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Entries with Keyword San Telmo

The holiday season is officially upon us, and if you’re spending these fiestas in Buenos Aires, perhaps you’ve found yourself scrambling to make plans for Christmas or New Year’s Eve. Whether you’re an expat orphan that hasn’t been lucky enough …

One of the most historic barrios of Buenos Aires, San Telmo sees its cobbled stone streets flood with tourists in search of artisans and antiques every Sunday. Beginning at Plaza Dorrego and finishing close to Plaza de Mayo, it isn’t …

Spring is perhaps the most beautiful season in Buenos Aires. The sunshine is beginning to warm up and there are still a few months to go before the miserably sticky heat of midsummer. It’s time to make the most of

Let’s be honest. On a raw, wintry day, tucking into a big bowl of soup feels like the only rational activity. When your feet have been damp for what feels like weeks, when you no longer remember what a blue

On Thursday, the Buenos Aires City government presented the new numbers from the 2017 “Crime Map.” According to the official report from the Security Ministry, there were 68,297 thefts inside Capital Federal; Palermo tops the ranking, as the primary

Let’s be honest, sometimes being an adult sucks. When you’re a kid, everyone is always encouraging you to express your creative side, whether you want to or not, but as an adult it’s easy to get swept up into the …

Speciality coffee seems to be something of an obsession in Buenos Aires at the moment, a stark change from just a few years ago when expats were bemoaning the limited options available in your average porteño café. For a country …

The Buenos Aires Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) is one of those galleries that is frequently overlooked in favor of the more established players of the Buenos Aires art scene. Even location-wise, its close proximity to the much better-known MAMBA

You know that useless, ugly San Telmo “highway to nowhere” hanging over Huergo and San Juan Av.? Great news, it’s finally getting demolished. Autopistas Urbanas (AUSA), the City’s company operating its highways, is in charge of taking it down.

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Uploaded to Twitter by the very teenagers that carried out the attack, a video – filmed on what looks like a cell phone and shared with the caption ‘Calm down as Carlos is okay’ – shows the brutal assault of …