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Articles by Lydia Dower

Walking from the Obelisco down Avenida Corrientes, it is easy to see why this stretch is called the Broadway of Buenos Aires. The dazzling lights, giant billboards, and sidewalks crammed with people give the area a certain Bright-Lights-Big-City vibe that …

Approximately eight thousand miles from Buenos Aires, our teams are getting prepared for the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, which is now just a matter of days away. We can practically hear the deafening screams of …

Trying to compare Argentine pizza with its Italian relatives over in Europe is like comparing mate and mocha; it’s just nonsensical. That said, it can be very difficult not to get the points cards out to see how they stack …

Let’s not beat around the bush; Argentina isn’t known for being the world’s top shopping destination. With inflation and interest rates at stupid levels and salaries scrambling to keep up, it’s a wonder how anyone can find the spare cash …

I’d bet you anything that, unless you were born and raised in Argentina, the word ‘Argentine’ conjures up the image of Malbec, meat, and tango. Well, while the love for asado and the sheer volume of bodegas in the country …

The past few years have seen the bar scene of Buenos Aires turn into somewhat of a hotbed of activity aimed to occupy even those who consider themselves difficult-to-please. From your standard bars with pool tables and darts to the …

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few years, you will have seen the cycle lanes scattered throughout Buenos Aires and most likely you’ve even used them to get from A to B.

If you aren’t …

This year marks a whopping 110 years since Teatro Colón, one of the most beloved buildings in Buenos Aires (and one of the five best concert venues in the world) opened its doors to the public.

That’s even older than …

One thing we know about Buenos Aires is that there is no shortage of museums in the city. From art to history to whatever comes in between, you can pretty much find anything to educate yourself for an afternoon in

Love it or loathe it, Christmas is officially over and the next big thing on our radar is New Year’s Eve. Whether you had a more subdued Christmas at home with your family or if you partied until the early …