Dynamic Districts of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, like most large urban areas, is actually a collection of varied communities, and as we explored many of them we found each offered unique backgrounds and qualities.

Perhaps no two barrios of the city capture quintessential Buenos Aires better than… CONTINUE READING >>

Buenos Aires, like most large urban areas, is actually a collection of varied communities, and as we explored many of them we found each offered unique backgrounds and qualities.

Perhaps no two barrios of the city capture quintessential Buenos Aires better than… CONTINUE READING >>

Feel The Tradition of La Boca in Buenos Aires

There is some uncertainty as to the origin of the name of the old port area known as La Boca, the obvious explanation would be that the area lies at the mouth, or la boca in Spanish, of the small river Riachuelo.

But the early residents of La Boca came from Genoa, Italy, more specifically the part of … Continue reading “Feel The Tradition of La Boca in Buenos Aires”

Cowboyin’ Up in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is a city fueled by meat, and Mataderos is the barrio, or neighborhood, that traditionally supplied that fuel.

To celebrate that tradition and preserve many of the customs of the gauchos, who we would call cowboys, a huge event known as the Feria de Mataderos is held.

Thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy the food, music, crafts, and particularly the feats of skill demonstrated by the gauchos… CONTINUE READING >> 

Buenos Aires is a city fueled by meat, and Mataderos is the barrio, or neighborhood, that traditionally supplied that fuel.

To celebrate that tradition and preserve many of the customs of the gauchos, who we would call cowboys, a huge event known as the Feria de Mataderos is held.

Thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy the food, music, crafts, and particularly the feats of skill demonstrated by the gauchos… CONTINUE READING >>