1. Take a walk
Not through Villa 31, please, unless you have some sort of Fight Club wish to get your gringo ass beaten and/or robbed. Instead, head over to the Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur (Ecological Reserve). This 865-acre park is a quiet and pretty safe place to stroll, bike, or enjoy a bottle of Malbec while taking in the skyline.
2. La Noche de los Museos (Night of the Museums)
For one much-anticipated night every November, BA’s museums, universities, and artistic spaces open their doors for free from 7pm to 2am and host films and performances of jazz, tango, folk, techno, choral, and rock music. Hundreds of thousands of people attend, and the night usually ends in a massive street party. Leave it to Buenos Aires to find a way to combine culture and la joda so well.