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Vacation Rentals in Buenos Aires

Vacation Rentals in Buenos Aires

Renting a nice room in a hotel in Buenos Aires will cost over US$100 a night. If you are visiting Buenos Aires for more than a few days, you may want to consider staying in a vacation rental. The city is full of beautiful apartments that are rented out for a period of one week […]

Buenos Aires Barrio Guide – Choosing the Right Neighborhood

Buenos Aires Barrio Guide – Choosing the Right Neighborhood

Whether you are looking for an apartment to rent, a hotel, or for a temporary vacation rental, you will have to decide which neighborhood you´ll want to stay in in Buenos Aires. The Argentines call neighborhoods “barrios” and you will hear that term a lot. The Capital Federal, which is what refers to the city […]

Spanish in Argentina – Pronunciation, Intonation, and Argentina Vos Form

Spanish in Argentina – Pronunciation, Intonation, and Argentina Vos Form

Argentine Castellano, or better said, caste-SH-ano, is significantly different from all other forms of Castellano (which means the Spanish language).    If you have come here to learn Spanish, be aware that there are many differences, and you will be learning a Spanish that differs a lot from Spanish spoken in all other countries.  That being […]

3 de Febrero Park

3 de Febrero Park

This beautiful park makes up one of the bosques de Palermo, and is easily the most popular.  The highlight of the park is the little island surround by a pretty lagoon, where you can rent a row boat or a paddle boat.  The island itself is called El Rosedal, a very well kept rose garden […]

What You Need to Know About Long Term Apartments for Rent in Buenos Aires

What You Need to Know About Long Term Apartments for Rent in Buenos Aires

If you are thinking of renting an apartment in Buenos Aires and are planning on staying for a year or longer, you may want to consider a long term, unfurnished apartment. The major advantage is that you can find them for much cheaper than any furnished, short term apartment, and you will end up paying […]

Vinos de Lujo – Luxury Wine Tasting Event

Vinos de Lujo – Luxury Wine Tasting Event

Taking place in the famous Alvear Palace Hotel, this is another wine event you can´t miss. Vinos de Lujo in English means Luxury Wines and that´s what this event is all about. You get to try wines you probably never knew existed, let alone considered buying. Here´s how it works. You pay an entrance fee […]

Typical Argentine Food

Typical Argentine Food

Some traditional dishes in Argentina: Carbonada – a delicious stew, sometimes served in one half of a squash. Locro - another stew, made with beans, corn, and different cuts of meat. Empanadas – most latinamerican countries serve empanadas, each with their own distinct styles.  This is an extremely option lunch item. Estofado, often served on pasta […]

Eating out in Argentina

Eating out in Argentina

The following is intended to give you a general idea of what you will see in all of the basic restaurants here, and in little take out places. Buenos Aires is a huge city, and has a great selection of restaurants, so there are plenty of other options available. The following is what you can […]

Going to the Doctor in Buenos Aires

Going to the Doctor in Buenos Aires

Whenever you are in a foreign country, something as easy as going to a doctor can be stressful, especially if you don´t know the language or the culture. Read on to find out what to expect. First of all,  some useful vocabulary that you´ll need pretty much every time you go to the doctor: Guardia […]

The City that Never Sleeps – Nightlife in Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires is often called the city that never sleeps and for good reason. The streets are busy at all hours of the night, and you can feel a distinct energy throughout the city. The Porteño nightlife is one of the best you’ll experience and has a little something for everyone. You can find pretty […]