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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 […]

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 […]

Finding Work in Buenos Aires

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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 […]

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 […]

Buenos Aires Farmers Market Directory: By Neighborhood

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Where to buy Organic Products in Buenos Aires

Where to buy Organic products

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- […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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