Category Archives: Museums

SoHo in Buenos Aires

When I was living in New York, one of my favorite things to do on a spring weekend was walk around SoHo, grab brunch at Felix, maybe do a little shopping, and check out the street art.  For the first day of summer in Argentina, I headed over to Palermo, the SoHo of Buenos Aires. […]

Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires

Walking distance from San Telmo, you will find the area of Puerto Madero, one of the most successful urban renewal projects in the world.  The streets of Puerto Madero which pay homage to the outstanding women in Argentina’s history, has become an exclusive residential, gastronomic and business center of the city.  There are tons of cute […]

Experience The Beauty of Recoleta and Our Lady of Pilar

Walking through the area of Recoleta in Buenos Aires, Argentina feels a lot like walking through Paris; there are beautiful gardens, historical monuments, sculptures scattered throughout, high end shopping, small craft fairs and of course some beautiful churches.  Rather than just reading through a guide book, I personally feel churches provide a wonderful insight to […]

Rainy Day? Explore The Mac Museum

Another rainy day?  Head over the Niterói Bridge and visit the Niterói Contemporary Art Museum(MAC).  I love and hate the drive over the bridge on a foggy day… with the long 8.25mile drive and deep fog rolling in, it feels like you are acting out a scene from a scary movie! Once you make it […]

Are You A Fan Of Modern Art? Head Over To The MAM

Since I enjoy seeing the exhibits at the MOMA in NYC, I figured I should head over and check out Rio’s version the MAM.  The Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, begun in 1954, and was designed by Reidy.  The building is by far his most striking design with rows of angled concrete ribs […]