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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La Peña del Colorado

Live folklore shows and a rowdy crowd make La Peña del Colorado one of our favorite spots in town. Argentinean folklore features amazing guitar players with talented criollo singers. Order the pinguino, but make sure you get some soda to go with it.

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The 34th Annual International Book Fair of Buenos Aires

Today is the first day of the acclaimed book fair in Buenos Aires. I've been to book fairs all over the world and this is by far the best. Held in the massive La Rural, the fair goes from April 24 to May 12.  The Argentine author Ricardo Piglia will speak at the innauguration today. [...]

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Ten Things to Do in Buenos Aires

I've been living here for just over a year and have had lots of visitors of all sorts--those who love museums, those who love wine, those who just want to know what it's like to live in Buenos Aires, those who want to shop, and those who love music. Here are ten things I would [...]

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