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Café Las Violetas in Buenos Aires is a remarkable place in the neighborhood Almagro. Probably the name doesn’t ring a bell. It is like Les Deux Magots in Paris. A cafe that you should visit. Confiteria Las Violetas has a long reputation as a rendezvous place for famous people and some secret meetings were held. Read also: Café Tortoni, the guide best time to visit and its history Why is Las Violetas remarkable? The first moments…

Today, on the 9th of July, we celebrate de declaration of independence in Argentina. On July 9, 1816, the former Congress of Tucumán declared the independence of the United Provinces of South America against the Kingdom of Spain. Actually, the United Provinces of South America didn’t represent Argentina as we know today. In 1816 there was also the Federal League, which represented more the northern part of Argentina. Do you want some background information about…

Get cheaper domestic flights rate in Argentina by flying with Aerolineas Argentinas. The airline uses two prices: non-residents’ fare and residents’ fare. This can result in a big price difference. Especially when you plan to fly to Ushuaia or further destinations in Argentina. Let’s get a vacation out of Buenos Aires city and explore Argentina! Read also: secrets about domestic flights in Argentina How get cheaper domestic flights in Argentina? There is more than one…

The video above gives you an impression of how Buenos Aires was in 1954. In that time Juan Perón was busy with his last term as president of Argentina. From 1946 till 1955 is also known as the Peronist years. Read also: top 15 things to do in Buenos Aires Buenos Aires in 1954 The years 50 were marked with some coupe d’etats with low economic activity, but later in the 60’s the economy recovered. …

We can describe the cemetery of Recoleta in Buenos Aires as one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. The last resting place of Eva Maria Duarte de Perón. One of the most famous people out of Argentinian history are not resting in the cemetery of Recoleta but in Chacarita. Such as Carlos Gardel. The tango singer of the last decades. Read also: where to stay in Buenos Aires? Is the cemetery of Chacarita forgotten?…

Argentina has some secrets. Most of them are well known for all the residents of Buenos Aires but for tourists, it can be pretty surprising.  These are things Argentinians will not tell you and we found out when living in the heart of Argentina. Read also: top 10 things to do in Buenos Aires Things Argentinians will not tell you Why do we write about this? It’s actually funny after a while. First, you think…

Buenos Aires is the ideal start or stop-over during your backpack trip in Argentina. What are the best hostels in Buenos Aires? You prefer a calm neighborhood or the part in Buenos Aires that never sleeps. These are the best hostels in Buenos Aires. Read also: where to stay in Buenos Aires (neighborhoods and areas) The hostels in Buenos Aires Hostels in Buenos Aires are getting better, you can store your backpack more secure, and…

Calle Florida in Buenos Aires. You will pass it during a tour or for exchanging your money on the black market. But, what is Calle Florida’s history and what is there to do? Read also: the best guide of La Boca. Things to do and see. Calle Florida: where it is located? One of Buenos Aires most famous streets is Calle Florida. It connects the wide avenue Avenida de Mayo (close to Plaza de Mayo)…

Enjoy your travel to Buenos Aires and do you have some spare time? Why not going for a day to Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay. While Buenos Aires is overwhelming but also crowded, a day at Colonia del Sacramento is the ideal change in your travel program. How to get to Colonia departing from Buenos Aires? And the best things to do in Colonia del Sacramento. Read also: more day trips from Buenos Aires One…

What is the best tango show in Buenos Aires? Is it a must-do when you visit Buenos Aires or is it too touristic? Is there a difference between shows? We went from show to show and found out. ? Read also: hop-on hop-off bus in Buenos Aires, worth the money? Argentina is the birthplace of the tango. A dance with influences from Africa, Native America, and Europe. Where to see the best tango show in…

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