The Tango Beat in Buenos Aires

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There are some cities on the planet that are must visits, which are on everyone’s bucket lists, and that ooze culture, sophistication, and a certain something you can’t quite put your finger on. Whether you’re picturing Milan, Rome, London, Florence, Paris, or New York, there are countless besides. The Argentinian capital is certainly one of them.

Buenos Aires has a tango party on every corner, whilst also being packed with history, culture, delicious food, and shopping opportunities. This is a big, sprawling city, one which has 48 barrios, or neighbourhoods, and all offer a different side to this vibrant and happening destination.

Getting around can be difficult if you have no idea where you’re going, and whilst there is a lot to be said for exploring on your own steam and enjoying what you find, saving time is also important if you’re not in the city for that long. When it comes to getting from the airport to your hotel, or vice versa, how about hiring a limo?

Wait! This is not as expensive as you’re thinking! Limo hire is a great way to get to where you need to be fast, in luxury, and also to add a certain something extra to your break. It’s definitely something worth checking out.

When it comes to those neighbourhoods we mentioned, how do you know where to go? Well, research is important here, because as we mentioned, there are 48 of them!

Microcentro is where the most famous parts of the city are, and this is also known as Downtown. A famous pedestrian area, called Florida Street, is located in this neighbourhood, and this is where you can get your serious retail therapy hit. If you want something a little more authentic however, San Telmo is a great go-to. Here you will find old houses, but you will also find vibrant nightlife, with plenty of locals partying, especially at the weekend.

Palermo is where you will find more upmarket life, and La Boca is colourful, quite literally! The houses are painted every colour you can imagine! If you are looking for something seriously upmarket, then Recoleta is where you need to go, however Puerto Madero is fantastic at night, set on the waterfront and packed with international restaurants and nightlife. Venture a little further out of the city to the Reserva Ecologica Costanera Sur, where nature lovers will be in their element!

As you can see, there are plentiful areas to explore in and around Buenos Aires, and this is a city where you will easily bump into people from every corner of the globe also.

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