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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 January 1st, 2010. It´s a fee that American, Australian and Canadian passport-holders will have to pay […]

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 rich in hidden gems. Just recently I stumbled upon Walrus Books in the barrio that […]

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 the rays, and wafting in the scents of the freshly blooming Jacarandas. Sigh. Naturally, I’m […]

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 even those who want to take a more relaxed approach can get a good feel […]

What’s The Skinny on Argentine Beef?
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What’s The Skinny on Argentine Beef?

Welcome to the Southern Hemisphere, Matt! As our fearless Expeditioner was kind enough to mention yesterday, my name is Hal and I’m currently calling Buenos Aires home. To be honest, it doesn’t feel quite like home yet, as I’ve only been in the BsAs a total of 6 nights so […]

Buenos Aires: Paris Of The 1920′s?
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Buenos Aires: Paris Of The 1920′s?

Having just finished rereading “A Moveable Feast,” it’s enticing to think that there’s a place on Earth right now that may have that same spirit that Paris did for the “Lost Generation,” a time when the French capital was cheap, artist-friendly, and ground zero for ex-pats in pursuit of their […]

Sleep With Francis Ford Coppola While In Buenos Aires
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Sleep With Francis Ford Coppola While In Buenos Aires

It’s no secret that famed director Francis Ford Coppola is a big fan of Argentina, Buenos Aires specifically. So much so that he now calls the country home; his next movie, Tetro (don’t worry, Sophia is not in it), was filmed in and is based in Buenos Aires; and he […]

Top 10 Spots For Coffee In Buenos Aires
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Top 10 Spots For Coffee In Buenos Aires

The Guardian’s collected their 10 favorite cafes in Buenos Aires to sit back and do what the Porteños do best: leisurely eat and drink. I can’t think of many other places in the world that has perfected the practice of doing just that, with meals stretching for hours on end […]

Buenos Aires Poised For The Return Of The Mondeda
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Buenos Aires Poised For The Return Of The Mondeda

As has been widely reported during the last few months, it’s been almost impossible to find Monedas (one peso coins) in Buenos Aires for various reasons, but mainly due to their necessity to ride the city’s buses. Well it looks like BA’s upgrading and instituting an electronic ticketing system, which […]

Videos From The South or Videos From Places I’d Rather Be On My Birthday
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Videos From The South or Videos From Places I’d Rather Be On My Birthday

Well it’s not officially my birthday yet for another hour — unless you’re in the Canadian Maritimes, in which case let the revelry begin — but I thought I’d go ahead and imagine spending it in a couple of places I’d rather be today, an annual tradition that I usually […]

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