Travel to Argentina, and see Buenos Aires through the eyes of a local ► I am excited to travel for the first time to South America! YES! Welcome to Argentina! I met with Mariel who walked me through the streets of Buenos Aires, and told me about the food and their national drink. Learn about the areas in the city, where to go, what to do and more, on Episode 015 of the Curious Pavel Podcast Sessions.
Fan of listening? Here is the whole podcast episode:
Mentions in this Podcast about Buenos Aires:
- Humita (steamed fresh corn cakes made from a mixture of freshly ground corn, onion, garlic, cheese, eggs, and cream, which is placed inside corn husks and steamed)
- Locro (squash, corn, some form of meat (usually beef, but sometimes beef jerky or chorizo), and vegetables. Other ingredients vary widely, and typically include onion, beans, squash, or pumpkin)
- Asado (barbecue)
- Pizza (really thick and with a lot of cheese)
- Fainá – Milanesa with chips (Schnitzel served with chips)
- Vino tinto (red wine)
- Fernet with coke
- Mate (national drink original from Guarani communities)
- Recommended Food Tour: Sherpa Food Tours
Places to Visit:
- Palermo (more modern area)
- Recoleta (rich area near Palermo)
- El Ateneo Grand Splendid
- La Boca
- San Telmo
- Microcentro (downtown)
- Casa Rosada (The Presidential House, the “Pink House”)
- Puerto Madero
- Reserva ecológica
- Don Julio (most famous steak house)
- Café Tortoni
Helpful Travel Tips:
- Flight time: It takes 12 hours to fly Barcelona/Madrid
- Buenos Aires Transportation from the airport: I recommend using some official taxi companies, Uber or the Tienda de Leon bus that takes you to Retiro.
Prefer to watch? You can also find this podcast about Buenos Aires on YouTube:
Hola che! I’m a passionate traveler and after spending 4 years visiting different countries and cultures about the world as a digital nomad, I’d say I’m an Argentine but also a citizen of the world. I love discovering new cultures in very authentic ways, always trying to see through local people’s eyes.
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- Blog: https://elgranviaje.com.ar
- Instagram: @elgranviaje
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elgranviaje/
Apart from learning about other people’s cultures, I love teaching about my own. Argentine culture is quite interesting as it actually brings together many cultures. I really love to teach Spanish, especially the Argentine dialect, and I’ve been doing it for some years, that’s why I decided to start my own podcast and academy.
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