Tasting Buenos Aires: food tours, street art and tango – a local’s guide to the city

With budget airline Norwegian launching direct flights to Buenos Aires this week, local experts show our writer around their city, and also chip in with a few tips of their own

Pies and politics in Buenos Aires’ Perón Perón cafe

More than a meeting place for the Peron party, this kitsch ‘resto bar’ is a shrine to Juan and Evita and serves the general’s favourite comfort food

Argentina’s Mendoza wine route: top 10 guide

Mendoza’s spectacular Andean scenery is heady enough, and that’s before you even start on the wine. Here’s our pick of where to go for tastings, the best restaurants and where to sleep it all off

La Plata cathedral, nucleus of a new city: a history of cities in 50 buildings

At the heart of custom-built La Plata, the Gothic cathedral rose from political conflict to reflect the separation of church and state in a modern metropolis

Barbecue joints and a boho vibe in the Tigre delta, Argentina

Less than an hour by train from Buenos Aires lies a watery world of islands and little rivers, perfect for exploring by kayak … before you tackle a trouser-busting barbecue lunch

Buenos Aires: travel tips

Fascinating street art, a stunning book shop and a wealth of restaurants, bars and clubs are just some of the highlights from the Argentinian capital