Posts tagged "Buenos Aires"
Snaps - November 2013

Snaps – November 2013

This month’s collection of point-and-click snapshots with asinine commentary follows below. In the unlikely event you’d like more of this nonsense, click here to see our snaps from past months, and  click here to visit our Flickr page.     Grand from the outside and elegant within, Buenos Aires’s Teatro Colón draws plenty of foreign...
Points west

Points west

About a decade ago, our friend and former colleague Reb told us last week over a drink, you heard a lot more British accents in Buenos Aires. In the mid-2000s, many young Britons came to the city – some for extended stays, including two friends of ours – in order to explore and experience a...
Reminders

Reminders

For all the popularity of tango culture in Buenos Aires, it’s possible to spend time in the city without realising the extent to which an archaic music holds sway over its tourism industry. North-west of the centre, Palermo is the largest of the city’s 48 barrios, both by size (16km2) and population (225,000). However, that...
The taxi paradox

The taxi paradox

The paradox is this. Arrive early for an appointment in Buenos Aires and you’ve probably travelled by taxi. Arrive late and you’ve probably been stuck behind one. The streets of Buenos Aires are thick with taxis. Lonely Planet reckons there are 38,000 in town, roughly twice the number of black cabs in London. Stand on...