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P is for Polo and Palermo

Polo, introduced by British immigrants in the 19th century and boasting today the highest number of ten-goal players in the sport, Argentina has long been hailed as home to the best polo in the world. It is played throughout the…

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O is for Orchestra and Opera

Orchestra and Opera Greats generously dot the list of guest performers who have played to audiences at the Teatro Colon.  One of the earliest of the legendary tenors was Enrico Caruso, followed by singular appearances of the now famous trio:…

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N is for National Museums and More

National Museum of Fine Arts (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes) is a must-see because its outstanding collection of outstanding Argentine artists. A whole room is devoted to Antonio Berni’s work, accompanied in other galleries by native-son artists such as Xul…

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M is for Malls and Much More

Mall-Mania:  Visitors can learn a lot about a city by dropping in at local grocery and liquor stores, patronizing a neighborhood laundromat or beauty salon. Malls too can be places to not only shop, but to mix and meet with…

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L is for La Rural and La Boca

La Rural, founded in 1878, is Argentina’s biggest country fair and one of the most important agriculture and livestock fairs in the world. It’s a two-week event that has been taking place every July since 1886. Organized by the Argentina…

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K is for Kids

Kids will not be bored in B.A.  For kid-friendly attractions outdoors, head for the Zoo de Buenos Aires, a 43-acre home to some animals kids may not have seen before: pumas, tapirs, llamas, cayman, anteaters, howler monkeys, coatis.    Additionally, here…

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J is for Jacaranda Trees

Jacaranda time comes in springtime in Argentina, and in October and November, Jacaranda trees blossom and paint the whole city purple.  B.A.’s at her beautiful best in such locations as Plaza San Martin (Retiro), Avenida Libertador near Plaza Francia (Recoleta),…

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I is for Incentive Travel

Incentive travel to B.A.: Si!  Well endowed with experienced DMCs, plus an inventory of luxury and superior hotels, Buenos Aires is a destination tailormade for incentive programs that heighten employee motivation and productivity, wow experiences that reward achievement.   The city,…

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H is for Hippodromo Argentino

Hippodromo Argentino in Palermo is Argentina’s main race course is definitely worth a visit, particularly for horse racing fans, but also because the prize Argentine thoroughbreds are beautiful to watch in action. Races are held Mondays and Friday-Sunday, 2 p.m.…

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G is for Gaucho and Great Gardens

Gaucho culture comes to Buenos Aires during the Feria de Matadores, when these Argentine cowboys come from the countryside with their displays of horsemanship (the Race of the Ring event, for example), handicrafts, live music, folk dancing and lots and…

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