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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 and Belgrano as still being the best place to put your money.  Other top “barrios” were Saavedra, Villa Lugano, Flores, Villa Urquiza…

Championship Polo in Palermo, Buenos Aires!

  Get ready for the 120th Argentine Open Polo Championship this Saturday, December 7th held every year at the Campo Argentino de Polo in Palermo (Av. del Libertador & Dorrego). This event attracts the top polo players in the world and hosts one of the oldest and most prestigious events in the international polo calendar as well as being one of the main social events of Buenos Aires.  Plan on wearing a big brimmed hat and sipping on a glass of chilled champagne between chukkers.  Tickets for the…

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 houses and where the memory of past revolution lingers in the air. Buenos Aires by Day No trip to Buenos Aires would be complete without a visit to the…

The Tea movement in Buenos Aires

History Argentine tea  movement culture is influenced by both local and imported varieties and customs with its multicultural history and the amalgamation o Europe and South America. Yerba Maté is the most noted South American tea with its origins dating back to the indigenous people of Argentina. When Jesuit missionaries first came to Argentina they were concerned by its addictive qualities so tried to ban it, however they reversed their stance and began cultivating it. Argentina has hugely expanded its…

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 feel in Palermo has made it especially popular with the young upper-middle class Argentines as well as foreigners. Palermo started to become fashionable in the 1980s, when its combination…