Buenos Aires, As Shown By Someone Who Grew Up There.

Fernando Cheng

Café Tortoni

Get the churros with submarino (milk with melted chocolate) and enjoy the antique decorations of this cafe.

avenida de mayo

Walk along Ave. de Mayo or hop on the Subway A until Casa Rosada. .

casa rosada

Open to the public, it's the executive mansion and office of the President.


Across from the Pink House, lies the Cabildo.

Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral

and the Cathedral.

la boca

Hop on a taxi and spend an hour or two at this bohemian neighborhood and enjoy it's colorful wall paintings. (but don't wander off the main streets as it could be dangerous).

puerto madero

Enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants by Puerto Madero.

florida street

Walk along Florida St in downtown for some window shopping (there is a shopping mall called Galerias Pacifico on Florida and Av. Cordoba)

plaza armenia

Take the subway D to Palermo and walk to Plaza Armenia for the hippie fair and enjoy an afternoon tea at any of the cafes nearby.

La cabrera

For the best Argentinean steak, try La Cabrera or Don Julio. Make sure to order "bife de chorizo", provoleta, kidney, morcilla, chorizo. Don't forget to eat them with the chimichurri sauce.

mundo bizarro

There are plenty of bar/lounge/clubs options in Palermo Hollywood to choose from. Mundo Bizarro bar is one of them (pictured above).


Hop on a taxi to Costanera, where all the clubs are. If you arrive before 1am, you will be one of the first ones there, as the night starts late and ends late in BsAs.

I would stay at: palermo soho

Stay in Palermo at one of the AirBnB options.

Buenos Aires, As Shown By Someone Who Grew Up There.