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I consider myself a social activist with many ties to the social and cultural scene wherever I have lived. I have lived in Buenos Aires since late 2006 and created Good Morning BA nearly a year later. I enjoy: deep conversations, romantic dinners, cooking, holding hands, playing mandolin, drinking too much malbec, telling people how to get to Sesame Street, tripping the light fantastic, singing in the rain, watchin the wheels go round and round.

2 Great South American Beverage Recipes: Peruvian Chicha Morada and Jugo de Maracuya (Passion Fruit Juice)

Peruvian Chicha Morada recipe

I was talking with a friend the other day about how my tastes for many things have changed since coming to Buenos Aires back in late 2006.  Certainly, many of my North American friends would be amazed to try some of my new culinary favorites. In that spirit, I wanted to introduce you to my […]

Chili Colorado Sauce Recipe: Traditional Cuisine and/or Raw Vegan

Chili Colorado Sauce Recipe

Note:  the original recipe is for raw vegan and raw vegetarian cuisine, but you can use it exactly as you would any other Chili Colorado Sauce. Chili Colorado Sauce Ingredients: 4 dried chilies, stemmed and seeded ¼ cup water 2 red bell peppers, seeded and chopped 1 tablespoon honey or sugar 2 teaspoons onion powder […]

Good Morning Buenos Aires first recipient of the InterNations Recommended Blog award as a Top Expat Blog Argentina

InterNations Cocktail Party

Good Morning Buenos Aires was recently recognized by InterNations as a Top Expat Blog in Argentina and the very first InterNations Recommended Blog in Argentina.  InterNations had the following to say in regards to the awarding of this honor: Expat life in general is, of course, a perfect breeding ground for great, user-generated reads, and […]

Buenos Aires – Inception Park

Buenos Aires Inception Park video

Buenos Aires – Inception Park from Black Sheep Films on Vimeo.

Estancia Escapes Buenos Aires Polo Clubs & More

Puesto Viejo Estancia & Polo Club

Temperatures reached a tear inducing 88 degrees last week. While many expats may have left their countries in search of sunshine, the sauna style subway rides were unlikely to have been part of that dream. Summertime in Buenos Aires can be dealt with in a variety of ways: Leave: skiing inEuropehas never seemed more appealing […]

InterNations Interview of Samuel Wynn Warde, Editor in Chief & Founder of Good Morning Buenos Aires News & Headlines

Samuel W. Warde Editor in Chief Good Morning BA

A seasoned expert on expat life in general and also this very site [www.InterNations.org ]in particular, Samuel has shown exemplary commitment to helping the international expat community in Buenos Aires for many years now. Having started out as a forum and information site, Good Morning Buenos Aires has transformed into the biggest English online newspaper […]

Buenos Aires polo tuition stick & ball practice and chukkas are not all created equal!

Polo Classes Buenos Aires

If you already play polo in Buenos Aires, you will know this.  Good Morning Buenos Aires along with our good friend, Andrew of Buenos Aires Stay and Buenos Aires Tours & Sightseeing Blog, are pleased to be able to present the following article on Argentine polo for your convenience & information. The Giannico family is a working polo […]

GrinGo Standup Comedy Buenos Aires Every Tuesday

GrinGo Standup Comedy Buenos Aires

GrinGo Standup Comedy Tuesdays, 9PM Café Rivas 302 Estados Unidos GrinGo Standup is Buenos Aires’ only English language standup comedy show.  Started in October of 2011, in less than eight months, it’s already caught the attention of BBC Travel, Time Out, Matador Network, Pagina 12, La Nacion, and The Argentina Independent.  Every Tuesday at 9PM, […]

“Primordial Knowledge of Dzogchen: Theory and Practice” A Special Seminar beginning June 2nd

Comunidad Dzogchen Buenos Aires

A Special Seminar with Dr. Jim Valby, PhD In English with a Spanish translator June 2 to June 6 at the Foro de las CIencias y las Artes (The Arts & Sciences Forum)   The teaching of Dzogchen, the Great Perfection, is considered the culmination of all Tibetan schools and the high road and immediate […]

Review: Milino Buenos Aires Apartment Hotel located in Villa Crespo

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To kick off our new Good Morning Buenos Aires Reviews section, we would like to begin with a favorite – Milino Buenos Aires Apartment Hotel. Milino Buenos Aires Apartment Hotel 5 Stars for having one of the best rates and location in town! Located in quiet Villa Crespo and a mere 2 1/2 blocks from […]

Good Morning Buenos Aires Reviews

Five Star – (Deluxe) Four Star – (Superior) Three Star – (First Class) Two Star – (Moderate) One Star – (Moderate) Detailed explanation of review system   Hotels Milino Buenos Aires Apartment Hotel Three Stars for Accommodation and 5 Stars for having one of the best rates in town! Located in quiet Villa Crespo and a […]

Good Morning Buenos Aires Rating System

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Five Star – (Deluxe) These are businesses that offer only the highest level of accommodations and/or services. When reviewing hotels and other accommodations, the lobbies are sumptuous, the rooms complete with stylish furnishing and quality linens. The amenities often include: VCR′s, CD stereos, garden tubs or Jacuzzis, in-room video library, heated pools and more. The […]

