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May, 2014 Monthly archive

Honeymoon in Buenos Aires

Argentina is a great place to spend your honeymoon. It offers both a glamorous, vibrant capital city and some wonderful wild scenery that you won’t see anywhere else. If you are coming to Argentina on your honeymoon, you should definitely spend four or five days in Buenos Aires. The city offers plenty to explore, excellent restaurants and bars and a charming atmosphere. To give a feel of what your honeymoon in Buenos Aires could be, we have drawn a four-day program with things to see and places to eat. Enjoy!

For addresses and phone numbers of the places we mention in this article, see our address book.

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Looking for a selection of cultural events in Buenos Aires this week? Take a look at our recommendations!

1 – Guided tour of Enrique Larreta Spanish Art Museum

Museo Enrique Larreta

Every Saturday, the Enrique Larreta Museum offers a guided tour of its beautiful Andaloucian garden. The charming Arabic style garden pleases all the senses: listen to the water fountains, smell the wonderful jasmine flowers, touch the different textures on the walls and floor, enjoy the visual harmony.

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With two important art and design fairs in La Rural this week, you will have plenty to shop and see. Discover the Latinamerican art market at ArteBA Art Fair and look for the most original Argentinean design pieces at Puro Diseño Fair.

Enjoy your week in Buenos Aires!

1 – Arte BA Art Fair

Arte BA Art Fair Buenos Aires

Photo Credit: Gentileza arteBA Fundación

ArteBa is one of the main art fair of Latinamerica. It gathers over 500 artists and 100.000 visitors each year. The fair is built around several programs: young curators competition, acquisition program destined to museums and galleries, Proargentina networking program for artists. For art amateurs, it is an opportunity to take a glimpse at contemporary art creation and art marketplace.

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Palo Santo Hotel es un ícono de la arquitectura verde porteña. Más de 800 plantas cubren nuestras fachadas, patios, terrazas y balcones. Una impresionante fuente de 18 metros de altura recorre el edificio y llega al lobby.

Palo Santo es el primer hotel urbano sustentable de Latinoamérica y fue construido según los lineamientos de las normas LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design).

For an English version of this post, please click here.

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This week in Buenos Aires, discover the city’s center with a architectural walking tour and enjoy an exhibition of famous La Boca pintor Quinquela Martín.

1- San Nicolas Area Cultural Walking Tour

Teatro Cervantes Buenos Aires

Eternautas is a travel agency that specializes in historical and cultural tours. Every weekend they offer some interesting walking tours to discover an area of Buenos Aires, at a very affordable rate. Tours are in Spanish. Tour guides are always well-informed and will share interesting facts and insights about architecture and Buenos Aires history.

This week, Eternautas offer a two-hour tour of San Nicolás area, in Buenos Aires city center. You will see Teatro Cervantes, Teatro Colón and the Palace of Justice, among other interesting buildings.

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If you are in Buenos Aires this week, your are in luck: you can attend the most authentic tango championship, in which porteños dancers will compete to represent their city in the Tango World Festival in August. You have also a great choice of jazz and tango concerts and nice exhibitions. Keep reading to learn more about things to do this week in Buenos Aires!  

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Rosario Argentina

Rosario is the third most populated city in Argentina. Only 320kms (200 miles) away from Buenos Aires, it is a nice stop on your way to Iguazú or as a short trip from the capital city.

Why Rosario?

Rosario

Rosarinos (inhabitants of Rosario) are very proud of their city and have many reasons for it. Built on the side of the Paraná River, Rosario has a very peculiar charm. In spite of its one million population, it feels like a smaller city. Rosario is the birthplace of Ernesto Che Guevara and world famous football player Lionel Messi. The high number of university students living there makes for a laid-back, relaxed atmosphere.

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