Archive for the ‘Budget’ Category

Buying Bulk in BA

I was at Jumbo the other day, and needed to buy some butter.   As I passed through the busy aisles of Jumbo, I came upon the dairy section.  The butter comes in 100g, 200g, and 500g sizes – I often bake, and my girlfriend loves butter, so I figured I may as well get […]

How to Find Cheap Flights to Buenos Aires and Argentina

How to Find Cheap Flights to Buenos Aires and Argentina

You´ll never find cheap flights in South America like you will in Europe, but here are some tips to help you find cheap flights to Buenos Aires from within Argentina, throughout South America, and Internationally. Curious about costs? Compare prices from loads of airlines with Kayak: Here are some tips to finding cheap flights depending […]

Save Money on Food

Compared to North America, food is very expensive in Buenos Aires (as a percentage of cost of living).  Here is how you can save LOTS of money on food. Get familiar with prices, because they vary hugely, and there is no single supermarket that is cheaper than the rest.  In general, Supermercado del Dia is […]

Guia Oleo

If you have been in Buenos Aires for a few months, no doubt you´ve at some point entered the Guia Oleo website.  This useful page has the majority of the city’s restaurants listed, including reviews and ratings entered by the site’s users.  However, most people are missing out on a great feature offered by Guía […]