Multiple carriers have routes out of Sydney and Melbourne to Buenos Aires, though Air New Zealand offers one of the quicker options with just a solitary stopover. airnewzealand.com.au
The elegance and appeal of both Hub Porteño and Miravida Soho are hard to overlook. hubporteno.com; miravidasoho.com
* The city is at its most pleasant in autumn (April-june) and spring (Sept-nov), when the weather is temperate and the crowds thinner. * Paying for goods in US dollars, as opposed to the recently devalued Argentine peso, can often mean a decent discount. * If you want to visit a speakeasy, make sure to book in advance to secure any passwords or details needed to make it inside. * Don’t want to see one of the touristy tango shows? Try a milonga instead where you can interact with other amateurs on the dance floor.