Website Design, WordPress Design, SEO & Online Reputation Management Specials

Website-Design

WynnWoods Solutions along with Advanced Marketing Solutions are offering special rates the week of April 30th to May 4th to viewers of Good Morning Buenos Aires.  They are offer special rates on website design, custom WordPress blog setup and design, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Online Reputation Management services. 3-6 page websites using one of […]

Casa del Sol, Casa de Tango is Now Hiring Part Time

Casa del Sol in Recoleta now hiring

Are you looking to live cheaply in Buenos Aires while having a flexible part-time job? If so, here is your opportunity! Lovely tango house in very convenient location is looking to hire a lovely live-in part time housekeeper. Contact …… for details! Located in the heart of Recoleta, “Casa del Sol” is a historic building […]

Navigating the Infertility Maze Abroad

Lotus Blossom Consulting

By Mindy Berkson, Lotus Blossom Consulting According to the World Health Organization, there are close to 80 million infertile couples in the world and 1.5 million in Argentina alone. Delayed childbearing is the number one cause of infertility as more and more people put families on hold for their careers, until they find the right […]

Real Estate Property in Agentina is it a safe investment?

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Real Estate is a favorite subject among many Buenos Aires Expatriates and along with our good friend, Andrew of Buenos Aires Stay and Buenos Aires Tours & Sightseeing Blog, we are able to present the following article about where to invest in Argentina real estate for your convenience. Recently, many real estate investors are looking […]

See the Steam at the Buenos Aires Tango Festival 2012

Buenos Aires Tango Festival & Dance World Cup 2012

The Buenos Aires Tango Festival is the world’s biggest celebration of this intriguing art form. Over 400,000 people will attend and compete in this 2 week competition.  The global growth and influence of Tango has been so great that in December 2009 it was declared the Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la Humanidad (Intangible Cultural Heritage […]

Photos from the “Avantgarb{age}, The Art in Wearing Trash” by Caitlin Margaret Kelly are being offered for sale

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After a successful show at ICANA in April 2011 the Avantgarb{age} photographs are being offered for sale. The photographs chosen for the show were printed 1m by 65cm and beautifully framed in a natural wood frame. The photographs represent the creative photography of Caitlin Margaret Kelly as she brings out the uniqueness in the designs […]

Learning Spanish in Buenos Aires: Define your Objectives First

Online Spanish Lessons Guides Buenos Aires Castellano

Are you visiting Argentina as a tourist or living here as an expat and want to learn Spanish? The very first thing you should do is really define why you want to do so. By understanding your objectives first, you will be in the position to choose the appropriate course of study and avoid pitfalls. […]

Experience the Thrill of the Tigre Delta, an Amazing Destination merely minutes from Downtown Buenos Aires

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Summer is upon us,  the tourist season is at its peak and many locals and visitors are ready for a day or two away from the hustle and bustle of the city of Buenos Aires. There are only 32 km. between the Tigre Delta and the Obelisc in downtown Buenos Aires. Tigre, located in the […]

InterNations End of Year/Xmas Party Wednesday, December 21st

InterNations Cocktail Party

Dear Buenos Aires Community, We are very pleased to announce our next InterNations Get-Together in Buenos Aires: an After-Office Cocktail Party. This will be a great opportunity for you to meet your fellow InterNations members, grab a drink, a coffee or a bite to eat, and get to know each other a little better. After […]

December 8, 1980: The Day the Music Died [Remembering John Lennon]

John Lennon: Give Peace a Chance

For my parents’ generation, the 3rd of February of 1959 was in the words of Don McLean: “The Day the Music Died” (from his song “American Pie” dedicated to the memory of Buddy Holly). Nearly 22 years later on the 8th of December of 1980, the music died for both their generation and my own […]

Explore Buenos Aires through creative eyes

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It’s safe to say that Buenos Aires is now well and truly on the map of international tourist destinations. The city has seen an interesting tourism evolution over the past few years, from the early arrival of the hesitant backpackers testing the waters in the days following the economic crisis, to the bargain seekers of […]

Buenos Aires Fruit & Vegetable Shopping Fiesta: The Truth About Prices

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I notice people complaining all the time about the prices in Buenos Aires.  Certainly inflation is completely out of hand here with conservative estimates placing it over 24% annually.  That being said, I decided today to go on a fruit and vegetable shopping spree, noting the prices of everything, and then came home and logged […]

Experiential Workshop in Cross-Cultural Communication with Natalia Sarro of Nomadas Globales – Friday 2nd Dec, 5pm.

