Posts Tagged ‘Palermo’

Renting an Apartment in Buenos Aires: Tips from a Reputable Agent

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Want to know the most the most common problems encountered when renting a furnished apartment in Buenos Aires? How about which neighborhoods to stay in and which to avoid? Or the best time of year to visit the city? To get answers to these and other questions about renting in BA, I interviewed a local [...]

Cabello Square Apartments Modern and Well-Located

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

I recently rented a furnished apartment in Cabello Square, a nine-story building in Palermo Chico built in 2007. Overall, I enjoyed my month-long stay and found a lot of reasons to recommend the place. I’ll list those below, as well as a few areas where I feel the apartment came up short. The main reasons [...]

MALBA Focuses on 20th Century Latin American Art

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

MALBA (el Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires), is a relatively new museum that houses a number of excellent works of art by important Latin American artists such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Fernando Botero. The museum opened in 2001. MALBA’s collection focuses on art produced in Latin America during the twentieth century. It [...]

Best Neighborhoods for Tourists

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

What’s the best neighborhood in Buenos Aires? Well, the decision of where a person wants to live often comes down to a matter of taste, lifestyle and personal preference. That said, let’s take a look at my favorite neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, ranked in order from best to least-best. Palermo Palermo is probably the best [...]

Trendy Atmosphere, Good Food at Bar 6

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

There are a lot of trendy, popular restaurants in Palermo, especially around Plaza Cortázar, but Bar 6 is one of my favorites. It’s ultra-stylish, and the food is excellent. The high ceilings, good sound system and cool ambience make this a good place for dinner or just drinks. Most of the tables and seats are [...]

A Night of Tango at La Viruta

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

When people ask me for tips on things to do in Buenos Aires, two things always top my list: 1) Visit Recoleta Cemetery and 2) Take a tango class at La Viruta. La Viruta is a milonga located in the basement of the Armenian Cultural Center in Palermo. If you’re new to tango, let me explain that [...]

Jogging or Rollerblading in Parque 3 de Febrero

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Sundays are quiet in Buenos Aires. This normally noisy, busy city relaxes, the traffic disappears and people spend time with their families or catch up on lost sleep. One of my favorite Sunday activities is jogging in Parque 3 de Febrero, a beautiful greenspace in Palermo near the corner of Libertador and Sarmiento. Lots of [...]