Definitely Go to Montevideo

I was blown away by Montevideo this past November. It has that bohemian, artsy vibe that I love about San Telmo but you feel like you are in a beach town. I'd been through the city a number of times on my way to the beaches further east, but I'd never actually spent any time there. [...]

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In Love with Lima Part 1- Pick Up The Fork

From our favorite food blogger ever, I'm reposting her long and fabulous list of great restaurants in Lima, Peru. Because Allie is our favorite food blogger and because Lima!!! We are dying to go there (and eat there). In Love with Lima Part 1: The Restaurant Bible – Pick Up The Fork. Our esteem for [...]

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Traveling in Argentina, Tips from the Best

Take an overnight bus to Iguazu. Bike from Patagonia to Alaska. Drive from North America to South America. Or hang out in Buenos Aires for three full months. The best tips come from our past guests.

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A Trip to Salta

Salta is the most colonial of cities in Argentina and the surrounding landscape and indigenous small pueblos make a visit of at least a week well worthwhile. Guest blogger Tracy Johnson recommends a few places to stay and eat in the city and two amazing circuits to experience Salta's stunning nature.

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Buenos Aires’ Most Traditional Sunday Fair, Mataderos

Rowdy folklore and dancing, skillful horsemanship, manly gauchos (Argentinean cowboys), inexhaustible amounts of grilled meat, empanadas, and other regional foods, fairly priced and beautifully handcrafted arts & crafts. Oh, yes. I do love the Feria de Mataderos. It’s one of my favorite Sunday activities in Buenos Aires. Watch our video to see if you want to add Mataderos to your list of things to do in Buenos Aires.

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Hostels in Punta del Este

Just north of Punta del Este is a trendy little town called La Barra where we found two great hostels. We showed up at the busiest time of the year, so one was booked, but we found beds at the other.

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Uruguay on a Whim

Is it possible to go to Uruguay in January without any plans? Stay tuned. We'll post again when we get back in three days.

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Cooking with Teresita

We went to the town of Adrogue for a cooking class where Teresita taught us to make the best beef and corn empanadas I've ever had. We loved Teresita, loved her home, and devoured the empanadas.

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About Us

San Telmo Loft is a boutique vacation rental service in Buenos Aires. We've hand picked each apartment in our small collection so that you don't have to spend hours weeding through the blah and mundane. Quirky and stylish, comfortable and quiet (a big plus in this noisy city), each listing is well-located and comes with our stamp of approval.

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