Argentina​​

Gran Buenos Aires: San Isidro
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Gran Buenos Aires: San Isidro

For the past couple of months I have stayed within the city boundaries of Buenos Aires. I just figured that I have a lot of time to tour the country and take on new adventures, […]

Buenos Aires On Foot
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Buenos Aires On Foot

It was some weeks ago that I was on my way to Recoleta, a barrio in Buenos Aires, to check out Latin America’s largest bookstore. I decided to take the bus as opposed to the […]

¡Che Boludo! A Gringo’s Guide To Understanding (And Swearing Like) The Argentines
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¡Che Boludo! A Gringo’s Guide To Understanding (And Swearing Like) The Argentines

Christmas Eve was a unique experience. The roomies and I got to hang out with some people that we have met, drinking wine, eating beef, and watching fireworks go off from the rooftop terrace. Not […]

News On Argentina’s “Reciprocity Tax”
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News On Argentina’s “Reciprocity Tax”

I have just been informed that the fees charged to Americans, Canadians and Australians as of January 2010 are going to be a one-time payment that is good for 10 years. So, for those that […]

Five Bizarre Behaviors In Buenos Aires
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Five Bizarre Behaviors In Buenos Aires

If you’re thinking of hopping a flight to Buenos Aires in order to escape the snow or cold, I have some things to point out. I am not writing this to critique Argentine culture, but […]

How Much Is It Going To Cost To Step Foot In Argentina?
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How Much Is It Going To Cost To Step Foot In Argentina?

Rumor has it that Argentina has finally decided to make the travel game a little more fair. Recently, the Ministry of the Interior has released a notice that the Reciprocity Tax will take effect on […]

A Bookstore Behind The Beaten Path
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A Bookstore Behind The Beaten Path

I believe that no matter where you go you need to know where to find a decent bookstore. Latin America boasts its big bookstore chain, El Ateneo, but the stores are usually too big, stifling and not […]

Be Cool In Buenos Aires: Eat Secretly or Man I’m Sad I’m Not There Right Now
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Be Cool In Buenos Aires: Eat Secretly or Man I’m Sad I’m Not There Right Now

As I pack my bags here in gray New York City for my trip home for Thanksgiving, it’s hard to imagine that to the day, two years ago, I was in sunny Argentina, sopping up […]

Beyond Buenos Aires
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Beyond Buenos Aires

Your guide to heading out of the city and exploring what lays beyond Buenos Aires. By Katie Hammel For the ambitious traveler, the best of Buenos Aires can be seen in a few days, and […]

It’s Never Too Early To Get Your World Cup Tickets
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It’s Never Too Early To Get Your World Cup Tickets

South Africa 2010 starts exactly nine months from today. You’ve got plenty of time to get your tickets, right? Ha! As a matter of fact, tickets to the tournament first went on sale back in […]