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Buenos Aires Private Tours

Buenos Aires Private Tours

  Thank you for stepping in. My name is Esteban Buffagni and I have been a tour guide in Buenos Aires for more than ten years now. I work especially with Americans and Canadians visiting my city, but I have also have clients coming from all around the world. What I try to do, what […]

Prices in Buenos Aires

A kiosco in Buenos Aires

You have probably heard many times that Buenos Aires is an inexpensive city, especially if you come with Dollars or Euros. But how much do things really cost, and how cheap are everyday staff like bottled water or  a taxi ride? Below is a short list of basic things and their prices in Buenos Aires. […]

Reciprocity fee for Americans, Australians and Canadians visiting Argentina

  If you have an American, Australian  or Canadian passport you will need to pay a fee to enter Argentina. Many of my clients are not that happy and during my tours in Buenos Aires they usually complain about what they think it is unfair. Same thing happens when entering Chile, and in Brazil it […]

Be gay, be in Buenos Aires, be Happy

The people in Buenos Aires are generally quite open minded and liberal, especially comparing to any other big city in South America. Ten years ago a same sex union law was passed, allowing gay couples to share some of the civil rights that a marriage had. Was not called marriage thought, and some of the […]

New Square next to the Teatro Colon

The new square next to the Teatro Colon

    The restoration of the Opera House of Buenos Aires is finally finished, or at least more finished than a week ago. The new “Plaza del Vaticano” (Vatican Square) was re opened yesterday next to the Teatro Colon. The original design was made by Carlos Thays, like most of the public green areas in […]

The Teatro Colon, Opera House of Buenos Aires

  The Teatro Colon is the opera house of Buenos Aires, located just two blocks away from the Obelisk in the center of the city. The building was inaugurated in 1909, playing Verdi´s Aida. The Teatro Colon is usually considered one of the best theatres in the world, and most artists agree that it is one of the big five, together with Alla Scala, […]

Internet access in Buenos Aires

I have found out that most of our clients (Americans and Canadians visiting Buenos Aires) usually think they will have a hard time finding a good internet connection in Buenos Aires. Some of them even decide not to bring their laptops at all,  assuming that it will be pointless. Truth is that connecting to the […]

Buenos Aires Habits and regulations

Let´s list some of the regulations and every day habits of Buenos Aires, that sometimes are not that easy to find out about. It is not that you will need to know them for your trip, but you may find them interesting. We drive (or at least we are supposed to!) on the right side […]

Renting an equipped apartment in Buenos Aires

For visitors staying in the city for six days or more, renting an apartment is a great alternative to a hotel. It is less expensive of course, but also gives you independence and the chance of having your own home in the city. If you are taking side trips to any other city in the […]

At the Buenos Aires airport

Buenos Aires international airport (airport name Ministro Pistarini, airport code EZE) is located 35 km (21 miles) outside the city. There is no public transportation between the airport and the city, so you will need a private transfer to get from the airport to your Buenos Aires hotel. Be aware of the people offering their […]