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Articles by Sophie Schneider

Argentina’s inflation rose by 5.4 percent in September, according to a report on consumer prices released by the Indec statistics agency today. The rate represents a 1.1 percent decrease compared to the previous month, with the accumulated rate for the …

Prestigious shopping mall in the heart of Recoleta, Buenos Aires Design, which employs over 700 members of staff working in nearly 70 different stores and restaurants, is due to close on Sunday, November 18th. The concession of the property …

Tattoos are often a rite of passage for travelers. They’re a mark on your body that prompts a response: “Wow, so tell me about this,” which can lead to a 45-minute self-absorbed rant about that one time you went to …

This year marks the 11th anniversary of BA’s International Jazz Festival, and it promises to be bigger than ever with over 18 different venues, hundreds of world-renowned artists, and a selection of brand-new local up-and-comers. Whether you’re a jazz …

When you think about nights at museums, chances are you think about those Ben Stiller movies from several years back. But here in Buenos Aires, in fact, this is a well-established event that all porteños get involved in, hopping from …

Vinyl records and turntables are certainly perplexing technology. Unlike the CD, which was entirely cast aside as soon as digital downloading became a thing, records have always possessed an essence of ‘coolness’ around them. Maybe it is something to do …

In the last few years, Peruvian cuisine has surged in popularity. Move over sushi, ceviche has become the new global raw seafood obsession. Chefs like Gastón Acurio and Erik Ramirez have revolutionized the food market, bringing classics like lomo saltado

November: the month of impatiently waiting for the sun to shine uninterrupted for more than three days. To aid these extended rainy days (please, can it stop now?), pop on your trusty Netflix account and get ridiculously excited for …

Argentina is a veritable pioneer for LGBTQIA+ rights, becoming the first country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage in 2010 and, more recently, passing gender identity laws in 2012 that allow citizens to change their gender without barriers of …

Halloween in Argentina isn’t as established an event as it is in the US or UK: there are no trick-or-treaters plaguing our streets in tiny ghost costumes equipped with little bags waiting for expected donations of sugary treats. There are …