Category Archives: Travel

“Yo soy de Racing, es un sentimiento” – Going to a football match in Buenos Aires

I think everyone knows that football is VERY important in Argentina, as it is in most of South America. People talk about football, they watch games on TV, they get depressed when their team loses… I knew all of that … Continue reading

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The joys of Buenos Aires

All it took to feel better about Buenos Aires was a lazy afternoon at the Feria de los Mataderos, one of my favorite tourist things to do in Buenos Aires. Lots of locals go as well. I wrote a photo-heavy … Continue reading

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The Typical Mistake – Radio Palermo

Happy new year! Feliz año! Today I had the pleasure of participating in an English-language radio show here in Buenos Aires, The Typical Mistake. The show was about being a polyglot, i.e. multi-lingual, and it was super fun! Thanks to … Continue reading

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Jacarandas

I first encountered Jacaranda trees in Guatemala many years ago, and I find them amazingly beautiful. The color is so gorgeous! In Argentina, they are quite common and Buenos Aires in the spring is filled with them – it is … Continue reading

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La Feria de Mataderos

One of the nicest ways to spend a tourist Sunday in Buenos Aires is visiting the Feria de Mataderos, a beautiful fair that takes place in the city but celebrates traditional country culture and traditions. Mataderos is a neighborhood in … 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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