best Restaurants in Downtown Mendoza

One of our favorite side trips from Buenos Aires is Mendoza, the wine capital of Argentina. Only 90 minutes by plane from Buenos Aires, Mendoza has a flourishing food scene, one of the reasons we decided to create a food tour in Mendoza. Many wineries offer lavish gourmet wine paired lunches, but downtown Mendoza City […]

Merienda: Argentina’s secret to surviving until dinnertime

  There’s hardly ever a food tour of ours where a guest doesn’t mention how surprised they are by how late dinnertime is in Argentina. Most restaurants in Buenos Aires do not open until 8 pm at the earliest, and it’s not uncommon to begin dinner as late as 10 or 11 pm. So the […]

How to get from Ezeiza International Airport (EZE) to Buenos Aires

03 Mar 2015 / in Argentina Tourism

  Almost all international flights into Buenos Aires, and most definitely all flights from the United States and Europe, arrive at Ezeiza (EZE), the country’s main airport. EZE is located to the south of the City of Buenos Aires and requires you to hire some sort of transit to get to your hotel in Buenos […]