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NileGuide Special Report: Ouro Preto

NileGuide Special Report: Ouro Preto April 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Ouro Preto is a gold mine. Literally. During the eighteenth century the town, nestled in the rolling hills of the largely rural province of Minas Gerais, was one of the most important cities in Brazil – the Americas, even – thanks to the vast gold deposits that were discovered in the nearby foothills. Once...

NileGuide Special Report: Uruguay’s Atlantic Coast

NileGuide Special Report: Uruguay’s Atlantic Coast April 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Pinned in between tourism monster magnets Argentina (to the south) and Brazil (to the north), little Uruguay has for many years been a secret treasure. Now, however, that is starting to change. Luxury resorts, miles of untouched beaches, charming coastal villages, world-class surfing spots, and a friendly...

Pop Up Galleries in Las Cañitas This Weekend

Pop Up Galleries in Las Cañitas This Weekend April 7, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Visual artists of all varieties are hard at work today in Las Cañitas, transforming an abandoned house from the 1950s into a living, breathing work of art. While it’s solely artists on the premises today, the Red Bull House of Art Pop Up Galleries will be to visitors beginning tomorrow at 10am....

Avant Garb(age): The art in wearing trash – Tonight!

Avant Garb(age): The art in wearing trash – Tonight! April 6, 2011 | free, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Who doesn’t love trash fashion? Artistic, wearable trash combines the best of haute couture taste with upcycling materials to give them new life and purpose – a concept that everyone can and should get behind. BA has its fair share of trashionistas – from Miami-bred, BA-based performance artist...

Orchid Festival This Weekend

Orchid Festival This Weekend April 5, 2011 | Events, free | Read More
Stop and smell the flowers at the lovely Escuela de Jardineria Cristóbal M. Hicken this weekend at the orchid festival, thrown by the APCOA – the Argentinian association of orchid growers. Hundreds of varieties of these, the most sensual of flowers, will be on display, arranged along with other varieties...

BAFICI 2011 Kicks Off Wednesday

BAFICI 2011 Kicks Off Wednesday April 5, 2011 | Events | Read More
It’s that time of year again – the weather is turning cooler, tan lines are fading, and little weekend getaways to the coast are a distant memory. Shift gears from vacation mentality to culture overdose with the BAFICI international independent cinema festival, which kicks off Wednesday April...

Buenos Aires Online: The Best of Web-based BA

Buenos Aires Online: The Best of Web-based BA April 4, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
We’ve already covered some of our favorite of Buenos Aires online, including web-based publications, free online music, and great online shopping, but let us add to our ever-expanding list of local online gems. Bookmark these for browsing! Get a glimpse of Buenos Aires thru the lens on Flickr’s...

Where to Get What: BA’s Top Shops

Where to Get What: BA’s Top Shops March 31, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
El Ateneo Grand Splendid byu Mac Aque Shopping in Buenos Aires can be tricky business. At first glance, the factory-direct leather dealers and waaay overpriced international brands (Nike, Adidas) rule the racks and can make shopping in the Argentinian capital a frustratingly blurry-eyed experience. Savvy...

A Touch of Class: Emblematic Bars of Buenos Aires

A Touch of Class: Emblematic Bars of Buenos Aires March 31, 2011 | Five Star | Read More
Feeling in the mood for a posh night out? Check out our picks for the finest spots for a little (pricey) drinky in Buenos Aires: Duck downstairs at the Marriott Plaza Hotel in Plaza San Martin for a classic cocktail of the Manhattan/Old-Fashioned/Dry Martini variety. The sophisticated, dark wood-and-leather...

April is BA’s Unofficial Music Month

April is BA’s Unofficial Music Month March 31, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Oftentimes music-loving Argentineans get cheated out of live performances by their favorite international acts thanks to their location way down south, just a touch too far off the international tour circuit. But when it rains it pours: April’s live music lineup will have any music fan drooling....
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