Buenos Aires is a sprawling city that suffers from many of the same issues big cities have when getting around: an airport far from the city center, traffic congestion, and impossibly busy rush hours. However, unlike many Latin American cities,…Read more
Buenos Aires Travel – Context Travel Blog
Looking for the latest news, updates, and opinions about Buenos Aires travel? Check here for reviews, previews, and thoughts on making the most of Buenos Aires, from our favorite bars to contemporary art galleries. Frequent travelers should also check back for insider city guides and tips for making the most of your Buenos Aires travel, put together by local journalists, chefs, and artists, and historians, as well as Context staff. From suggestions on how to make the most of the city’s attractions to our favorite spots off the beaten path, we provide an intellectually curious take on Buenos Aires travel.
The Context vision is to create an atmosphere—a context, if you will—for curious travelers to engage with local experts; to give them access to places and cultures that might otherwise remain out of sight to the casual visitor; to invite them off the tourist track and into the real life of the people, history, and culture that makes these cultural capitals amazing. In other words, to travel deeper. Deep travel helps build cultural bridges that foster tolerance and understanding. But it doesn’t just change travelers. It changes places, too. Deep Travel connects locals with smart, curious outsiders, making the world a little smaller and a little more connected.
Argentine wine has made its grand entrance into the oeuvre of oenophiles. While Malbecs are ubiquitous the world over, Argentina’s vast array of growing conditions We sat down recently with Buenos Aires docent and sommelier Bertie Goddard to discuss the…Read more
If you’ve never been before, visiting Buenos Aires can be daunting. It boasts the largest gridded street system in the world and so a first-timer can easily get turned around between the empanada shops, grandiose architecture and the endless bustle….Read more
Buenos Aires hosts the largest population of Jewish immigrants in Latin America, a topic that we explore on our Jewish Buenos Aires tour. We sat down with historian Natalia Jerez who leads this tour and asked her about the history…Read more
Expansion manager Lily Heise shares her adventures through South America and talks about what’s on the horizon for Context.Read more
Lily Heise shares insight on how to navigate the newest Context city – Buenos Aires.Read more
We survey our docents about their favorite Art Nouveau buildings to show how this truly international style left a lasting legacy across the globe.Read more
Afew of our tango docents reveal some of the secrets to embarking into tango culture in Buenos Aires on your own.Read more
We chat with art historian Georgina Gluzman about our newest Context city Buenos Aires.Read more