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7 billion inhabitants… how many of them are you able to communicate with? Experiential Workshop in Cross-Cultural Communication – Friday 2nd December, 5pm. Did you just arrive in Buenos Aires? Are you working in a multicultural environment or doing business internationally? Sign up for the Experiential Workshop in Cross-Cultural Communication taking place next Friday 2nd […]

InterNations November Cocktail Party: Thursday, November 17th at 8pm

InterNations Cocktail Party

Dear InterNations Buenos Aires, we are very pleased to announce our November InterNations Get-Together in Buenos Aires: a Cocktail Party  on Thursday, November 17th from 8pm on. DATE: Thursday, November 17th TIME: 8pm until 1am LOCATION: Wasabi’s Sushi & Lounge (Palermo Viejo) ADDRESS: Thames 1810 (near the corner of Costa Rica) The weather is getting […]

Buenos Aires Photographer Beatrice Murch Presents Tipas Porteñas

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In Tipas Porteñas, photographer Beatrice Murch presents a side of Buenos  Aires as iconic as Eva Peron or Jorge Luis Borges. They are canopies,  they cut organic figures in the urban landscape, they are at times  figurative, at times bare and leafless, at times exuberant dashes of  color, but they are ever present: the rosewood […]

Argentina Volunteer: Connecting volunteers with organizations

Argentina Volunteer

We’ve all seen it: the homeless mother begging outside the supermarket with her children, the kids selling candy or giving paper handouts in exchange for a few coins on the Subte, and the cartoneros who bring their youngsters in tow to sift through your trash for a living. The poverty that plagues Argentina is all […]

Museum Night 2011 – La Noche de los Museos 2011 and Free Bus Voucher Info

La Noche de los Museos 2011 Buenos Aires Museum Night

The Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires presents the 8th Edition of La Noche de los Museos – Museum Night 2011 this Saturday,  November 12, 2011, from 8 PM until 3 AM during which time all participating museums offer free admission. Be sure to note that buses will be free for this […]

10 ways to understand the Subjunctive in Spanish

Gisela Giunti Spanish Classes

All too often people learning Spanish make the use of the subjunctive more difficult than is necessary.  First of all, you must remember that the subjunctive is not a tense, rather it is a mood.  Tense refers to when an action takes place (i.e. past, present, future) while a mood reflects how the speaker feels […]

InterNations Cocktail Party in Recoleta, Thursday, October 27th

InterNations Cocktail Party

We are very pleased to announce our next InterNations Get-Together in Buenos Aires: an After Office Party on Thursday October 27th from 9pm on. Start date: Oct 27, 2011 at 21:00 hours End date: Oct 28, 2011 at 01:00 hours Location: Casa Bar (1/2 block off Santa Fe in Recoleta) Address: Rodríguez Pena 1150 This […]

The Kavanagh Building (Edificio Kavanagh) of Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Kavanagh Building (Edificio Kavanagh) Buenos Aires Argentina

The Kavanagh Building (Edificio Kavanagh) is located at 1065 Florida St. in the barrio of Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Rising 33 stories at the heart of the city on Plaza San Martin the magnificent Kavanagh Apartment is considered the apex of early Modernism in Argentina. Architects Gregorio Sánchez, Ernesto Lagos and Luis María de la […]

THE DIRTY WAR part 4: The Torture of Dr Norberto Liwsky (file No. 7397) [Warning: This material is graphic and highly disturbing in nature.]

Nunca Mas "Never Again" Argentina's Dirty War

ARGENTINA AND THE DIRTY WAR The Dirty War (or Guerra Sucia) was a period of state-sponsored violence in Argentina from 1976 until 1983. Among the thousands of victims were left-wing activists, students, journalists, doctors, artists, guerillas and those thought to be guerillas. The numbers of those killed or kidnapped in “forced disappearances” (los desaparecidos) range […]

THE DIRTY WAR part 3: Tour of a Secret Detention, Torture and Extermination Center

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Background After the death of President Juan Peron in 1974 Isabel Peron, his wife and vice president assumed power as president of Argentina.  However, she proved to be weak politically and on 24 March 1976 she was overthrown by a military coup d’état which resulted in a seven year campaign of state sponsored violence against […]

3 Great Barbecue Sauce Recipes you can make in 15 minutes or less

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Simple Barbecue Sauce 5 ingredients, simple prep 2 cups Tomato Ketchup 2 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce 1 tablespoon Brown Sugar 1/8 teaspoon Bottled Hot Sauce Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan. Bring to boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Makes approximately 2 cups of […]

Guacamole Recipe for those of you missing authentic Tex-Mex appetizers

Guacamole Receipe

Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 whole avocados diced or mashed 1/4 cup onion diced 1/2 whole tomato diced sea salt , to taste 1 pinch cayenne and cilantro to taste Optional: a pinch of chili powder/aji molido or aji molido dulce to taste Optional: 1 tablespoon lemon juice Great as a dip with crackers or chips, […]

Good Morning Buenos Aires News & Headlines Presents: Learning Spanish In Argentina

Buenos Aires News Presents an article by Expanish

Argentine Spanish Thousands of foreigners a year land at Buenos Aires’ Ezeiza airport without being able to speak a word, most aim to get by with a few words and a phrase book to hand. Some however arrive with the aim of putting in that little bit more effort, trying to speak like a local […]

