Buenos Aires, Argentina
Maca, 26
Architect for National Museums & Jewelry Designer
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You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

The albums The Bends and Pablo Honey by Radiohead, The velvet Underground by The velvet underground, some Bon Iver, the song Tangerine by Led Zeppelin would be there too, Belle&Sebastian, Changes by Black Sabbath, Always on my mind by Elvis, 24-25 by Kings of Convenience, Chelsea girl by Nico, some of The Smiths and others from the Beatles.

What are the best TV shows of all time?

90210, The O.C., Black Mirror, Lost, Two and a half men.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

In Buenos Aires: Zara, Belen Amigo, Maria Cher, Tramando, JT by JT, Trosman, Panorama Store. There are cool outlet & vintage stores in Villa Crespo too, at Loyola street and around.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Plaza Serrano or Las Cañitas. Way too crowded and overrated.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Go to the Flee Market in Dorrego&Niceto Vega

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Buenos Aires that you particularly like?

Uptown B.A., Harrintong, Florería Atlantico.

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Buenos Aires? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Palacio Duhau.

Where can you get the best cocktail in Buenos Aires? Which one do you like?

Uptown BA. Gin&Tonic

Where would you take your partner in Buenos Aires if you wanted to really pamper them?

First to La Mar Cevichería (table outside) afterwards Thelonious Club to see a good jazz band.

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Alfajor de dulce de leche (cachafaz)

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Buenos Aires?

Museo Mitre. No one usually visits it and the building is not in good conditions but the library is astonishing. I mean you get to see what one of the first presidents read and you really feel you can get into his mind. You can also see how he used to live.

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