Off the beaten track graffiti in Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires – Off the Beaten Track Areas

There is plenty to explore in the vast city of Buenos Aires, with restaurants, cafes and attractions spanning the whole metropolis. Once you’ve walked by the Obelisk monument one too many times, you’ll be ready to cover new ground.

Hop on a train to the north end of town for some fresh air, or spend a day in the outskirts of the capital. Below are our suggestions for making the best of the city’s less visited areas.

Or if you are a photographer, and keen on checking out some more obscure areas with a professional photographer, then check out Jerry Nelson’s Private Photowalk.

[Top photo credit: Elliot Solomon / All Rights Reserved]

Belgrano

Daniel Tunnard, Colectivaizeishon Author

Daniel Tunnard, Colectivaizeishon Author

A question and answer session with prominent expat Daniel Tunnard: the Englishman in Argentina who wrote a book about taking all 140 city bus routes in Buenos Aires… and lived to tell the tale.

Mataderos

Mataderos Fair

Mataderos Fair

A Sunday afternoon at the Feria de Mataderos is full of the spirit of Argentine gauchos, who come from the countryside to display their horsemanship, handicrafts, live music, folk dancing, and delicious foods.

Almagro, Caballito & Villa Crespo

MASA Club de Tacos – Private Taco Dinner

MASA Club de Tacos – Private Taco Dinner

MASA Club de Tacos is a unique closed door, Mexican-inspired restaurant in Buenos Aires. Read about its tasty tacos, inventive salads, and why this restaurant feels more like a friendly dinner party.

Other Barrios

Dario Wigodzky, BA taxi driver

Dario Wigodzky, BA taxi driver

We interviewed one of Buenos Aires’s (many) taxi drivers! Dario gave us his perspective on the worst of BA’s traffic, the ‘hoods where tango spirit thrives, and where to get the best fugazzeta pizza!