California Gringa Organizes Movement of Peace Across Latin America…and Beyond

Awakened Life by Jeannie Page

Having had a successful .com management career, it came as a complete surprise to Jeannie Page when she unexpectedly lost her job in January of 2011. A bit flustered by the blow to her ego, she picked herself up, dusted herself off and threw herself back into the job search. However, as soon as she […]

Argentine Wines: Malbec Wine Guide

Argentine Wine Guide Malbec by Good Morning Buenos Aires News Headlines

Here at Good Morning Buenos Aires News & Headlines, we experience a consistent flow of interest and inquiries regarding Argentina wines and Malbec wine in specific. Fortunately, drinking fine wines is one of my favorite things to do, and along with our good friend, Andrew of Buenos Aires Stay and Buenos Aires Tours & Sightseeing […]

Punta del Este Uruguay Guide by Good Morning Buenos Aires News & Headlines

Punte del Este Uruguay Guide

Summertime is around the corner and many people from Buenos Aires will be heading to the spectacular beaches of Punte del Este. So we thought we would present you this article on the area. Introduction Punta Del Este, often referred to as “The St. Tropez of Uruguay” is a trendy and very upscale resort village […]

Buenos Aires News Guides & Travel Information: Buenos Aires Province Coastal Vacations

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Introduction Buenos Aires Province  is Argentina’s largest and most populous province, or state,  and takes its name from the city of Buenos Aires (which means “good airs”).   Buenos Aires is an idyllic destination for visitors offering something for everyone, particularly along its Atlantic coast. Buenos Aires’ coastline begins after the Samborombon Bay some 150 miles […]

Good Morning Buenos Aires News & Headlines is a proud sponsor of: “Leading International Teams: how to leverage cultural differences”, the 7th and 8th October and GMBA Members can receive a Discount!

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Good Morning Buenos Aires is a proud sponsor of an amazing workshop, brought to us by our very special friend, Natalia Sarro.  Additionally, there is a SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR READERS OF GOOD MORNING BA.  To get your discount please contact Natalia directly at: info@oneplace.com.ar and she will give you the information on the discount. This […]

InterNations Cocktail Party: Thursday, September 22nd at 8:00 p.m.

InterNations Cocktail Party

Dear Buenos Aires Community, We are very pleased to announce our next InterNations Get-Together in Buenos Aires: an After-Office Cocktail Party. This will be a great opportunity for you to meet your fellow InterNations members, grab a drink, a coffee or a bite to eat, and get to know each other a little better. This […]

Buenos Aires News: Spring Gets Buenos Aires Back In Its Groove Again

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Our good friend Andrew Rae McCance, of Buenos Aires Stay Luxury Apartments and BA Stay Apartment Rentals, was kind enough to offer this article on spring as it kicks in this Sunday, September 18th.  However, Spring Day itself is not celebrated until Wednesday, September 21st for some reason.  For me, spring is an amazing time of […]

Buenos Aires City Guide By Barrio: Colegiales Guide

Buenos Aires Barrio Guides

Introduction  Colegiales is located in the north-central part of Buenos Aires and is next to Palermo and Belgrano.  It lies between Av. Cabildo and Av. Alvarez Thomas on the north and south and Av. De Los Incas and Av. Dorrego on the east and west. Colegiales is well-known as it is the setting place for […]

Buenos Aires City Guide By Barrio: Chacarita Guide

Buenos Aires Barrio Guides

Introduction Chacarita is located in the north-central part of Buenos Aires and is next to Villa and Colegiales with one corner bordering Palermo.  It lies between Av. Elcano and Av. San Dorrego and straddles  Av. Corrientes.  Chacarita is a quiet neighborhood (barrio) best known for its 175 acres (70 hectare) Chacarita Cemetery, also known as […]

New IRS Filing Deadlines Extended for Overseas Americans‏

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As National Chairman of Democrats Abroad Argentina, I am reaching out to you today in an effort to alert our global membership about IRS regulations that directly affect the American community residing outside of the United States. While Democrats Abroad Argentina is not offering you legal advice on filing the forms described below, we do […]

Buenos Aires City Guide by Barrio: Caballito Guide

Buenos Aires Barrio Guides

Caballito is located in the exact geographical center of Buenos Aires and is next to Villa Crespo, just past Almagro. It lies between Av. San Martin and Av. San Juan and straddles Av. Rivadavia Caballito is one of the most traditional barrios (neighborhoods) of Buenos Aires city enjoying a rich history and beautiful architecture. It […]

Ivy Markaity presents an informal evening of Jazz, Blues, Pop and Soul Classics! Good Morning BA members enjoy a 10% Discount!

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Award winning Songwriter (Songwriters Hall of Fame) and Recording Artist Ivy Markaity from New York City, presents an informal evening of Jazz, Blues, Pop and Soul Classics. Ivy has had record deals and toured in the US as well as Japan. She brings her unique modern and soulful style to songs made famous by artists […]

Buenos Aires City Guide by Barrio: Boedo

Buenos Aires Barrio Guides

Introduction Boedo is located west of Buenos Aires´ business district (Microcentro) just past Balvanera (which is more typically known by its three districts Abasto, Congreso and Once) and next to Almagro.  It lies between Av. Independencia and Av. Caseros and straddles  Autopisto 25 de Mayo.. Boedo is one of those Buenos Aires neighborhoods often overlooked […]

InterNations Party Thursday Night, August 18!

