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Backpacker’s Guide to Buenos Aires

Planning a trip to Buenos Aires? We’ve put together a Buenos Aires travel guide containing some basic information about the city as well as a few tips to help you make the most of your trip.     To share our Buenos Aires tavel guide infographic on your site, copy and paste the text below:

5 Photography Hotspots in Buenos Aires

A cute house on the riverbank in Tigre, Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is one of the most vibrant and enchanting cities we have ever been to. If you have a chance to – we highly recommend going! And while you’re there, here are our top 5 areas where you can take photos that capture the authenticity and the charm of the city.   1. Palermo

La Boca Gallery, Buenos Aires

Calle Caminito, La Boca photography, Buenos Aires

La Boca is one of the most well-known photography spots in Buenos Aires. Photos of the colourful houses of the barrio are what you’ll see on every tourist information leaflet. The colourful houses are actually conventillos – tenant houses, where hundreds of immigrant families lived in the 19th century. They were painted in the 60s

Palermo Soho Gallery, Buenos Aires

One of the trendiest areas of Buenos Aires, Palermo Soho doesn’t lack colour or style. Located in the barrio of Palermo – the largest barrio in Buenos Aires – the area is pretty easy to find. Palermo’s quirky walls have been transformed into attention-grabbing graffiti murals, creating plenty of opportunities for photos that stand out.

Tigre Gallery, Buenos Aires

Just an hour away from Baires, you’ll find the small, quaint town of Tigre, which is perfect not only for photography, but also for escaping the noise of the city. Take a stroll along the river and you’ll find plenty of picturesque scenery to photograph, such as the spectacular houses built on the river bank,

San Telmo Gallery, Buenos Aires

Often referred to as the bohemian part of town, the borough of San Telmo is full of charming little corners perfect for photography. Lose yourself in the narrow, cobbled streets of the oldest borough in Buenos Aires, and you’ll stumble upon plenty of antique shops and crumbly, but very photogenic buildings. Here are some of

Cementerio de la Recoleta Gallery, Buenos Aires

For ghostly photos of grandiose mausoleums, make your way to the impressive Cementerio de la Recoleta. Tombstones from hundreds of years ago rest at this extraordinary graveyard – many of them severely eaten away by time. Here are some of our favourite shots from Cementerio de la Recoleta. The cemetery is a home to hundreds

5 Benefits of Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

5 Benefits of Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

  We’ve all seen one or two inspirational quotes encouraging us to step out of our comfort zone. It tends to be a picture of the sun setting over a beautiful, mountainous landscape with something like “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” written across it. While it may seem like a cheesy

5 Steps to Overcoming the Fear of the Unknown

Boats on the River Axe, Devon, sunset

Making big life changes: 5 steps to overcoming the fear of the unknown     “I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is that they must change if they are to get better.”-  Georg Christoph Lichtenberg About a year ago, Adam and I decided that we weren’t