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Expat 101

Have an American friend that simply won’t shut up about football? Not fútbol but football (whose idea was it to name two great sports the same thing anyway?). They’ve probably been talking about Super Bowl 2019. In case you missed …

Imagine that you’ve just touched down at Ezeiza international airport. It’s the middle of the night. You’re tired, dazed, confused, and just looking to get home. You’ve just stood in line for upwards of an hour at customs, and you’re …

The holiday season is officially upon us, and if you’re spending these fiestas in Buenos Aires, perhaps you’ve found yourself scrambling to make plans for Christmas or New Year’s Eve. Whether you’re an expat orphan that hasn’t been lucky enough …

It was a stormy night in Berazategui, one of the many cities that comprise el Conurbano, that enormous area home to 13 million residents that surrounds Argentina’s capital. Guillermo and two of his closest friends were to play a …

For as long as we can remember, people have used any means necessary to form relationships and meet new people. Back in the Pride and Prejudice days, if a man wanted to meet his future wife, he would simply host …

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 …

Somehow we’ve made it to November and the yanquis in the room are jonesin’ for some roast turkey. No matter that temperatures in Buenos Aires typically soar into the 80s this time of year: we want to recreate our childhood …

In total, in a little over two months, I have moved apartments six times in Buenos Aires and I am currently looking for lucky number seven. I have been royally f$&ked over so many times when trying to find accommodation …

Argentina is a vast country, holding some of the most stunning natural wonders in the world. There’s a reason why Argentina is the top spot in South America for tourists, with one of the planet’s most jaw-dropping sights from …

Full disclosure: I really wish this guide existed when I first arrived in Argentina. This one is for those who truly wish to immerse themselves within Argentine culture and experience all aspects of living in Buenos Aires (not just hitting