InterNations Cocktail Party by Ambassador Samuel Wynn Warde

This month we are pleased to announce a new location for our August InterNations Cocktail Party at a new restaurant, Randall’s. The party this month will be held on Thursday, August 18th beginning at 8 pm. Start date: Aug 18, 2011 20:00 End date: Aug 19, 2011 01:00 Event Location: Randall’s Resto, Malabia 1530 (Palermo, […]

IMPORTANT: Rules change that may affect you and your non-American family member’s ability to return to the USA

Immigration change affecting US Citizens married to foreign nationals.

Dear Good Morning Buenos Aires  Members: We wanted to let you know about a Rules change that may affect you and your non-American family member’s ability to return to the United States. Effective August 15, 2011, most Americans will no longer be able to use the US Consular Sections in your country of residence for […]

Buenos Aires City Guide by Barrio: Villa Crespo Guide

Buenos Aires Barrio Guides

Introduction Villa Crespo is located in the north-central part of Buenos Aires and is in-between Palermo and Caballito.  It lies between Av. Cordoba  and Av. San Martin  and straddles  Av. Corrientes and borders on Parque del Centenario. An up-and-coming barrio, Villa Crespo is often referred to now as Palermo Queens, due in part to its […]

The Challenge to the Election of Officers for Democrats Abroad Argentina is Formally Dismissed with Prejudice by the Democratic Party Committee Abroad (DPCA

Samuel Wynn Warde National Chairman Democrats Abroad Argentina

As many of you are already aware, a challenge to the election of officers for Democrats Abroad Argentina was filed by Michael “Yanqui Mike” Skowronek, Alicia Blumencweig, et al. We are pleased to announce that the complaint was dismissed with prejudice after an electronic vote was held before the full Democratic Party Committee Abroad (DPCA). […]

InterNations Party Tonight!

InterNations Cocktail Party by Ambassador Samuel Wynn Warde

Dear InterNations Members in Buenos Aires, We would like to invite all of you to join us for an end of the month cocktail gathering at the wonderful Sushi place Wasabi’s in Palermo Soho. Start date: Thursday, Jul 21, 2011 20:00 End date: Jul 22, 2011 02:00 Event Location Wasabi’s Thames 1810 (corner with Costa […]

Looking for a job in Buenos Aires? Here are a few of the ins and outs about job hunting and work in Buenos Aires

Seeking Employment in Buenos Aires

[We get tons of emails from people looking for jobs in Buenos Aires and the forums are filled with similar inquiries.  So, we thought we could give you a few of our thoughts on the matter.] Acquiring a job here in Buenos Aires can be quite challenging, regardless of profession or experience. For example, unemployment […]

Buenos Aires City Guide by Barrio: Almagro Guide

Buenos Aires Barrio Guides

Almagro is located west of Buenos Aires´ business district (Microcentro) just past Balvanera (which is more typically known by its three districts Abasto, Congreso and Once).  It lies between Av. Independencia and Av. Cordoba and straddles  Av. Rivadavia. Almagro has always been a special district as so many different aspects of life in Buenos Aires […]

InterNations Cocktail Party this Thursday

Buenos Aires Cocktail Party Events

Event Date Start date: Jun 16, 2011 20:00 End date: Jun 17, 2011 01:00 Event Location Wasabi’s Sushi & Lounge (Palermo Viejo) Thames 1810 Dear InterNations Buenos Aires, We are very pleased to announce our June InterNations Get-Together in Buenos Aires: a Cocktail Party on Thursday, June 16th from 8pm on. This will be a […]

Buenos Aires Overview for Newcomers

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Expats moving to Buenos Aires will find it to be one of the most developed cities in Latin America.  Known as the “Paris of the South”, Buenos Aires is Argentina’s largest metropolitan area with nearly 14 million residents. The birthplace of sultry and sensual Tango and Latin America’s Polo capital, the city is a non-stop […]

Buenos Aires Province Guide Introduction History Attractions Links & more…

Buenos Aires Province Attractions, Guide, History

Introduction The province (state) of Buenos Aires is located in the immensity of the Pampas Plains only interrupted by the Tandilia and Ventania mountain ranges.  It is the largest and most populous province of Argentina and takes its name (meaning “good winds”) from the City of Buenos Aires although the city is autonomous and not […]

Buenos Aires Restaurant Guide: A Few Favorites

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Our good friend Andrew of Buenos Aires Stay and Buenos Aires Tours & Sightseeing Blog has graciously offered to give us some insight into the restaurant scene in Buenos Aires with the following article.  Don’t forget to check out his great Argentina Wine Guide. There are many fantastic restaurants in Buenos Aires, but choosing Buenos […]

Tax Time: Useful information for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Living Abroad

Useful Tax Information for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Living Abroad

Well, it’s tax time and for many persons living abroad that means lots of questions begin popping up.  Fortunately there are a lot of great resources online for assisting you.  For instance every year the IRS publishes a book (publication 54) entitled Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad for use in preparing […]

