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Buenos Aires Fall 2008

Buenos Aires Fall 2008Trip Plan

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Just returned from Buenos Aires in November 2008, with suitcases bulging with nifty shopping finds, and a belly bulging with great food and wine. We stayed in a one-bedroom apartment in Las Canitas, a lovely, leafy neighborhood to retreat to after a day spent exploring the city. (And the apartment was a great deal too: We used a rental service called Buenos Aires Habitat, and the folks there were friendly and helpful.)


San Telmo
See + Do San Telmo, Buenos Aires

With its faded Italianate tenements (once the mansions of the Buenos Aires upper-crust) and cobbled calles, San Telmo is one of the most atmospheric of B.A.'s... more

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Hotel Home Buenos Aires
Hotel Hotel Home Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

Aimed at the hip, partying crowd increasingly drawn to Buenos Aires' late-night pleasures, Home was the first hotel to open in fashionable Palermo Hollywood.... more


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Nightlife Milión, Buenos Aires

Housed in a three-story mansion built in 1903 by the wealthy Allemand family, Milión encompasses three high-ceilinged dining rooms, two exterior terraces,... more

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See + Do Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur, Buenos Aires

Accessible from calles Viamonte or Brasil, on the riverward side of Puerto Madero, the expansive Costanera Sur ecological reserve—built over a... more

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See + Do Recoleta, Buenos Aires

The tony enclave of Recoleta feels like the 16th arrondissement of Paris or Manhattan's Upper East Side. Its leafy streets are lined with ornate townhouses,... more

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Puerto Madero
See + Do Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires

It's still shocking to many porteños that Puerto Madero—once a run-down dock area—has now surpassed Recoleta as B.A.'s highest-rent district.... more

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See + Do Palermo, Buenos Aires

Palermo is B.A.'s largest barrio, and, with its numerous sub-barrios and 350 acres of parkland, it feels like a city unto itself. There's the wonderful... more

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See + Do Malba, Buenos Aires

This sleek modernist slab on the edge of Palermo Chico—the choice address of B.A.'s television personalities and diplomats—was designed by a... more

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See + Do Jardín Japonés, Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is one of the greenest of world metropolises, with avenidas, calles, and plazas generously planted with grand, locustlike tipas (the branches look... more

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See + Do Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays, Buenos Aires

This welcoming green haven, built by the prolific French-Argentine landscape architect Carlos Thays in 1898, is an ideal place for a Sunday-afternoon ramble.... more

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Eating Ølsen, Buenos Aires

Germán Martitegui, the bald, goateed visionary behind this mod Nordic bistro (who's also exec chef at Casa Cruz and Tegui), has become the city's chef of... more

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Eating Sucre, Buenos Aires

You know Sucre is hot the moment you step through the door. There's its sleek industrial ambience of exposed girders and pipes, the perfectly exfoliated... more

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Bar Uriarte, Buenos Aires

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Shop Tramando, Buenos Aires

Once partnered with designer Jessica Trosman, Martín Churba went on to make his name manufacturing iconoclastic plastic- and paint-splattered textile... more

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See + Do Estancias, Buenos Aires

The pillars of rural Argentinean life are its estancias, ranches built by the owners of sprawling properties on the fabled pampa. Many were established by... more

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