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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…

Great news to start the extra-long weekend. As from today the Torre Monumental, also known as “La Torre de Los Ingleses”, near Retiro train station is open to visitors. After 15 years of closing is it an extraordinary opportunity to visit La Torre de Los Ingleses. The visit will bring you to the upper balcony of the tower. It gives you a magnificent look over the city, the train station and when the weather is…

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…

It will maybe remind you to Águeda, a small town in Portugal or you saw it on the internet somewhere. Buenos Aires has his own colorful umbrellas in the air. A small gallery in San Telmo let you wonder about the colorful sky. A must stop when you take a walk in the oldest neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Address: Defensa 1066, C1065AAT Buenos Aires https://goo.gl/maps/v4ACnKoJpPt

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…

A perfect hidden secret: Manhattan in Buenos Aires. We are not kidding if we say that there is a Statue of Liberty and Chrysler building in Buenos Aires. We give you the exact location and why there is a Statue of Liberty in Buenos Aires. The images below give you a sneak view. Find out by yourself and take metro line D to station “José Hernández”. After two minutes of walking, you will notice the…

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?…

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