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Five things to See in Buenos Aires

Hot-blooded Buenos Aires is famous for sultry dances and steamy nights, also has a chilling side and many have a ghost story to tell. Unlike other historic cities, Buenos Aires doesn’t make ghost tours a big deal. Rather than something for quacks to make a quick peso out of, the stories are part of the city’s fabric – it’s up to the visitor…

Calle Arroyo- why it’s one of Buenos Aires’ most unique and exclusive streets

Calle Arroyo has become one of the most desirable in Buenos Aires and was even baptized by Eduardo Mallea as the “elbow of aristocracy in Buenos Aires”. In the 60’s it was also home to the legendary and trendiest Mau Mau club which was one of the most original and exclusive the city has seen. The street has been home…

Buenos Aires ranked the best city in Latin America to live, according to “The Economist”

For the fourth consecutive year, Buenos Aires led the ranking of the Economist magazine as the best city in Latin America to live. it was 61 ° between 140 cities around the world, above Santiago de Chile and San Juan de Puerto Rico. number 1 was Vienna, the Austrian capital, which dethroned the Australian Melbourne.…

Buenos Aires Main Avenue: One pic can tell one thousand words

This pic is taken from the hotel itself across the widest boulevard in the world. 9 de Julio. . .. A post shared by 🌹💕🌸Marian🌸💕🌹 (@lachicadeloscielos) on Nov 5, 2017 at 2:00pm PST Contact the Gateway to South America team to learn about the best investment opportunities in the region. The…

Great Buenos Aires Spots for Retirees

Barrios para Jubilados en Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires San Telmo, Recoleta and Retiro are the three great Buenos Aires spots for retirees. These are areas of the city which are comparatively safe environments. All this, and enjoying the pleasant temperate climate of Buenos Aires, attracts many retirees from around the world: those who enjoy a very good climate and living in a city that offers a different…

Buenos Aires Bikers Corner – The Best 6 spots to buy or repair your bike

In the past few years Buenos Aires has really started to compete with cities such as Amsterdam, Berlin and Copenhagen with it’s constantly improving bike-friendly reputation. Although not yet quite as renowned for it, Buenos Aires, is becoming more accessible for bikers and bike lanes can be seen on the majority of the cities roads.…

Buenos Aires, city of bookstores

Buenos Aires is a city of bookstores. They can be big and luxurious on the main avenues, discount, or sell antique books in the suburbs. Their appeal for tourists is in the history they represent and the cultural and leisure space they offer. Another interesting feature in many city bookstores is that they are located in national landmarks. Visiting the bookstores…

Where to invest in Buenos Aires?

So, you decided you want to buy property in Buenos Aires but can not decide where. Hopefully this will offer you some guidance.  A recent study done by the Center for Real Estate Research (Centro de Investigaciones Inmobiliarias) ranked neighborhoods in the greater Buenos Aires areas by investment opportunities. It revealed the classic neighborhoods of Palermo…

How Foodie Are You?

How Foodie Are You Over 17,000 people have taken this short quiz of 100 questions to see how they measure up on foods they have tried in their lifetime.   As many of our clients and investors are international, this is a fun little game you can do to see just how well you score as a “Foodie”.  Here is the link:  www.HowFoodieAreYou.com/12703739 (Visited 22 times, 1 visits…

How to go about renovating apartments in BUENOS AIRES

Many property buyers in Buenos Aires like to take part in renovating apartments, whether it be for the sake of making a place truly their own, or for renting the unit out or reselling it to make a profit. And what does it mean to renovate an apartment? Typically, it is to capture the original style of the apartment, and preserve it while adapting…

Buenos Aires: The Ultimate City Break

 A city where the past and present collide in a pleasingly effervescent mixture, where the unmistakeable face of Eva Perón still adorns many of the buildings alongside that of her present day equivalent Christina Fernández de Kirchner. A place where one can explore streets lined with ancient colonial bistros that blend with McDonald’s and Starbucks coffee…

San Telmo, Buenos Aires – a mecca for tourists

San Telmo, Buenos Aires – a mecca for tourists Sometimes a new place just reaches out and takes you into its arms. One minute, Carla Jacome was part of the crowd of tourists taking in a Sunday morning tango demonstration at San Telmo’s Plaza Dorrego. The next, she was part of the show, gliding through the unfamiliar steps in the firm embrace…

Buenos Aires is stunningly decorated by its trees

Every ‘Porteño’ (local from Buenos Aires) has their own Buenos Aires. With the wide avenues, the tango, the gastronomy, the nightlife and the colourful city. That which we don’t all notice or look at, Buenos Aires displays its stunning nuances around the city in each season. It paints the streets with a full palette in its cycle which month…

Where to live in Buenos Aires?

What better way can a residential real estate agent truly know and understand the different neighborhoods they sell properties in than to actually live there?  And that is exactly what I did.  Lived in 6 different locations throughout downtown Buenos Aires. As my husband and I were recent “empty-nesters”, we felt the need to downsize our home and improve our…

Buenos Aires’ most desirable neighbourhood. The chic and fashionable Palermo Soho.

Palermo is Buenos Aires’ most fashionable and exciting area. Often referred to as “alternative”, the Soho area is likened to the trendy Soho areas of both London and New York. The term ‘Soho’ seems to globally denominate the zones that bring together artists, fashion and the most stylish restaurants. The bohemian…