Buenos Aires is a top tourist destination in Latin America, and for that reason guided tours and excursions are available in record numbers. There is so much to see and do that a guided tour or a class may be a great resource to use while. If you want to experience true Spanish immersion in Argentina this will be a great way to do it. Let’s face it, the ones that know the land the best are the ones that live here. Argentinian people love sharing their rich culture and land with all who visit.
Master the Kitchen– If you are interested in learning more about the gastronomy in Buenos Aires, the best way to do so is to take a cooking class. Cooking instructors and chefs enjoying sharing, not only their creations with others, but also their love of the culinary arts with others- this includes their techniques and secrets. Did you know that some of the best alfajores are made right in Argentina? You can learn the secrets of making these delicious little cookies in your own kitchen after taking a cooking class in Buenos Aires. Oh and don’t forget about the empanadas… true Spanish immersion in Argentina would not be complete without learning how to make these wonderful little pockets of delight.
To Tango – What goes better with food than music and dance? During your trip to learn Spanish in Buenos Aires be sure to sign up for a Tango lesson. The people of Argentina are as passionate about music and dance as they are about food. The steamy tango is not just for nightclubs, you can catch an impromptu tango break out in the middle of a plaza on a Sunday afternoon.
Tour the Town – The architecture of Buenos Aires has been compared to some of the most beautiful around Europe. The architectural splendor that adorns Buenos Aires is nothing short of breathtaking. A guided tour of the city will give you a glimpse into the rich architectural landscape. Most, if not all tours will include buildings that are hundreds of years old, enchanting botanical gardens, and even a one-of-a kind cemetery.
La Cholita – Typical Argentina steak “parrilla”, located only a few blocks from the Ecela school in Buenos Aires.
Explore the Region- Weekend Excursions
Weekend adventures outside of the city are a fun and exciting way to explore the region. The land around Buenos Aires is incredibly versatile. You can plan a weekend getaway at Iguazu Falls where the lush tropical landscape will amaze you.
If you prefer grassy plains and horses, a trip to a ranch outside the city will be more along your favor.
And if whitewater rafting is more along your speed, you can visit the Delta region for an exciting quest.
But if you choose to seek an in-city weekend adventure you will find great food entertainment at any of the numerous “ferias” around town- don’t be surprised to find a world-renowned chef under a food tent and dancing in the aisles.
While your initial intention for visiting Argentina may be to learn Spanish in Buenos Aires, you will surely leave with much more. By incorporating tours, excursions and activities in your itinerary you will fill your journey with unique experiences available only in Buenos Aires.