Word of Mouth: Buenos Aires

Cocktail lounges, craft coffee bars, the best meats and more in the bustling Argentinian city

A cosmopolitan city bustling with energy, Buenos Aires is a jewel in South America that not enough North Americans visit. It seems far—it is almost directly across the Atlantic Ocean from Cape Town—but just a nine-hour overnight flight from Miami feels more like a quick jaunt when you get to sleep most of the way. Known for tango, robust malbecs, supple steaks and Evita, the …

Five Art + Design Destinations in Buenos Aires

Go beyond ArteBA to discover this dynamic city’s design scene

by Laura Feinstein Many emerging design capitals have vied for the fleeting attention of the art world in the past decade. Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Berlin and others have all sought the position, with various degrees of success. Buenos Aires, the bustling port capital of Argentina has in large part shied away from this global art competition—partly due to years of economic woes …

Word of Mouth: Buenos Aires

Tango, coffee and an ecological reserve in our guide to Argentina's wondrous capital city

An undeniable magnificence envelops Buenos Aires, Argentina. Beyond the amiable weather, there’s an energy buzzing through the South American city and its residents. Modern, cosmopolitan neighborhoods yield to historic pockets—announcing the many periods where the port city was a global trade destination. There’s an array of world-class architecture stretched across BA that calls attention to its diverse influences and periods. And, of course, the food …