Category Archives: Preparation

Random tips for foreigners in Buenos Aires

In my little series on practical information for foreigners wanting to live in Buenos Aires, it is now time for the “doesn’t really fit anywhere else but good to know”-section. Random bits of advice for happy living in this city! … Continue reading

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Work for foreigners in Buenos Aires

In my little series of practical info or helpful hints for foreigners, I thought I’d write a little bit about what to think about before coming here. (You can also read about housing and health insurance which I wrote about … Continue reading

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Housing for foreigners in Buenos Aires

I get questions about rentals in Buenos Aires all the time, especially medium-term, so I figured I’d make a little summary. I divide them in three broad categories: Short-term rentals geared towards foreign tourists Medium-term rentals, which are usually furnished, … Continue reading

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Health insurance for foreigners in Buenos Aires

This will just be a short post because I get asked this from time to time: What to do about health insurance as a foreigner in Argentina? Argentina has a decent public health system compared to many Latin American countries, … Continue reading

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One week to go!

In one week, I will be landing in Buenos Aires and I will officially be noruega en Argentina! Right now, I am still noruega en Estados Unidos… To make my last week in the US more interesting, Hurricane Sandy has … Continue reading

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Useful pages for planning

Matty, a New Zealander that used to live in BA, keeps this list of blogs in English from Argentina: Bloggers in Argentina. Couchsurfing: A great community of travelers and locals. The BA group is particularly active and there are always … Continue reading

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Cañuelas

I am going to be outside the town of Cañuelas, which is about an hour outside of the capital. It has 25,000 inhabitants and is known as being the “birth place” of dulce de leche. Buses into the capital take … Continue reading

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