Cocktail Party with Good Morning Buenos Aires and InterNations on April 14th

Buenos Aires Cocktail Party Events

We are very pleased to announce our April InterNations Good Morning Buenos Aires get-together in Buenos Aires: a Cocktail Party on Thursday, April 14th from 8pm on. Date: Apr 14, 2011 Time: 20:00 until the last person leaves Location: Wasabi’s Sushi & Lounge (Palermo Viejo) Address: Thames 1810 Phone: 4832 1622 / 9346 This will […]

Job Available to US/UK Citizen Living in Buenos Aires: Spanish School receptionist / Student Coordinator

eleBaires

A young, small, innovative & fast-growing educational organization is looking for a very responsible, outgoing, and personable team member to join us! Our clients are predominantly college-age international students who come to Buenos Aires to study, intern or volunteer. We have partnerships with the most well respected universities in Argentina and host more than 100 […]

THE DIRTY WAR part 2: Kissinger Memorandum

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 A 13 page Memorandum of Conversation declassified on July 1, 2004, shows that in 1976 U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger played a key role in assuring Argentina’s military rulers that their antiterrorist campaign involving the disappearance, torture and assassination of at least 15,000 people — many of whom were not combatants — would not […]

Dragon Fruit Adventure at Barrio Chino!

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Located in Belgrano and beginning alongside the train tracks at Juramento and Arribenos, Buenos Aires’ Barrio Chino (Chinatown) is tiny compared to those of San Francisco, London or Sydney.  However, in spite of its size its impact on the culture of Buenos Aires is significant with its 100+ Asian-owned shops which receive over 15,000 visitors […]

The Best of Buenos Aires: Sugar & Spice Cookies, Teas and more…

Sugar and Spice Cookies Buenos Aires

Sugar & Spice has been a well known institution in Buenos Aires for several years now.  Legend has it that when Frank Almeida, Sugar & Spice SRL partner and founder, could not find the cookies he loved from Chicago he enlisted the help of his wife, Fabiana, and Sugar & Spice was born out of that […]

GMBA / InterNations Cocktail Party Tonight, Friday February 25th

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We are very pleased to announce our February Good Morning Buenos Aires / InterNations Get-Together in Buenos Aires: a Cocktail Party on Friday, February 25th from 8.30pm on.  This will be a great opportunity for you to be able to meet your fellow Good Morning Buenos Aires / InterNations members, grab a drink, a coffee […]

Finding Work in Buenos Aires

Work

Acquiring a job here in Buenos Aires can be quite challenging, regardless of profession or experience. For example, unemployment in Europe is typically ranked at around 7% this year, but in Argentina the latest figures I could find rank it close to 9%. However, I think that figure is a bit misleading. For instance the […]

Avantgarb{age}, The Art in Wearing Trash: images by photographer Caitlin Margaret Kelly opening April 6th at ICANA Belgrano

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Avantgarb{age}, The Art in Wearing Trash is the collision of photography, garbage and design where discarded items are repurposed as wearable art and transformed into highly stylized photographs. Several images from this series by photographer Caitlin Margaret Kelly will be on display at ICANA Belgrano during the month of April. In these photographs, Kelly takes designs […]

Jimmy Danko: Harmony & Dissonance

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Recently I had the distinct pleasure of attending an art viewing at the lovely home and studio of  Jimmy Danko, Artist Extraordinaire.   Normally I would take the time to try to impress with a few words of wisdom, but instead I want to open with Jimmy’s own words and then let his art and home […]

Democrats Abroad Reception and General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Democrats Abroad Argentina is hosting a Reception on Wednesday, February 16th at the very elegant Prodeo Lounge & Suites.  This event is open to everyone, so be sure to tell all your friends. Prodeo will be offering special happy hour prices on select beer, wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages.  They will also be offering some great […]

Argentina wines – the best Red Wines!

Wine

Here at Good Morning BA, we experience a consistent flow of interest and inquiries regarding Argentina wines, Malbec wine in specific, Buenos Aires wine tastings and Argentina wine tours. Fortunately, drinking fine wines is one of my favorite things to do, and along with our good friend, Andrew of Buenos Aires Stay and Buenos Aires Tours […]

The Best Pizza in Town

The Best Buenos Aire Pizza

Buenos Aires is full of pizzeries and restaurants serving pizza.  Pizza is a booming business in Buenos and a favorite for Portenos, tourists and the international community.  Since a large percentage of Portenos have recent Italian heritage and there are hundreds of Italian style restaurants in Buenos Aires, it is hardly surprising the Buenos Aires […]

Celebrating the Chinese New Year in Buenos Aires along with a Schedule of Activities

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This Sunday, February 6th, Buenos Aires Barrio Chino (“China Town”) will celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, year 4709 of the Chinese calendar. For those of you interested in attending, Barrio Chino is located in Belgrano on Arribenos, roughly between Juramento and Av. Monroe.  To get there you can take the train (Linea Mitre) to the […]

