Buenos Aires up close Stories, ideas, trivia and inspirations for your trip. Porteño tutorials Tips and steps to follow to experience the city's most authentic customs and traditions. 7 things you'll learn to love about Buenos Aires The Porteños and their customs have a charm that conquers every visitors' heart. 6 film locations to visit in Buenos Aires Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Duvall and, of course, Madonna, have been seduced by the city. Buenos Aires, where the city itself is a museum of art Discover the work of the city’s most famous artists in the streets as well as in museums. The Sounds of the City Five types of music you'll hear in Buenos Aires, and where to listen - and dance - to them. 6 selfies you have to take in Buenos Aires In the Instagram age, there’s no better souvenir than a feed full of snaps to document your experiences. Discover the rhythm of the city’s roots Before tango, there was candombe, a rhythm with its origins in Africa and its home in the streets of Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires: Gateway to Argentina Make Buenos Aires your base to explore a country of contrasts, experiences, and natural and cultural wonders. Six souvenirs to take home from Buenos Aires Leave space in your luggage for these mementos to remember your trip. 5 cocktails you'll only find in Buenos Aires Sophistication and creative flair create an exciting cocktail scene. Here are five tipples you won’t find elsewhere. The culinary rebels re-evaluating BA’s traditional food A new generation of hipster chefs and producers are shaking up the city's gastro scene and revaluing old traditions. 5 ice creams you have to try in Buenos Aires Stumped for what to order at the heladería? Here's our guide to five of the most popular flavours. 6 things you have to do in Buenos Aires To explore the city to the max, don’t skip these six experiences on your itinerary. Fileteado, Buenos Aires’ living folk art With its delicate lines and floral flourishes, the city’s unique form of decorative art is gaining admirers far and wide. 4 parks where Charles Thays left his mark Discover the parks that bear the signature of the great French landscaper. 8 monuments you have to see in Buenos Aires Discover the most interesting and peculiar sculptures immortalised in the fabric of the city and the Porteño imagination. ... Argentina’s Olympic History As Buenos Aires prepares to host the Youth Olympic Games, we recap our Olympic moments. The many Palermos Palermo is the largest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, but just how many districts does it have? 5 ways to travel back in time in Buenos Aires Trains, tunnels, ruins and colourful characters – all you need to visit past epochs in the city. 9 landmarks on Av. 9 de Julio The world's widest avenue boasts many sights to look out for. 5 songs that sing of Buenos Aires Prepare your playlist with the songs inspired by the city of many passions. 4 museums to visit for free Travelling on a budget? Buenos Aires always has something to offer. Here are four museums you can visit for free. The secrets of Buenos Aires’ historic quarter Exploring the old centre is a must on your visit to Buenos Aires, and there are many little known secrets to discover. Blind tasting: Buenos Aires’ pitch black gourmet theatre experience No images can represent dining in complete darkness. The only way to experience it is to visit! The Alfajor, a nation’s passion In Argentina, discover the traditional confection that became a national icon A percussion experience that's the bomb For more than a decade, a bomb's been exploding in Buenos Aires every Monday night. What's it all about? 3 of Buenos Aires’ urban legends A curse in Recoleta, a monster in Puerto Madero and a labyrinth in Parque Chas. A brief history of Argentine beef The iconic asado was born at the dawn of Argentine history. British cattle, gauchos, and political intrigue formed its story. A city of fountains Discover the rich architectural legacy of the city's fountains. 3 Secrets of Buenos Aires Did you know that BA has a palace of water, a chalet on the skyline, and a park built over the ruins of a prison? Discovering La Boca’s untold stories A visit full of curious tales in the city's most colourful neighbourhood. Going underground: discover urban art on the Buenos Aires subte You can find great street art everywhere in Buenos Aires, even underground. The monument medics Meet the healers patching up Buenos Aires’ monuments at the city’s hospital for statues. Ver en mapa The clothing designer who found freedom from fashion Carola Bessaso, a pioneer on the Palermo scene, continues designing her own universe.