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Public Holidays in Argentina 2011

Public Holidays in Argentina 2011

Here is a list of the different national holidays in Argentina with the dates for 2011, and also a description of whether or not it is always on the same date, or if it changes every year. January 1st – New Years Day (unmovable) March 7th and 8th Carnaval (unmovable) March 24th – Day of […]

SAMC – South American Music Conference

SAMC – South American Music Conference

The South American Music Conference first started in 2004, and is the most important electronic music event in South America. Over 40 national and international DJs play in 3 different rooms, but what really makes this event is important, is that it is a conference to exchange information about electronic music, and network with DJs […]

Swiss Medical Health Insurance

Swiss Medical Health Insurance

Founded in 1994, Swiss Medical is one of the largest and most important health insurance providers in Argentina. They offer a variety of different plans you can choose from, that can cover pretty much any extent of medical care you may need while living in Buenos Aires. Without getting into too much detail, a typical […]

Argentine Chimichurri

Argentine Chimichurri

In North America, steaks are accompanied with a BBQ sauce or a steak rub. In Argentina, it is served plain or salted, with Chimichurri on the side. It is basically a sauce with a base of oil, vinegar, and various spices. Every house and every restaurant has their own special recipe, but they are all […]

Argentine Locro

Argentine Locro

Perhaps the most classic of traditional Argentine cuisine, locro is a heavy stew with lots of meats, beans and corn. It is served with a delicious sauce on the side for each person to serve on top of their locro. This is an indigenous dish that originates from Andean region of South America, , and […]

Traditional Argentine Carbonada (Carbonada al Zapallo)

Traditional Argentine Carbonada (Carbonada al Zapallo)

This is a classic Argentine recipe, and perfect for the cold winter days. Although not as common in Buenos Aires as puchero or locro, it is still well known traditional Argentine dish, and you can find it at most of restaurants serving traditional (or criollo) Argentine food. It is basically a stew, though it often […]

OSDE Binario Health Insurance

OSDE Binario Health Insurance

OSDE has been around for over 30 years is one of the most highly regarded health insurance options.   Their service is unique, in that they do not own any of their own medical facilities.  Instead, they pay for the use of medical facilities owned by other companies.  As a member of OSDE, you therefore receive […]

Medicus Health Insurance

Medicus Health Insurance

Founded over 35 years ago, Medicus has become one of Argentina´s household names when it comes to health insurance. Similar to Swiss Medical, they own various health centers throughout Buenos Aires, and these centers are equipped with excellent doctors and high-tech equipment. Medicus has 30 different plans you can choose from, meaning it should be […]

The Best On-Line Resources for Finding Work in Buenos Aires

There is a surprising amount of work for foreigners in Buenos Aires. It is easier to find work if you have your papers, but there are still lots of jobs for people who do not. Here best resources to help you find work in Buenos Aires. I have broken them down into two groups: These […]

Fiesta de la Tradición

Fiesta de la Tradición

If you are lucky enough to be here at the beginning of November, this is an event you should not miss!! This is the BEST opportunity you will have to see the gaucho culture, and get a feel for country life in Argentina. The Fiesta de la Tradición is an event that lasts 10 days […]