Buenos Aires is fast becoming THE place to go and for good reason. It’s already a well-known fact that it’s a steak-lovers paradise and that you can wash down your T-bone with excellent wine. There’s also been a lot of talk about tango, and the city offers you the chance to get intense while learning a few steps of this passionate dance. Check out one of the most famous Tango Halls (confiteria ideal.com) where you can whirl and twirl for just £2-£5. Add to this the fact that it’s summer right now so you can head for the sun leaving the blustery weather behind and you have enough reasons to reach for your credit card.
Visit the areas of town connected with some of the country’s most famous citizens, recommends the BBC. Stroll the cobbled streets of Palermo Viejo, once home to Che Guevara. There are plenty of 19th century buildings to catch your eye and the area is peppered with bars and restaurants. Plaza Serrano has an amazing night life at weekends, with Congo Bar as its epicentre (Honduras 5329).
Pay a poignant visit to The Cementerio de la Recoleta (recoleta cemetery.com), where English speaking guides, available on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am, will show you Evita Peron’s grave and the remains of the city's elite. In contrast, head for the attractive and historically rich ‘barrio’ (area) of San Telmo, with its colonial houses and antiques market on Sundays. You can also discover local art along with European Impressionist paintings at The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (mnba.org.ar) on the Avenida del Libertador.