Synopses & Reviews
Cheer at a heart-racing soccer match then tango till dawn at a steamy milonga. People-watch from a century-old caf and feast on the most succulent beef imaginable. From the most authentic parrillas to the hippest shopping streets, our native-born author un- covers all the local secrets. Get the inside scoop with this smart, stylish guide to the 'Paris of the South."
Eat, Drink &Be Merry '" tips on Argentine beef and wine from our local food guru, and the best spots to indulge.
Stay In Style '" art-studded walls, tango lessons, nude rooftop sunbathing... lodgings to suit every taste!
Shop Till You Drop '" where to get the best deals and only-in-BA souvenirs, from the San Telmo Antiques Fair to trendy Palermo Viejo boutiques.
Talk The Talk '" Argentine Spanish section includes coverage of lunfardo, BA"s unique slang.
Go Beyond City Limits '" Excursions chapter includes getaways to laidback Montevideo and the spectacular Iguazu Falls.
...for the adventurous traveler who wants to live like a native.' --Real Simple Magazine, June 2005
A native author helps visitors see the city of Buenos Aires from lively San Teimo nightlife to Evita Peron's tomb. Fully updated and expanded with special section on the tango and Argentine beef. 22 maps. Photos.
Discover the Argentine city of Buenos Aries. This guide covers entertainment, accommodation, places to eat and other activities, such as learning or practising the Tango. There are details of excursions to Tigre and other suburbs and how to pronounce Spanish words.