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Local Life, History and Culture in Buenos Aires

What do an espresso with steamed milk and a political protest have in common? They are both part of everyday life in Buenos Aires, a city with a unique and vibrant mix of cultures, a tumultuous history and a frenetic rhythm.

Buenos Aires can be a lot take in, with new and interesting people and events popping up amongst the more traditional local staples.  Use our guide to porteño life to get a better feel for what’s happening in BA and for interesting info to round out your local knowledge.

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

Culture

The Buenos Aires Obelisk

The Buenos Aires Obelisk

The story of how one contested landmark became the centerpiece of Argentine cultural life, as told through important events that have taken place there in the past year (August 2016 to 2017).

Expat Life & Blogs

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.

History

Ña Serapia

Ña Serapia

Join us as we dig in to a bowl of what some consider the best locro in the city – Argentina’s National Dish – at Ña Serapia in the heart of Alto Palermo, and learn why this dish is symbolic of the May Revolution!

Publications

BA Insider Magazine

BA Insider Magazine

Read about the “Who, What, When, How, Why & Where of Living in Buenos Aires” in BA INSIDER Magazine, a bi-monthly publication with listings and suggestions for great places in Buenos Aires to eat, drink and explore.

Random Articles & News

Recoleta: Best Cemetery Tour in the World

Recoleta: Best Cemetery Tour in the World

BuenosTours was named as giving the best cemetery tour in the world by the Guardian newspaper, one of the most respected dailies in the UK, for our walking tour of the famous Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires.

Famous Argentines

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel is Argentina’s most adored tango singer. The King of Tango’s smooth voice continues to enchant fans 100 years since he began singing. We honor his life, death, and beloved barrio: Abasto!

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