Buenos Aires Farmers Market Directory: By Neighborhood

Farmer's Markets

Farmers Markets Here is a fairly comprehensive list I obtained from a local friend recently.  (Thanks Victoria!)  I cannot vouch for all of these being open still, but maybe it is a good place for you to begin with finding a market close to you. The first one here is a huge one, worthy of […]

Second Story Buenos Aires: Stories for Grown-Ups Told Live

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Live storytelling in English has a home in Buenos Aires with Second Story. Their first monthly event will be Thursday, Feb 3rd at Juanele (1011 Montevideo).  The doors open at 8, stories start at 9, free drinks for those arriving at or before 8:45. The theme for the first event is “stalker.” The group is actively […]

Video: Anthony Bourdain in Argentina

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Cocktail Party this Wednesday hosted by Good Morning BA and InterNations

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Dear Buenos Aires Members, We are pleased to announce our January event, to be held on Wednesday, January 26th at Sugar. As usual there will be no cover charge and Sugar will be offering  happy hour prices to include: 10 pesos happy hour pricing until  midnight on pints, well drinks and glasses of wine. Lemonade […]

A Little Bit About Buenos Aires for Expats

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Expats moving to Buenos Aires will find it to be one of the most developed cities in Latin America.  Known as the “Paris of the South”, Buenos Aires is Argentina’s largest metropolitan area with nearly 14 million residents. The birthplace of sultry and sensual Tango and Latin America’s Polo capital, the city is a non-stop […]

Argentina Wines Guide – Are Argentine Whites Wines Any Good?!

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Today, with the help of our friend, Andrew of Buenos Aires Stay and Buenos Aires Tours & Sightseeing Blog, we update our Argentina Wines articles with our top Argentine white wines, Vinos Blancos.  In our last guide, we reviewed Argentine red wines and our next guide will tackle Dulcies (desert wines) and Roses. Argentine white wines […]

Where to get Books in English

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Featured Location: THE BOOK CELLAR, BUENOS AIRES website The newest book service in Buenos Aires brings you literature from South America and home in English, French, German Spanish and more. Antiques, rare editions, guide books and educational material also available. Accesible prices, exchanges, buy-back service. Books sourced and delivered. This year we are opening a […]

Argentina Wines: The Best Argentina Champagnes (Vino Espumantes)

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Today we bring you our latest article on the  very best of Argentine wines.  This article talks about a favorite of many, Argentina’s Top Ten Sparkling, or Espumante, wines.  As usual we have the assistance of our good friend and fellow lover of the very best of Argentine wines, Andrew McCance of Buenos Aires Tours & Sightseeing Blog and Buenos Aires Stay. […]

Good Morning BA / InterNations Cocktail Party Tonight, Wednesday December 15th

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We are very pleased to announce our Christmas Good Morning BA/InterNations get-together in Buenos Aires: a Cocktail Party on Wednesday, December 15th from 8pm on. Location:   Wasabi’s Sushi & Lounge (in Palermo Soho), Thames 1810  This will be a great opportunity for you to be able to meet your fellow Good Morning BA / InterNations […]

Argentina Wines – Vinos Rosados y Dulces (Rose wines and Desert Wines)

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Today, with the help of our friend, Andrew of Buenos Aires Stay and Buenos Aires Tours & Sightseeing Blog, we update our Argentina Wines articles with our top Vinos Rosados y Dulces (Rose wines and Dessert Wines).  In our last guide, we reviewed Argentina White Wines, Vinos Blancos and in our next guide we will tackle […]

Obama & Hillary Discuss Cristina

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President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton talk about Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in this great and amusing animation brought to you by our good friend, Taos Turner, and his YouTube multimedia site, Scooping Argentina, found by clicking here or you can read his blog, The Argentine Post, by clicking here.  Be sure to support Taos […]

Where to buy Organic Products in Buenos Aires

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ORGANIC FARMER MARKETS Chacarita Market Wed. 9am to 1pm Sat. 9am to 6pm Federico Lacroze 4171 San Fernando Organic Market Sat. 10am to 6pm San Fernando Station – between Sarmiento and 9 de Julio Outside Cap. Fed. in San Fernando (Still in the metro area)   HOME DELIVERY Alimentaria Rosco S.A. www.roscorgal.com.ar/ Alimentos ecológicos 011- […]

GMBA Takes Aim at Buenos Aires Photojournalist Beatrice Murch

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My friendship with Beatrice Murch (and her husband Kragen/Javier) is one of my oldest ones here in Buenos Aires having met her nearly 4 years ago through an experimental group she helped host, known simply as the “Creativity Lab”.  It has been a rare and wonderful journey to watch her and her photography blossom  in the […]

14 Steps to Big Savings in the Grocery Store!

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The recession is in full swing and those of us in Buenos Aires are painfully aware of what runaway inflation feels like.  With that in mind, I thought I would offer to share a few methods I have found really helpful in saving me money.  I don’t know about you, but groceries have become my […]

THE DIRTY WAR part 1: The USA, Operation Condor & Argentina’s Dirty War

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Background After the death of President Juan Peron in 1974 Isabel Peron, his wife and vice president assumed power as president of Argentina.  However, she proved to be weak politically and on 24 March 1976 she was overthrown by a military coup d’état which resulted in a seven year campaign of state sponsored violence against […]

Help us Sponsor a Family this Holiday Season (accepting donations until January 8)

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As many or you know, last year I sponsored some needy children in Ciudad Oculta, a shanty town outside the city of Buenos Aires. La Ciudad Oculta, the hidden city, is also known as Villa 15. A labyrinth of makeshift homes, flooded alleyways and uneven ground, Ciudad Oculta is one of the poorest and most […]

YOUR place for living, laughing and loving in Buenos Aires.

