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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 […]

Best Summer Bars in Buenos Aires

Summer is an interesting season in Buenos Aires. As a reminder, here in the Southern Hemisphere the seasons are the opposite as in the North. During January Buenos Aires feels like a different city, with a huge percentage of the population away on vacation or taking time off of work. Towards the end of January […]

Best Beer in Buenos Aires

01 Dec 2014 / in buenos aires restaurants

Argentina is famous for its great wine, but you might be surprised that since 2001 Argentines have actually consumed more beer per capita than wine. The country has a long beer making history since many of the immigrants that populated Argentina came from countries famous for beer such as Germany, Switzerland, Poland and Ireland. An […]

6 Reasons you must visit Buenos Aires now!

Buenos Aires is an amazing city and is unlike any other. I never think it’s fair to say it is the “Paris of South America,” because in my opinion it’s far more dynamic, young and creative than Paris, and really has its own strong personality. If you’ve never had the chance to visit Buenos Aires, […]

Provoleta: Argentina’s Delicious Grilled Cheese

28 Jul 2014 / in Argentine Cuisine

  One of the foods we always try on our parrilla food tours in Buenos Aires is Provoleta.  While technically Provoleta is a trademarked brand name, it has become a generic name for the dish.  Basically it is barbecued provolone cheese, but the secret is in the preparation, requiring years of experience to do correctly. […]

The Bares Notables of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is unique within Latin America with its grand boulevards, stunning European style architecture and lush parks and plazas.  Buenos Aires is very proud of its history and heritage, and is careful to preserve it.  A great example are the 73 Bares Notables, historic cafes given landmark status by the city government.  These cafes, […]