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When you are in Buenos Aires or planning to come, then you will probably visit the Obelisco. That big spike in the middle of the city is an icon itself. However, there is a secret near the Obelisco. The villa of 9 de Julio is also known in Spanish as the chalet 9 de Julio. Read also: Must see! Statue of Liberty and Chrysler building in Buenos Aires What is the villa 9 de Julio?…

Not everything in Buenos Aires is amazing, great, or fantastic. There are things NOT to do in Buenos Aires. After living in Buenos Aires for 5 years, there are some things, places, or activities I can advise against. This of course is based on my experiences that I would like to share with you. Read also: 20 things you should visit in Buenos Aires! My things NOT to do in Buenos Aires Visit the zoo…

What used to be glamor and class is now a dark abandoned building. In the street Arroyo in Retiro you can find the former 5 star Sofitel hotel. In December 2017 Sofitel hotel moved out from the stately building. Fifteen years long, it welcomed many visitors in their impressive entrance hall. So, now it’s just empty and waiting for the next owners. Read also: the secret of 9 de Julio Villa The former 5 star Sofitel…

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…

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 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.  The…

Wine lovers, this is the article for you. A wine tasting must be on your to-do list if you are in love with wine as we do! Argentina is known for his Malbec wine from Mendoza, but did you know that Argentina has more wine regions with amazing wines to offer. And on top of that, wine is the national drink of Argentina! Where to go on a wine tasting in Buenos Aires? Read also:…

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 café Las Violetas remarkable? The first…

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…

Buenos Aires is a bustling city full of great bars and clubs. Just finding the unique bar makes your trip to Buenos Aires a little bit more special. I went to Floreria Atlantico. A secret bar in the city and selected as one of the best bars in the world. Read also: the best rooftop bars in Buenos Aires A hidden secret in Retiro but well known under porteños (residents of Buenos Aires). Imagine entering…

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…

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