October, 2013 Monthly archive

Art galleries in PalermoAt Palo Santo Hotel, we love art. What if we could help our guests discover the next grean Argentinean artist or simply buy a painting to embellish their walls back home. In Palermo Hollywood and Palermo Soho, you will find a dozen of art galleries. Most welcome aficionados as well as serious buyers.

Here is our selection of the best art galleries in Palermo.

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L Oasis d Aboukir green wall - two months after the installation

A green wall is a wall that is completely or partially covered with vegetation. French botanist Patrick Blanc is credited as the inventor of the concept in the late 1980s. Green walls are found most often in urban environments where the plants reduce overall temperatures of the building. Plant surfaces reduce the absorption of solar radiation and heat storage in the building material.

L’Oasis d’Aboukir green wall

L’Oasis d’Aboukir green wall can be found in Paris, at the corner of Rue d’Aboukir and Rue des Petits Carreaux, a densely populated area in the city center. The green wall was installed on the occasion of Paris Design Week in 2013. Installation was realized in less than seven weeks.

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Easy day trip from Buenos Aires - Tigre

Want to take a day trip from Buenos Aires? A tour to Tigre, only 20 miles away, is a great option. It is an easy day trip to a completely different scenery. There, the Parana River forms small islands and wonderful streams.

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Bike tours in Buenos Aires

Our 3 recommended, off-the-beaten-track bike tours to enjoy Buenos Aires by bike.

To discover a city by bike is always a great experience. Biking gives an incredible sense of freedom. One can enjoy another rhythm and reach more remote places than by walking. There are more than 60 miles of bicycle paths in Buenos Aires. Here are our recommended stretches to reach less touristic but beautiful areas.

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Milo Lockett Art Gallery

Plastic artist Milo Lockett opened his art gallery in Palermo, in Cabrera St. 5507. This creative space was designed both to showcase its work and to function as a meeting point for artists and the public.

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Edificio Tornquist - Buenos Aires

CASA FOA is an annual exhibition of architecture, interior design and landscaping. It is held every year in a different place: an exceptional house, palace or monument. If you are in Buenos Aires during this yearly even and are interested in interior design, you should definitely go.

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Best Parrillas in Buenos AiresArgentina is famous for its flavorsome, incredibly tender meat. In Buenos Aires, you will find a great number of parrillas. These restaurants specialize in grilled meats, principally beef. There are all types of parrillas, ranging from elegant, upscale restaurant to former food trucks. You will almost always be amazed by the quality of the meat but some places offer better value or setting.

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