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6 Things To Do In Buenos Aires

Puerto Madero at Night

Buenos Aires is one of the most invigorating and exciting cities that one will ever visit in their lifetime. There are six things that a person who visits Buenos Aires should do before they leave.

1) Attend a Boca Juniors soccer

There will be few experiences more memorable than watching this favorite football team of Diego Maradona play on the pitch and the partying that takes place in the stands. At a game the people in the stands might as well not use their seats because the fans generally dance and sing for the entire game while wearing the blue and yellow colors of their beloved team. You will be able to witness the emergence of the next Argentinian football star on this field and whether you attend a game during the day or night you will be swept up in the range of incredible emotions that take over all the Boca Juniors supporters.

2) Tango

One cannot come to this lively, beautiful city and not attend a tango show. This is a city that is home to some of the best tango dancers in the world. During your visit to this city you can go out for dinner and watch some of the best dancers perform at locales such as Rojo TangoCafe de los Angelitos or Gala Tanga. After watching people Tango you can even visit a tango club which are known as a milonga and learn how to tango yourself. You only live once and there is no better place to learn how to tango or just how to not step on a dance partner’s toes than a milonga in Buenos Aires.

3) Introduce Your Palate To The Great Argentinian Delicacy

Offal at the Restaurant La Brigada

This meal when first observed does not look the most appetizing but once a person takes a bite of this meal they will want more. The offal is the Argentine steak and it consists of the intestines of the animal that has been butchered. This tasty meal is usually served with chorizo and morcilla (black pudding), chinchulines (chitterlings), liver (briny rinon) and molleja (sweetbread). Before you take a bite of this meal you should take a picture so you can always remember that some of the best tasting foods in life may not look appetizing but they taste delicious.

4) Appreciate Incredible Argentinian Art Works at Malba: Coleccion Constantini

Take some time to look at the art works of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Tarsila do Amaral at this Buenos Aires art museum. The works of these renowned Argentinian artists are explained at the small cinema at the museum after which a person can sit down at the cafe or restaurant to enjoy some traditional Argentine cuisine.

5) Enjoy some dulce de leche

Dulce de leche is a milky caramel syrup that the people of Buenos Aires put in their various desserts or snacks. It is a favorite food flavoring of the city that is placed in snacks such as alfajores (round biscuits) and torta rogels (crispy cakes) as well as on top of desserts such as ice cream to enhance their taste. This syrup will make all your desserts taste better and before long you will not be able to imagine having a coffee and a dessert without this syrup topping.

6) Enjoy The Night Life of Buenos Aires

One of the great things about this city is that the evening does not actually being until after 9:00 pm. People will go to restaurants after this hour to eat and then this will be followed by drinking or dancing and in many instances both of these activities. A trip to this great city should include a visit to one of the great night life settings such as the Gran Bar Danzon which has a hip, upscale crowd, excellent bar food and an extensive wine list that can satisfy any lover of wine.

There is much to do in the city of Buenos Aires as it is a city that will invigorate your senses and make you feel alive when you partake in each of these six activities.

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