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Teaching English in Buenos Aires

Teaching English in Buenos Aires

Teaching English overseas is a great way to travel, and most foreigners working in Buenos Aires are working as English teachers. The market for this is huge, and there is a lot of money to be made. Unfortunately, all of that money to be made is going to the companies that hire the English teachers. […]

Argentine Polo Open Championship

At the end of December, one of the most important Polo tournaments in the world happens in Palermo. Not only is it one of the most important, it is also one of the oldest in the world (started in 1893). Although this is an important event for Polo lovers, it is also a great chance […]

Buenos Aires Weather

Buenos Aires has an amazing climate, though it’s not nearly as warm in the winter as people expect it to be. It doesn’t snow, but can get quite chilly. Here is a quick description of what each season is like in Buenos Aires. If you just want a quick idea of Buenos Aires weather and […]

Renting a car in Buenos Aires? If You Plan on Driving Here, Be Aware of the Following

You don´t have to spend much time in Buenos Aires to notice how chaotic the traffic is, and as is typical in many Latin countries, the drivers can be pretty crazy. What most people don´t know, is that Argentina has the highest accident rate in the WORLD, nearly double that of the United States. If […]

Temporary Furnished Apartments in Buenos Aires

Temporary furnished apartments are the best option if you are planning on staying in Buenos Aires for less than a year. It is easy to find one in any neighborhood that interests you, and they come with all the furniture you´ll need, and rarely do you have to pay any fees other than the rent […]

Expanish Review | Spanish Schools in Buenos Aires

As eager minds gear up to learn a new language and immerse themselves in a new culture, Buenos Aires has more than enough Spanish schools to choose from. Travelers of all ages flock to Buenos Aires as their destination to learn this gripping and charismatic language. When choosing a Spanish school, one has to think […]

Mendozan Wines: What Makes them so Good

When a foreigner thinks of wine from Argentina, they will almost always associate it with Mendoza. The majority of exported wines are from Mendoza, and the Mendozan wines are so good that they are starting to win many international awards. To truly appreciate these wines, it is important to know WHY these wines are so […]

Why the Argentinians Use the ‘vos’ Form

In Argentina, when speaking in the second person, they use the pronoun vos instead of tú.  Not only is it a different pronoun, but it is also a slightly different conjugation than tú, when used in the present or the imperative (see our post on the vos form for more detail).  Most people, including many Argentines, believe that the vos […]

Christmas in Buenos Aires

Christmas in Buenos Aires

The sun is shining, temperatures are in the high 30s, and there is a heavy humidity that challenges your inner strength.  Not exactly what most North Americans are used to during Christmas holidays.   However, this is the feeling of Christmas in Argentina, a far different experience than you´ll have in the northern hemisphere.  And it´s […]

Formal Spanish Use in Argentina

One difficult thing for English speakers to get used to when speaking Spanish is speaking formally, by using the “usted” form.  In English, you say “you” to everyone, because there is no distinction between formal and informal.  In Spanish, “you” can either be “vos” (remember that in Argentina, they don´t use “tú” they use vos) […]