Study Spanish in Buenos Aires

It's possible to travel around South America without knowing any Spanish, but it certainly isn't advisable - it'll be harder to get around, you'll end up paying more for things because you can't negotiate, and you'll have limited contact with locals, who are what make South America the awesome place...

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What to eat in Buenos Aires

Argentina's reputation as a meat-lover's paradise is well-deserved: its inhabitants have perfected the art of barbecue — slow-cooked on an outdoor grill, accompanied by the beverage of your choice — it’s a wonderful thing. But it isn’t just about meat; the Argentinean table offers more than just carne -- though...

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Iguazu falls - Argentinian or Brazilian side?

The Iguazu Falls (also variously spelled Iguacu, Iguaçu and Iguassu) are one of the world's most impressive waterfalls. Located near the triple border between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay in South America, they can be seen from two countries: Argentina and Brazil.

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Tango in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is known for tango; it's part of the history of the city. It is kept alive in restaurants and tourist areas in the ever-present "tango show," which features the iconic music — often live — and several dancers, the women dressed in the appropriately short skirts and high heels.

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Visiting the Itaipu Dam in Paraguay

The Itaipu dam is one of the seven wonders of the modern world, the world's largest hydroelectric power plant. It spans the river Paraná between Paraguay and Brazil, near the triple border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.  You can visit from either side; we chose the Paraguayan one - mostly...

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Why Your Mum is Wrong: Drinking 'Mate' in Argentina

Your mum brought you up to have good manners, I'm sure, and expects you to do her proud while you're travelling: clean up after yourself, eat with your mouth closed, say please and thank you. And she's right, of course.

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Argentine Madness - a Football Match in Buenos Aires

“Are you ready to live 45min of pure adrenalin?” That's what my friends told me the first time they invited me to see a Boca - River football match.  It was played at the Boca Junior stadium (La Bombonera, as the locals call it). The match ended one to on

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