Plaza de Mayo

You can not make a trip to Buenos Aires without visiting its center of all major political events in modern history, Plaza de Mayo. Named for the May Revolution of 1810, which led to Argentina’s independence from Spain, the plaza has been a focal point of political life almost since it’s creation. In 1945 a…

Puerto Madero

One evening, in San Telmo, we were looking for one of Buenos Aires’s ubiquitous rainbow colored play grounds but could not find one. Someone had given us directions toward a park, but we ended up in the wrong direction and at Puerto Madero. After walking back and forth across the river with two anxious and…

Jardín Bontánico

After trip to the Museo Evita, the kids were awake and we needed a play to run off some energy. We happened to be by Buenos Aires own Botanical Gardens, so we decided to make a quick trip there. The botanical gardens, is a lovely triangular shaped park right in the heart of Palermo, a…

Museo Evita

Evita Peron, a polarizing figure if ever there was one. But whatever you think about her, she had a very positive impact on Argentinian society and is celebrated by the people. For those who don’t know who she is, here is a quick recap from biography.com: “Eva Perón was born on May 7, 1919, in…

Jardin Zoologico

Who knew that Buenos Aires had a full fledge zoo right in the middle of the hippest neighborhood in the city? I noticed it reading through Lonely planet, and I thought it would be small enough for the kids to be able to do in a few hours. My son was excited about the zoo…

A Day in our Buenos Aires Life

We have been in the country a week now and have settled into a nice routine. I thought it would be nice to give you an idea of what our daily routine is looking like, on our leisurely vacation. (all times are approximate, true to this vacation style, we don’t stick to a strict schedule)…

Museo De Los Niños

For as much as Casa de Barbie disappointed, Museo De Los Niños made up for it and then some. I had read about this play area in the Passport Parents blog and checked it out on Trip Advisor before deciding we had to go. We almost didn’t make it. We were at the food court…

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (National Museum of Fine Arts) is a top visited sight in Buenos Aires. Just walking distance from the Recoleta Cemetery, it contains a large collection of Argentinian fine art, as well a healthy collection of Italian, French, Spanish, and other European painters. We lucked out in that my son was…