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Busting the Negative Myths of Argentine Spanish

Busting the Negative Myths of Argentine Spanish

For people interested in travelling to Central or South America and taking a Spanish immersion learning course, one of the…

Spanish Reflexive Verbs: What are they and how do I use them?

Spanish Reflexive Verbs: What are they and how do I use them?

If you have read the other blogs in this grammar series, you will be aware that there are numerous differences…

Coffee In Buenos Aires: Types of Coffee and How To Order

Coffee In Buenos Aires: Types of Coffee and How To Order

When you first arrive in Argentina, one of the first things that come to mind is: where’s my coffee? You’ll probably be tired to try and struggle with coffee slang in any language. This handy guide will teach you how to order coffee in Argentina.

Spending and Celebrating Christmas in Buenos Aires: Traditions and Food

Spending and Celebrating Christmas in Buenos Aires: Traditions and Food

Here’s the essentials to spending Christmas in Buenos Aires: traditions, food, culture and even means of transportation. Written by Carla…

Tango: History, Milongas and the Dancing Scene in Buenos Aires

Tango: History, Milongas and the Dancing Scene in Buenos Aires

Tango is a Buenos Aires staple, and has been for the last one hundred years. Learning to dance it, learning…

EXPLORE BUENOS AIRES

Buenos Aires is an incredible city, with a complex and unique identity born of the intertwining of indigenous and Spanish cultures over hundreds of years. Follow our blog to learn more about our beautiful city and the more than 15 million people who live in and around it.

FOOD

Much of the culture of Buenos Aires is defined by the smells and flavors of the many types of Argentine cuisine found throughout the city. From street food to fine dining, learn more about what amazing fare awaits you here.

HISTORY

Learn about the history of Buenos Aires and Argentina.

LIFESTYLE

To make the most of your trip and get the full Buenos Aires experience when you visit Argentina, you need to understand how to live like an Argentine. Read our blog to learn more about the culture, pastimes, and day-to-day passions of our citizens.

EXPATS

Learn how other expats have embraced the Buenos Aires experience!

SPORTS

For Argentines, fútbol is not just a sport—it's an identity born of passion, team loyalties and generations-long rivalries. Read our blog to learn more about football and other sports which shape the Argentine way of life.

NATURE

Learn how other expats have embraced the Buenos Aires experience!

Be Social!

Join us on social media for daily Spanish tips, travel advice and the best places to visit in Buenos Aires!

TRAVEL TIPS

To make the most of your time in Buenos Aires, read our blog posts about sights that can't be missed, phrases you need to know, how to navigate our public transportation system, and much more.

LEARN SPANISH

Take advantage of your time studying Spanish in Buenos Aires, or learn some useful words & phrases.

RECENT ARTICLES

We are always writing new articles about Argentina and the wonderful culture and destinations that you'll discover here. Below are a few of our latest blog posts, which shouldn't be missed!

Negative Words and Negation in Spanish

We have already learned about making simple affirmative statements: Él trabaja en el supermercado….

The Verbs “to be” in Spanish are “Ser” and “Estar”

Ser and estar can be a complicated topic for many Spanish language learners. In…

10 Habits To Pick Up In Buenos Aires

Like many long-stay tourists, I came to Buenos Aires to learn Spanish and take…

What are the Subject Pronouns in Spanish?

What is a subject pronoun? A subject pronoun is exactly what it sounds like:…

Plural Nouns

What are Plural Nouns? When writing about more than one of anything you usually…

The Cardinal Numbers – 1 through 10

What is a cardinal number? A cardinal number is a number that denotes quantity…

Nouns and Gender in Spanish

Why do nouns have gender in Spanish?   We can trace noun genders back…

The Top 5 Translation Apps Sure to Get You Through Any Sticky Spanish Situation

There is a large debate that revolves around the question of whether or not…

4 Ways to Maintain Skills and Build Fluency in Spanish

Learning Spanish as a foreign language is a bit like building a house. You…

How Hard Is It, Really, to Learn Spanish?

How Hard is Spanish? Today, there are approximately 21 million people worldwide who are…

HOW TO USE POR AND PARA

Start taking Online Spanish Classes today! WITH VAMOS ACADEMY YOU CAN:LEARN SPANISH IN MADRID…

5 key factors that will determine your success when learning a new language

The process of learning a language is a lot like an athlete training for…

5 Best Ways to Learn Spanish Online

Learning a New Language in Times of Social Distancing As the new age of…

Your Guide to UBER in Buenos Aires Argentina

What you need to know about UBER in Argentina Being a United States native,…

Your Guide to Dulce de Leche: History and Recipes

Written by Federico Dellepiane, native Argentine and Dulce de Leche lover. The History of…

The Advantages of Learning a Foreign Language Online

Have you ever wanted to learn a foreign language, but decided you just did…

Argentina Football Teams and Clubs

The Biggest 5 football clubs of Argentina Whether you are in Argentina simply visiting…

Useful tips to Learn Spanish Online

How to Learn Spanish Effectively? Spanish has always been head-to-head with the English language…

