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Jujuy: A Financial Crisis That Allowed Argentines To See The Beauty Within
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Jujuy: A Financial Crisis That Allowed Argentines To See The Beauty Within

The other day, someone asked me, “If you were flat broke and could never travel again, would you be happy?” I could sense his curious frustration with my constant sighs of travel nostalgia. At times, he would notice that my gaze was distant and forlorn. I fidgeted with a loose string […]

Five Ways To Learn Spanish In Buenos Aires (And Maybe More . . .)
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Five Ways To Learn Spanish In Buenos Aires (And Maybe More . . .)

You can admit it, that whole “I’m moving to Buenos Aires to learn Spanish” ruse may work on your parents (who are shelling out the dough for your college education), and your friends back home, but we all know your real reasons, and they likely include food, culture, nightlife, Patagonia-excursions, […]

Top Five Things To Do In Buenos Aires
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Top Five Things To Do In Buenos Aires

Originally, I had wanted to come up with a list of the top-five touristy and non-touristy things to do in Buenos Aires and then I realized that: a) that would be a little righteous as everyone´s experience is going to, and should, be different, b) unless you move here indefinitely […]

Let Them Eat Vegetables! (In Buenos Aires)
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Let Them Eat Vegetables! (In Buenos Aires)

It might not be a part of the European Union, but Buenos Aires has the ambience to contend with the rest. The city has cobbled-stone roads, plazas and cafes on every corner, grandiose hand gestures, and an endearing sense of pride. They take pride in their language, their women, their […]

Patagonia, Argentina: What To See And How To See It
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Patagonia, Argentina: What To See And How To See It

Traveling the South of Argentina can be a bit physically grueling and not easy on the walley. Nevertheless, there are some things that one must see if you travel to the Patagonian region. San Carlos de Bariloche is a touristy, Swiss-style town with many outdoor activities to work off all […]

5 Tips For Traveling By Bus Through Argentina
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5 Tips For Traveling By Bus Through Argentina

It was a long two weeks in which almost a third of my time was spent on overnight buses. I traveled from Buenos Aires to Bariloche to El Bolsón to El Calafate and back to Buenos Aires, all by bus. When I arrived in Argentina, I gave no consideration to […]

Taveling Patagonia Around Ruta 40
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Taveling Patagonia Around Ruta 40

I’m sitting on the bottom bunk of my hostel in El Calafate, home of the famous Perito Moreno Glacier, and exhausted from a days journey by bus from El Bolson, a tiny hippie-town nestled in the Andes. What was exhausting was not the 26 hours spent in a barely reclinable […]

Seeing Is Believing: Cerro Companario In Bariloche
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Seeing Is Believing: Cerro Companario In Bariloche

If you are feeling fit and want to do some exerting activities in Argentina, the Patagonian region has more than enough to do. Two days ago, I felt the urge to escape the megacity of Buenos Aires and see some of the what the vast country has to offer. I […]

You’re Going To Need More Than 36 Hours In Buenos Aires
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You’re Going To Need More Than 36 Hours In Buenos Aires

The NY Times has graced us again with a look at how to spend your weekend. This time, it takes us to Buenos Aires. Being one of Latin America’s largest cities, there is too much to do in 36 hours. This would be one of those moments to choose quality […]

How To Get Around The End Of The World
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How To Get Around The End Of The World

You ride the train. This week the Star takes us along on a train ride through and around the southernmost city in the world: Ushuia, Argentina. The train is modeled after the ones built in the early 1900s. These trains were crafted with the utmost simplicity — small, narrow and […]

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