Argentina

Common Taxi Scams in Buenos Aires

Taxistas in Buenos Aires are known world-wide for the array of scams that they perpetrate against unknowing tourists. The scam happens in a flash and drivers are often so aggressive that…

10 Travel Safety Tips: Buenos Aires

Guest poster Raphael Alexander Zoren from A Journey of Wonders lived for 6 months in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here's his best 10 safety tips to survive in the city.…

Argentina Reciprocity Fees

I lived in Chile for about a year...on a tourist visa. I wasn't the only one. Nowadays many travellers have settled into different locations and often find themselves taking a quick trip to…

Budget Bites at Places Cafe & Bar

Located just steps for the large obelisk in Buenos Aires is a small cafe/bar unknown to many tourists. In reality the cafe looks similar to the hundreds of other bars…

The Guardians of Recoleta

The narrow winding paths of mausoleums resemble tiny streets in this a miniature city known to  locals and travelers alike as the city of the dead. Recoleta Cemetery, in the…

An Afternoon Stroll through Recoleta

Recoleta can easily be considered as one the best neighbourhoods to visit in Buenos Aires as it has great historical and architectural landmarks and is considered the cultural centre of…

Shopping Spree in Buenos Aires

Living in Santiago de Chile has made me yearn for a proper shopping spree. To be quite frank, Santiago de Chile is not known for its designers or interesting fashion…

A Night at the Opera

Teatro Colon Argentina, located just steps from the famous Buenos Aires obelisk, is internationally known as one of the best theatres in the world due to its acoustics and the…

East Meets South in Buenos Aires

Delectable fusion restaurant that will have you coming back for more One of the first restaurant that I visited on my first trip to Buenos Aires was Osaka Restaurant Buenos Aires located…

Lions and Tigers and Bears, OH MY!

Albeit (extremely) controversial, the Lujan Zoo Buenos Aires is definitely a once in a lifetime experience. Lujan Zoo is located approximately 1.5 hours outside of Buenos Aires and is an…