Argentine Public Holidays: Discover What To Do, What To See and Where To Go

What to do during Argentina Public Holidays Argentines love their holidays, and this year…

Dulce de Leche Argentine Alfajor: Story, Types, Recipe and more

Argentine Alfajor Alfajores are an Argentine snack specialty, dating back to the early 19th…

Temaikén

  Temaikén in Buenos Aires Argentina Buenos Aires has a zoo in the city…

Top 5 Argentine Popular Argentine Food Staples

Medialunas A versatile food that can be an entire breakfast meal, an afternoon snack,…

What to do in Buenos Aires During Winter

With winter fast-approaching, one is left wondering what to do in the city. A…

How to Dominate the Subjunctive: Full Guide to Subjuntivo

Besides the difference between the pretérito perfecto simple and the imperfecto, few things terrify…

After Office in Buenos Aires

Best After Office Places in Buenos Aires If there is one thing I have…

American Food in Buenos Aires Argentina

Your Guide to American Food in Argentina It’s no secret that Buenos Aires is…

Argentina International Book Fair

Feria Internacional del Libro is one of the most celebrated and popular annual events…

Best Places to Have Brunch in Buenos Aires

Having Brunch in Argentina If you’re splashing out on a lavish fancy dinner and…

Mate the National Drink of Argentina

Discovering Yerba Mate Your long flight from home has finally touched down in the buzzing…

10 Things to do in Bariloche

What to do in Bariloche Thinking about escaping the hustle and bustle of the…

The Story of Milanesa – Learn How To Make it & Recipes

The Real Argentine Milanesa When you think of meat in Argentina most likely the…

LIFE AS A LONDONER VS LIFE AS A PORTEÑO

Life as a Londoner vs life as a Porteño As a Londoner who has…

Top Places to Watch FIFA World Cup Games in Buenos Aires City

Best Places to Watch FIFA World Cupin Buenos Aires Every four years the world’s…

Easter Celebrations in Buenos Aires

Easter Celebration in Argentina Argentina as a whole is a very religious country.  According…

Humita Ultimate Guide: How to Cook Humitas, History, Styles and more

Humitas Meat, it’s the Argentine tradition. Learning how to prepare an asado has been…

Bondiola: Buenos Aires Street Food

La Bondiola is a particular cut of pork, unique in its dimensions and presentation,…

Nightclubs in Buenos Aires

Top 5 Nightclubs in Buenos Aires You can pretty much go out any night…

What to See When You Visit Argentina

For those considering studying Spanish in Argentina, there are destinations rich in cultural and…

5 Reasons (besides wine) to travel to Chile and 4 reasons not to

5 REASONS TO VISIT AND STAY IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE Why Not To Visit…

A Day of Escape from Buenos Aires to Colonia

From Buenos Aires to Colonia: A Day Trip to Uruguay Last weekend I joined…

List of Newspapers & Main Media Outlets in Argentina

Argentina Most Popular Newspapers If you are like me who enjoy reading the paper…

Carnival Celebrations in Argentina

Argentine Carnival 2021 Around this time of the year is the Carnival season all…

Running in Buenos Aires

  Where to Run in Buenos Aires? A runner’s first impression of Buenos Aires…

The Birth of Mafalda

Mafalda’s birth spot in Argentina May be I am a little slow or just…

St. Patrick’s Day in Buenos Aires

St. Patrick’s Day Buenos Aires Do you know Argentina has the 5th largest Irish…

Best Areas to Bike Around in Buenos Aires

Where to Bike in Buenos Aires The weather in Argentina is incredible and at…

Palacio Barolo

Palacio Barolo Buenos Aires Palacio Barolo is a beautiful and incredibly unique office building…

Best Bars in Buenos Aires 2020

Six Bars – the Hidden Gems of BA Some of you may already know…

Searching for the best Argentine Pizza

Argentina may not be the home of pizza, but it is certainly a key…

Similarities Between The Australian and Argentine Cultures

  Written by Cooper Geyer, a proud Australian currently living in Buenos Aires and…

Lollapalooza in Buenos Aires

Lollapainglooza Argentina Lollapalooza is a music festival that originates from the United States, it…

Traditional Dress in Latin America

The traditional dress in Latin America is so much more than just a costume.It…

From USA to Argentina Learning Spanish in Argentina

Living in Argentina while Studying Spanish in Buenos Aires In three days, I will…

How to Learn Spanish in Argentina

My study abroad experience in Argentina I began learning Spanish over a month ago…

Ways to Put Your Spanish Skills to the Test While Learning Spanish in Buenos Aires

Practicing Spanish in Buenos Aires Argentina As we are learning a foreign language, other…

The Culture of Merienda

Ever wonder why Porteños don’t starve whilst waiting all afternoon for their 10 PM…

La Plata Buenos Aires Day Trip

If you want to spend a day out of the city of Buenos Aires…

Closed-Door Restaurants: The Hidden Gems in Buenos Aires

[UPDATED August 2, 2019] There are many restaurants worth lauding in Buenos Aires, but…

Vegetarian Food in Buenos Aires

“What are you going to eat in Argentina?” was a common question I was…

Villa Devoto Neighborhood

Devoto or Villa Devoto has a small town feel where everybody knows everybody. The…

