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1. Posted by ivagagio (First Time Poster 1 posts) 8y

...Hello Guys...That's my opinion of course but everytime I travelled in Buenos Aires and I spent smetimes in Palermo or Recoleta or San Telmo I used to feel like a tourist...Buenos Aires is a great city and really offers a lot...They are beautiful areas but i discovered another one that most of tourists don't know yet and for this reason cheaper, safer and...where you really feel the Buenos Aires Spirit. (Reataurants for local people, Real Tango school where you meet argentineans ans of course super cheap :o) etc etc etc) This area is Caballito

Most of tour operators and agencies sell San Telmo, Recoleta, Palermo......when you get there you feel around the world except in Argentina :o) I mean...restaurants, pubs, shops...are made just for the tourists with the prices for the tourist! ;o) So i discover Caballito!!!...it's a great area and super safe cause the robbers prefere the most touristic areas ;o)). You feel the Real Argentina there. It's a great area and definitelly underpriced if you consider Recoleta, San Telmo and Palermo. ...and it's in the center...just 13 minutes by subte from Plaza de Mayo (I checked by my chronometer :o)) !...Over there I went to a great place to learn tango....2 hours of colective lessons (which is super fun) I payed 3€!!!!!...this place is called: la Catedral...I didn't find the website. Here something about Caballito: -snip- - I found also a Super pub full of nice people and good music Magno Bar : -snip- I also stayed in a Place called: -snip-

have a fun in Buenos Aires and enjoy your vacation!! :o)

[ Edit: Removed website links. ]

2. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 8y

Quoting ivagagio

...I was talking about 1 famous Barrio of Buenos Aires and some of the places I stayed and i visited. if you consider that SPAM...well...it's spam every discussion about everything even in a Bar....or maybe I ca nsay I like Buenos Aires or some other place but not why. You could check the website i signaled before deleting my message ...they are just some nice places. I don't think it's spam to give some advises to some more travellers like me...

Regards

Ivagaio - I have taken your comment from the About the post I wrote before about Buenos Aires... thread so my following reply will make sense to everyone who reads this one. The "About the post I wrote before about Buenos Aires..." thread has been deleted since it is now un-necessary with whole of your comment placed here for convenience and cohesiveness.

This thread was flagged because of the links placed within it. First time posts containing links such as yours are most often the work of spammers. I understand your bit of hostility if your intentions were truly to inform other travelers of places and things your enjoyed. But, our members are very good at recognizing spam and we appreciate their dilence in wanting to keep the forums clean. I have removed the links from the original post. Members interested in visiting the places can contact you for more information. Also, it is recommended that such posts be in response to questions already asked and not made into their own thread. Again, such posts sound an alarm.

I suggest you check out the wiki section of Travellerspoint as you may be able to add some information to it.

3. Posted by marlis (Travel Guru 1167 posts) 8y

Caballito better then San Telmo or Recoleta ?

I dont know but I'm sure it is different like San Telmo is different from Recoleta or different from La Boca,Recoleta from Matadero and so on,All Barrios have there own Charme there own spirit and this makes Buenos Aires so different and unique.
Everybody who is visiting BA will find something special,a favorit barrio,for restaurants,music,buildings,markets,colors,shops......so you can't really say that one barrio is better then the other.
I was there only a week ago,(visit # 6)and still havent seen all barrios,will next time go to Caballito and see how it is.
Marlis

4. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 8y

It really doesn't pay to complain when I can easily run a check and see that you happen to run the guesthouse you were trying to promote. It's strange to me that it is so obvious to the rest of the readers that your post was a promotional post, yet you don't feel the same. This kind of posting behaviour is frowned upon on any serious forum online.... and considered spam.

5. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 8y

Quoting Sam I Am

It really doesn't pay to complain when I can easily run a check and see that you happen to run the guesthouse you were trying to promote. It's strange to me that it is so obvious to the rest of the readers that your post was a promotional post, yet you don't feel the same. This kind of posting behaviour is frowned upon on any serious forum online.... and considered spam.

And here I was being nice by giving someone the benefit of the doubt.
Thanks for the additional input, Sam.

Post 6 was removed by a moderator
7. Posted by juanka (Inactive 48 posts) 8y

Hi There:

Some more info about Caballito.

I'm a local, and I live in this a nice neighbourhood, but being the 2nd in extension you can find onto Caballito many different sub-neigbourhoods.

You can find there an area named "little London", or a big park (Rivadavia) with a very wide used books (and DVD copies) fair, or the house that is the geografic center of the city... the artisan fair in Parque entenario, or 3 Km of shopping area on Rivadavia Av.

Many foreigners I had received in my house were very happy to stay here, because they felt near but out of the collapsed downtown, or just 20 minutes to Palermo area.

If somebody want more info about BA and its places, can go to my profile and don't hesitate to email me.

BTW: La Catedral, a very nice / bizarre place is not in Caballito, but in next neigbourhood: Almagro.

reagards/saludos
Juan Carlos
A travelhelper in BA