Six Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Semester Abroad

The study abroad dream is to pop into a new culture, make local friends and travel the country before… [more]

Six Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Semester Abroad Six Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Semester Abroad

Typical Housing Options for Foreigners in Buenos Aires

Whether you’re staying in Buenos Aires for one month or indefinitely, finding a place to live can bring… [more]

Typical Housing Options for Foreigners in Buenos Aires Typical Housing Options for Foreigners in Buenos Aires

Tips for Living on a Student Budget in Buenos Aires

The unsettling discovery that you have fewer pesos than you anticipated can happen often for students… [more]

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WWOOF in Argentina

Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms is an organization that connects organic farms with volunteers… [more]

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FAQ: Teaching English in Argentina

Teaching English is a great way to make some pesos while living in Argentina. Due to the flexibility… [more]

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La Noche de los Libros: Buenos Aires Book Night

Buenos Aires has a well-earned reputation for being a city of book lovers and the yearly Noche de los Libros (Night of the Books) is yet another event to indulge in the city’s love of literature. On Saturday, November 29th the event will kick off at 7 p.m. with a free concert by internationally acclaimed […]

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Happy in Argentina

The catchiest tune of 2014, Pharrell’s Happy has made it to Argentina. The official video put out by Sony Music Argentina was mostly shot in the upscale Palermo neighborhood and features local celebrities such as rock journalist, Carlos ‘Bebe’ Contepomi and TV personality, Connie Ansaldi. Although his story since falling into a coma in 2010 […]

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World Malbec Day: Toasting Argentina’s Favorite Grape

Argentines and those lucky enough to reside in their country need no excuse to enjoy the nation’s most famous vino tinto, Malbec. For everyone else, there’s Malbec World Day. On April 17th, wine enthusiasts from Sydney, Australia to San Francisco, California will come together in celebration of the grape that was recently awarded the Trophee […]

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Teaching English: Breaking Down the Acronyms

A lot of those anticipating teaching English in Argentina move here with only a solid working knowledge of the language and a hope and a prayer. Others may feel more confident — and find it easier to secure a job — with a bit of training. Teacher certification programs can help job seekers stand out […]

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Teaching English in Argentina: Logistics of the Job

Teaching English is the most common job among English-speaking expats in Argentina but the experience can vary widely from ‘easy money’ to ‘logistical nightmare.’ There are a number of things to consider before taking an English teaching job with a school. It’s also important to plan for the sometimes involved logistics of the job in order […]

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Teaching in Argentina: 5 Things to Consider Before Taking a Job

Landing a job as an English teacher in Argentina can vary from quick and easy to almost impossible. Young, attractive females with a clear American or British accent will likely be inundated with job offers. Those who don’t fit into this bracket may not find it quite so simple, although experience, a teaching certification and […]

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10 Year Anniversary of Cromañón Nightclub Fire

Today marks ten year anniversary of Argentina’s worst made-man disaster, the Cromañón nightclub fire, in which 194 children and young adults lost their lives and another 600 were injured. The national newspaper, Clarín reports that another 15 among the over 2,600 survivors have committed suicide in the ten years since the tragedy. Republica Cromañón owner, […]

Noche de los Libros Buenos Aires

La Noche de los Libros: Buenos Aires Book Night

Buenos Aires has a well-earned reputation for being a city of book lovers and the yearly Noche de los Libros (Night of the Books) is yet another event to indulge in the city’s love of literature. On Saturday, November 29th the event will kick off at 7 p.m. with a free concert by internationally acclaimed […]

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Volunteer for La Noche de los Museos 2014

La Noche de los Museos (Museum Night), an annual event when the city’s museums open to the public for special nighttime events and exhibitions, is one of the biggest nights of the year for art lovers in Buenos Aires, . In the 2013 edition, 800,000 members of the public hit the city’s museums. As a new feature […]

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Buenos Aires Communities Festival 2014

More than 40 cultural communities that have made home in Argentina will show off their traditional garb, song, dance and gastronomic traditions at the festival de las colectividades this Saturday in Palermo. The free event is in celebration of Immigrant Day on the 4th of September. There will be 40 live shows, with each community […]