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This Monday, July 8th, Avenida de Mayo is hosting its own special party. In honor of its 125th anniversary celebration, the city is planning a huge festival filled with music, cultural activities, tours, and more all along the historic avenue

Sixteen Candles. Madonna. Neon blue and pink eyeshadow. Listening to Eye of the Tiger on loop. Unleashing an entire can of hairspray into your hair. So were the 1980s of American youth culture… but what about Argentine youth?

In its …

There is an element to being British in Argentina that other foreigners do not likely experience. Every so often, while chatting in a taxi or buying groceries at the verdulería, the question of where I’m from arises. And, though usually …

A precious time capsule in Buenos Aires is in danger of being buried by a garbage disposal plant. This area, located on the banks of the Riachuelo, was where the first porteños lived and hunted during the spring months.…

Argentina is perceived by many to be a primarily white, European country, with Buenos Aires often referred to as the “Paris of Latin America” in popular culture. This perception is rooted in a post-colonial process where Argentine leaders and intellectuals

How much do you know about the people who live next door? You know — those people you don’t really know very well, but whose names and faces are familiar to you, and with whom you exchange pleasantries on

The Museum of External Debt is located in a brightly lit, glass-walled room off a busy hallway in the UBA Faculty of Economics. The physical space seems fitting for the museum, as it seeks shine light on a complex and …

Immigration is one of the most contentious and divisive topics in the world, with migrant populations often finding themselves victims of suspicion and derision by their host nation. Sadly, Argentina is no different. While the immigrant population in Argentina is …

As the cold kicks in, and the skies cloud up (again), it’s time to start thinking about hygge-fying your life. You know, that lovely Danish concept — in English, roughly translated as the art of coziness — including lots …