A walking tour of decorative details; Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Here’s a little walking tour I did in my second week,  less the directions I am afraid,  (I was too busy taking pictures, avoiding traffic and gawping at buildings to jot down the street names)  But I think you’ll be able to follow a similar route.  I started in my own area of San Telmo,  and continued for two or three hours,… Read More A walking tour of decorative details; Buenos Aires, Argentina.

10 tips of Buenos Aires, advice for a friend of a friend.

I received a request from my friend Phillip in London, looking for advice, tips and recommendations on Buenos Aires, on behalf of his friend Christopher, who was travelling out to BA that very week.  Naturally I obliged. Here are my thoughts for what they were worth  Tip One-  contrary to popular misconception,  Buenos Aires is not especially cheap. Rather the opposite is true, until… Read More 10 tips of Buenos Aires, advice for a friend of a friend.

MALBA and il Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

There is a convienent little publication in Carlos’ appartment, a pocket-sized guide called the Mapa de Artes Buenos Aires.   From its pages I select two museums I must visit. The first is a MALPA;  (or Museo de Art Latinamericano de Buenos Aires for short)  is a private museum, constructed by property tycoon Eduardo Constantini to… Read More MALBA and il Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.