Tips & Tricks
Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo (Av. Del Libertador 4101, Palermo, Buenos Aires) – for those who love horses, as well as those who gamble on horse races, this is the place to be in Buenos Aires. As the building’s façade implies, this is a historic building that was founded in 1876 (as the first race track […]
South American Music Conference (Hipodromo Argentino del Palermo, Av. Del Libertador 4101, Palermo, Buenos Aires) – this is Buenos Aires’ answer to the famed “Winter Music Conference” mega-House & Trance music event in Miami. This one-day event in October has an impressive line-up of international and regional House, Electro and Trance music DJs, such as […]
Luna Park (Av. Madero 420, San Nicolás, Buenos Aires) – despite its amusement park-sounding name, this is an 8,280-seat arena near Puerto Madero, that typically holds medium-sized concerts. Musical acts such as Duran Duran, AC/DC, James Blunt, John Mayer, Laura Pausini, and others have performed there. See its website for upcoming events: www.lunapark.com.ar
Wine Tasting (La Cava, Jufre 201, Buenos Aires) – Argentina, along with neighboring Chile, are major South American wine-producing countries. Naturally, one should come here to sample the country’s vintages. La Cava holds monthly tastings (costing a reasonable 50 pesos to participate). Food items, such as leek-and-mushroom empanadas, are also served.
Partido de la Costa (beach destination) – this is a lengthy popular beach destination for Buenos Aires residents during its warmer months (consisting of a string of seaside towns). This beach destination, which faces the Atlantic Ocean, is located 3 ½ hours south of Buenos Aires (reachable via route “RP 11”). With attractions like Sea […]
Galileo Galilei Planetarium (Parque Tres de Febrero, Av. Sarmiento y Belisario Roldon, Buenos Aires) – this planetarium was opened in 1968. Given its location within the Parque Tres de Febrero, it’s hard to miss (looking like a spaceship or giant egg cup to many passersby). Inside the giant dome there is an auditorium displaying the […]