San Telmo Market in Buenos Aires

Each Sunday in Buenos Aires, the San Telmo feria spans a nearly mile-long stretch of Calle Defensa,…

Argentine Cuisine By Region

Whenever one talks about food in Argentina, our slow-cooked style bbq (asado) with tons…

10 Intriguing Facts That You May Not Know About the Spanish Language

Language is the primary vehicle for expressing ideas, thoughts, and feelings. It is the…

Sabe la Tierra – Organic Food Markets in Buenos Aires and its Greater Area

DISCOVERING ONE OF BUENOS AIRES’ BEST ORGANIC MARKET FAIRS I recently went to meet…

The Best Guide to the Iguazu Falls in Argentina

WEEKEND TRIP TO IGUAZU FALLS Unlike Anything Else in the World No trip to…

Full day bike tour in Buenos Aires

So you want to eat ice cream and empanadas while drinking wine, but you…

Cooking Argentine Asado – Learn About History and Recipes

Everything you need to know about Argentinian Asados Asados. Why do you keep hearing…

Translating into Spanish

Why Not Everything Can Be Translated into Spanish… One of the most common pieces…

How to Learn a Language

When we were young and in school, having to take a second language class…

Where to Drink the Best Coffee in Buenos Aires

Best Coffee Shops in Buenos Aires Although mate is the official national drink of…

How Best to Use Netflix to Expedite Your Spanish Learning

BRING FUN INTO YOUR EVERYDAY SPANISH PRACTICE AND WATCH NETFLIX If you feel as…

Paseo de La Historieta: The Argentine Comic 'Strip'

When talking about Argentine culture, beef, tango, football and gaucho typically come to mind….

Argentine Slang

“Che, boludo! Todo piola??” Not an uncommon phrase to hear walking along in Buenos…

Looking For A Beach In Buenos Aires?

When you look on an Argentina map, you’ll see that Buenos Aires is a…

Best Guide to Argentine Hand Gestures

10 Popular Argentina Hand Gestures – Gestos Argentinos A large part of the Argentine…

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Travelling to Buenos Aires

In truth, I had very little idea of what to expect before travelling to…

Visiting Tigre – Perfect Place for Rowing Enthusiasts and Weekend Getaways

Need a Plan for this Weekend? Let’s GO Rowing in Tigre! One of the…

Learn Spanish Tip: Why You Should Read Children’s Books in Spanish

5 Great Children’s Books to Help Build Your Spanish Vocabularies I have been learning…

The Classic, Drama-Filled Rivalry in Argentinian Football: Boca Juniors vs River Plate

A SuperclÁsico like no other in the ‘Match of the Century’ – Copa Libertadores Final…

Best Spanish School in Buenos Aires Argentina

Our goal at Vamos Spanish Academy is to make sure our students learn. Providing…

Argentina Gay Rights and Same Sex Marriage

A Gayer Argentina The 22nd of July 2010 saw the dawning of a new age…

Youth Olympic Games – Buenos Aires 2018 (October 6 – 18)

This month is an important one for Buenos Aires as it is hosting the…

Discover Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires Argentina

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Invaluable Resources for Expats Living in Buenos Aires

GET INFO AND SUPPORT FROM THE BUENOS AIRES EXPAT COMMUNITY THROUGH THESE RESOURCES While…

How To Prepare Yerba Mate Video

Best Places to Dine Outdoor in Buenos Aires

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The Ultimate Spanish Vocab Infographic for the Cooking Lovers

At Vamos Spanish, we make use of all kinds of tools and activities in…

Go-To Bars for NFL Fans (and Other Sports) in Buenos Aires

Best spots to catch your NFL games in Buenos Aires   For many Americans,…

Step-by-Step Guide to Getting a Brazilian Tourist Visa in Buenos Aires

When traveling around South America, be aware that depending on your citizenship you may…

The Quest for the Best Mexican Food in Buenos Aires

AUTHENTIC MEXICAN CUISINE THAT IS WORTH CHECKING OUT IN BUENOS AIRES   When I…

5 Great Outdoor Travel Destinations in Southern Argentina

FIVE SPECTACULAR PLACES IN PATAGONIA ARGENTINA FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURES Argentina is a hub for…

The Joy of Language Exchanges in Buenos Aires

Fantastic Way to Practice Spanish and Immerse in the Culture of Buenos Aires The…

Learning Spanish in Argentina

Why Learn Spanish At Vamos Spanish Academy

Sightsee Buenos Aires On A Double Decker

The Yellow Bus. Hop-on hop-off Buenos Aires City Tour.  Whether you are visiting Buenos…

5 Camping Destinations in Argentina That Will Give You Most Adventurous Experience

TOP 5 CAMPING AREAS IN ARGENTINA If you are planning a camping adventure in…

Essential Apps In Buenos Aires Argentina

Useful apps to make the most of Buenos Aires Buenos Aires is a metropolitan,…

Buenos Aires Yellow Bus

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El chalet sobre un edificio de 9 pisos Buenos Aires

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