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Welcome to Argentina! The home of the Argentinian Peso (ARS). The Argentinian Peso is a very vulnerable currency. Here we give you the best tips on how safe exchange money in Buenos Aires, the best places to exchange money and even sometimes make a profit! We will talk about: ATM withdrawals, Exchange bureau’s, Calle Florida (black market), XOOM and Western Union, Creditcard and, paying directly in Dollar or Euro in stores. TIP: don’t change your…

We give you an overview of the best locations where to exchange your money in Buenos Aires. Find here a daily update per exchange office. Save money by changing your Dolar, Euro or other currency to Argentinian peso (ARS). In our article “Where to change money (Euro and Dollar) in Buenos Aires” we gave you some interesting tips to change your money in Buenos Aires. Read also: Calle Florida, everything you need to know Current…

There are three certainties in an Argentinian life: having great barbecues, enjoying a Malbec wine, and drinking Yerba Maté with friends and family. If you’re not really familiar with the Argentinian culture, then sharing some maté – oh yes you need to share – will give you the greatest insights into the culture in Buenos Aires. Read also: the best day trip to do in Buenos Aires What is Yerba Maté? Yerba mate is a…

Ministro Pistarini International Airport Ezeiza (EZE) is the only airport that receives international flights from all over the world such as North-America, Europe, Oceania, …  Below you find the best way getting from Ezeiza Buenos Aires airport to Buenos Aires city, tested by locals. We checked all the ways for getting from Buenos Aires international airport to Buenos Aires city. Read more: how to get to El Palomar airport? Getting from Buenos Aires international airport to…

A lot of friends and readers asked us: how many days should I spend in Buenos Aires? We live in the capital city of Argentina for many years and even now and then we discover new things. But in general, we can say that spending 3 days in Buenos Aires is enough to visit the highlights in the city. We give you some tips on what to do and how to plan your stay in…

When strolling around in Buenos Aires’ oldest neighborhood San Telmo, you will meet Mafalda and her friends. Especially when you’re walking in the street Defensa. That is also where the market “Feria de San Telmo is held every Sunday. Who is that little girl sitting on the bank and what the story behind Mafalda in San Telmo? Read also: are you going to see the best tango show in Buenos Aires? Mafalda in San Telmo:…

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…

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…

Celebrating New Year in Buenos Aires and expecting some great fireworks in the city? Sadly, there are no official shows in Buenos Aires. However, we know some places where you can go on New Year’s Eve and have a fun time! Btw, Happy New Year from the Secrets of Buenos Aires team! ? Read also: the top 10 steakhouses in Buenos Aires Fireworks in Buenos Aires Celebrating in Buenos Aires is without an official fireworks…

Argentina wouldn’t be the same if we can’t say something about the easiest thing to do when you’re on a trip: taking a taxi in Buenos Aires. What are the tourist traps, cost of taxi in Buenos Aires, how to explain where to go, and can you pay a taxi in Buenos Aires with a credit card?  TAXI! Read also: the best tango shows in Buenos Aires Taking a taxi in Buenos Aires Buenos Aires…

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