Articles By: Matt

Hotel Palace Alvear

The Hotel Alvear is the most emblematic of Buenos Aires’ hotels, and is also one of the most elegant.  It is situated in the famous neighborhood of Recoleta, and is very close to the Recoleta cemetary.  The art and architecture of the hotel are very classy, and in 2003 the hotel was name a historical […]

Why the Argentinians Use the ‘vos’ Form

In Argentina, when speaking in the second person, they use the pronoun vos instead of tú.  Not only is it a different pronoun, but it is also a slightly different conjugation than tú, when used in the present or the imperative (see our post on the vos form for more detail).  Most people, including many Argentines, believe that the vos […]

La Rural

Believe it or not, outside the bubble of this urban capital of Buenos Aires, exists approximately 3500 kilometers of land not covered in cafés, clubs, restaurants, Porteños, and clothing stores. “La Rural” is the annual agricultural event, which takes place at the event center La Rural Predio Ferial de Buenos Aires and attracts over a […]


If you are looking for a short weekend trip from Buenos Aires, Colón is a great option. It is a small town about 4 hours from Buenos Aires by bus and slightly less if you are driving yourself. Colón is know for their palm trees and their white sandy beaches – not on the ocean, […]

Feature Your Business on Expose Buenos Aires

Get in contact with us if you want to submit your business to the EBA directory.  This is a free way for your to advertise your business on Expose Buenos Aires,resulting in more traffic and better exposure.  For info, check our directory submission page.


Tandil, ArgentinaTandil is a small city located five hours south of Buenos Aires, and a little inland from the eastern coast.  It is a popular destination for weekend and long-weekend trips, and for good reason – it is a relaxing, pretty city with plenty of stuff to do. Some interesting facts about Tandil Tandil has […]

Square of Enlightenment

The Square of Enlightenment (Manzana de las Luces) is a square block of a few different historical buildings, located very close to the plaza de Mayo.  There are daily tours offered for those interested in an important part of Buenos Aire’s history, which take you through the major points of interest in the Square of […]


Pascualina is an Argentine vegetable pie, filled with swiss chard and hard-boiled eggs.  It is found in any traditional Argentine restaurant, and is especially popular to eat as a quick take-out meal. You will need a pre-made pie crust or you can make the pie crust yourself.  Here is how to make the filling: • […]

Estancia El Ombú de Areco

El Ombu is one of the most popular estancias in the area. Located only 20 min from San Antonio, this is a real working estancia where they have over 300 head of cattle. They have a day trip and overnight options, and have the usual estancia activities – real Argentine asado, horseback riding, carriage rides, […]

Bioparque Temaikén

Temaiken is Buenos Aires’ most highly touted zoo, located in Escobar (about 1.5 hours from Plaza Italia). The zoo is beautifully landscaped, and very spacious, which is what really sets it apart from the Palermo Zoo. Unfortunately, this also causes it to cost nearly three times as much (currently $58 for adults, and $44 for […]