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Welcome to Good Morning Buenos Aires.  We have Buenos Aires guides, a comprehensive Buenos Aires services directory, Buenos Aires News, Buenos Aires restaurant guides, a Buenos Aires Events Calendar, Buenos Aires Articles & more!   Good Morning Buenos Aires (GMBA) first went online on November 5th of 2007.  Since that time it has undergone a few […]

An Amazing Video: Interrogating a Torturer – A film by Rodrigo Vasquez

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This is an incredible video published 30 September 2009 by Al Jezeera English as part of their People & Power series.  The film follows a dramatic face to face meeting between a former interrogator and a torture victim.

Argentinian legislator punches colleague during budget argument

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Maybe it is merely another sign of the tough economic times we are living in, but yesterday the budget debate in Argentina took a turn for the worse when dissident Peronist Graciela Camano smacked Kirchnerite lawmaker Carlos Kunkel in the mouth.   When asked about the incident afterwards, she accused him of making derogatory remarks about […]

Spring has Sprung

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Passiflora caerulea, commonly known as the Blue Passion Flower or the Common Passion Flower, is a vine native to South America (Argentina, Paraguay (where it is widely known as the Mburucuyá in Guaraní) , Uruguay and Brazil).  It is popular with gardeners because of its intricate, scented flowers that have an almost plastic-looking appearance. The […]

Political Economies: Explained Using Cows

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United States: You have two cows. The government pays you subsidies not to milk your cows. Imports of dairy products from South America increase. China: You have two cows. The government takes both cows and shoots you. Iraq: You have two cows. They end up in Guantanamo Bay, but receive excellent medical care. India: You […]

1932 Travel Video

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Here are a few videos we thought would be of interest.  To begin, we have a great travel video filmed in 1932.  We follow that up with Anthony Bourdain, from last year;  then a 2 part documentary on the Falkland Islands conflict;  and finish for now with a 2 part Travel Series on Argentina.  We […]

Good Morning BA Discount Program

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Good Morning Buenos Aires is happy to provide it’s readers with a variety of discounts. Just tell the services providers listed the code: “GMBA Discounts” to get yours today! ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ NEW BUENO ENTONCES Save 15% on the Awesome, Revolutionary New Way to Learn Spanish Quickly click here for their website. __________________________________ Buenos Aires Stay […]

Travel Series “48″ visits Buenos Aires

Travel Series “48” visits Buenos Aires, Oct. 25, 2008, Part 1 Travel Series “48” visits Buenos Aires, Oct. 25, 2008, Part 2

Safety Tips – Motochorros

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This section is provided by the Regional Security Office (RSO) of the American Embassy in Buenos Aires. website The Federal Police indicate that approximately 50 percent of reported “Smash/Snatch and Grab” type robberies that occur in Buenos Aires are perpetrated by criminals on motorcycles or commonly referred to as “Motochorros.” To counter the surge in […]

Plight of the Argentine Indigenous

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  Santa Fe, Argentina Toba A while back, I had the opportunity to work with the Pay it Forward Project (PIFP) a non-profit organization that was established in August of 2006 by an Argentine living outside Washington D.C. to assist in rebuilding the lives, self worth, and spirit of individuals living in developing nations. The […]

Buying Rental Property in BsAs

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With its Old World European charm, Buenos Aires is one of those places that people just love. People continue to come here in increasing numbers every year and many return to invest in property. The city, known as the Queen of the Plata (River) and the Paris of the South, is well known as one […]

Che Guevara: Hero or Sh*thead?

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I have found the whole Che Guevara as a hero and freedom fighter phenomenon to be somewhat disconcerting. I can understand superficially why one might come to think of him worthy of being idolized. However, it only takes about five minutes of reading about his life to see that the man and the myth are […]

Guides

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We are excited to offering a variety of guides to include guides to the city, restaurants, markets and Spanish.  This is an ongoing project so be sure to check back with us from time to time to see our updates. City Guides Customs Regulations (Argentina) Customs and Border Protection: Know Before You Go Pamphlet (USA) Dictionaries Embassies […]

Apartment Rental Problems???

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Have you rented a short-term apartment here in Buenos Aires through a real estate company (inmobiliaria)? If so you do have some limited legal protections. However if you have rented a place via a contract between yourself and the landlord only, there really are not many regulations on such a transaction. If in fact your […]

Veterens, The Falklands

Veterens, The Falklands Part 1 Veterens< The Falklands Part 2

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