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Ultimate Guide to Argentina’s Facturas, Pastries and Croissants

Ultimate Guide to Argentina’s Facturas, Pastries and Croissants

A guide to argentine pastries you can get at every bakery in Argentina and Buenos Aires: medialunas, churros, pasta frola and masas.

Why Rada Tilly, Province of Chubut is Worth a Visit

Why Rada Tilly, Province of Chubut is Worth a Visit

Rada Tilly is a small town located in the province of Chubut in Argentina. The town is situated on the…

Jujuy, Argentina: A Comprehensive Guide

Jujuy, Argentina: A Comprehensive Guide

Nestled in the northwest corner of Argentina, Jujuy is a province full of natural beauty, colorful history, and friendly locals….

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…

A Scientific Study Of The Best Ice Cream in Buenos Aires

A Scientific Study Of The Best Ice Cream in Buenos Aires

Your Guide to the Best Argentine Ice Cream When people think of Argentina they often think of key food groups…

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!

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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!

Argentine Culture 101: Yerba Mate

Mate – The Popular Drink from Argentina Argentina is internationally renowned for its beef,…

The Story Behind Madres de Plaza de Mayo

The Argentina Story Behind the Date – March 24 Thursday, March 24, don’t expect…

Hvad man skal gøre i Argentina

Få en uforglemmelig ferie i Argentina Mira Lundsgaard – Buenos Aires Argentina 17/06/2016 For…

Weekend getaway to Tigre and its Delta

Tigre was founded in 1820 and recently has been growing steadily with an influx…

Being Vegetarian or Trying to be One in Buenos Aires

I think the most appropriate way to begin a blog entry about being vegetarian…

Introduction to (some) Argentine Slang and Lunfardo

The Slang and Lunfardo from Argentina Spanish (or Castellano) in Buenos Aires is full…

Buenos Aires Bites: Cultural Exploration (Part One)

I like to eat out. Like, a lot. Perhaps that’s why I was deemed…

Buenos Aires An Amazing Green City

Buenos Aires, an Eco Friendly and Sustainable Green City During my initial few days…

Duolingo Vs Traditional Spanish Language Courses

One to One Spanish Classes Vs Duolingo App By Stina Persen 23 May 2016…

Another Popular Sport in Argentina – Polo

Eight mounted horses ridden by men with five foot sticks and helmets, 300 yards…

Discover the Vegetarian Friendly Argentina

Buenos Aires is slowly becoming Vegetarian Friendly By Stina Persen – Buenos Aires April…

Best Mexican Colombian and Venezuelan Restaurants in Buenos Aires

Eating Latin Food in Buenos Aires Buenos Aires is one of the most advanced…

Buenos Aires Lifestyle from a Foreign Perspective

Things I Didn’t know about Buenos Aires By Stina Persen – Buenos Aires May…

What is The National Sport of Argentina?

In a world that is full of video games and portable computers, the younger…

What To Do On Rainy Days in Buenos Aires

Great Alternative Activities for Rainy Days in Buenos Aires We have been getting a…

Earth Day 2016 Celebration in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Earth Day Celebrations  In case Google’s home page –featuring an earthy forest design —…

Evita Museum in Buenos Aires

Learn About Eva Peron or “Evita Duarte de Peron” Museo in Buenos Aires I…

What is a Pasacalle or Street Banner in Argentina

PasaCalles – The Little Known Street Culture In Buenos Aires By Marcio Picciolo April…

Best way to Call From and To Argentina

Learn how to use the Phone system and how to call an Argentine Cellphone…

Best Wine Tours in Buenos Aires

Recently a group of students from Vamos Spanish Academy and myself decided to check…

A beginner's Guide to Understanding Mauricio Macri

Mauricio Macri, The Savior of Argentina On the 10th December 2015 Mauricio Macri officially…

Girls Dancing Cumbia in Argentina

Also read: What is Cumbia

How to make a Chocotorta from Argentina

Read more about Chocotorta (The real Argentine Desert) Do you know about the other traditional…

Argentina Carnaval Video

Also read Carnival – Carnaval Celebrations in Argentina

How to cook Gnocchi for the 29th in Argentina

Learn more about the Gnocchi – ñoqui 29th tradition in Argentina

Why Study Spanish in Uruguay

TOP 5 reasons why to learn Spanish in Uruguay Perhaps you didn’t know but…

How to Find Healthy Food in Buenos Aires Argentina

When it comes to eating in Buenos Aires, after a day or two here,…

Argentine and Latin American Cumbia

What is Cumbia Music? Cumbia is a type of music and dance style from…

Chocotorta – The Real Argentine Dessert

The making of a the Ultimate Chocotorta You cannot usually find this cake under…

La Bomba de Tiempo – Live Music in Buenos Aires

Centro Cultural Konex Buenos Aires is a city full of venues to experience some…

Not Your Everyday Graffiti: Street Art in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is one of a handful major cities where graffiti is legal. The…

The Famous Buenos Aires Ghost Story

Popular Ghost Stories Halloween is not widely celebrated in Argentina, so in Buenos Aires…

HOT AIR BALLOON IN LUJAN BUENOS AIRES

If you are taking Spanish Classes in Buenos Aires you should know that there…

Best Special Themed Bars in Buenos Aires

Discover Buenos Aires most Special Themed Bars and Cafes If you are considering going…

Being Vegetarian in Buenos Aires Argentina

Argentina is known as the land of steak and wine, but many foreigners and…

Tips on Renting a Place When Staying in Buenos Aires

Moving to Buenos Aires is no simple task. Take it from me, a foreigner…

Wish I Knew How To Speak Spanish

Vamos Spanish Academy Students stories We always share stories and experiences of living in…

Buenos Aires is One of the Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the World

When we talk about the cycling culture in an urban city, Amsterdam in the…

100 Barrios Part 1: Unofficial neighborhoods of Buenos Aires

When reading about Buenos Aires, you’re certain to have come across names such as…

A Basic Guide to Seafood in Buenos Aires

When summer hits Buenos Aires, it may seem like a good idea to swap…

Where to Practice Spanish with Native Speakers in Buenos Aires

Spanish Exchange with Native Speakers For a lot of people who come to Buenos…

Buenos Aires Summer Festival – Verano en la Ciudad 2016

The annual Verano en La Ciudad is here again! It is a summer program…

Best Vegetarian Closed Door Restaurant in Buenos Aires

As you probably have heard, closed door restaurants are a big attraction in Buenos…

Where Are the Beaches in Buenos Aires?

Whenever hot steamy summer hits, the question we get the most from our Vamos…

Ringing in the New Year in Buenos Aires 2016

For many Argentines, ringing in the New Year is as much a family affair…

Celebrating Christmas in Buenos Aires

Christmas in Buenos Aires have a very different atmosphere than many cities in the…

Argentine beef is in danger

Every economically cheap item has its dark side and always comes with a price….

Grammar book seeks to unify Spanish language

Modern Spanish is full of differences in grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary in Spanish-speaking countries…

Different Ways to Experience Polo in Buenos Aires (UPDATED)

Watching Polo in Buenos Aires This month marks the start of the 2015 Campeonato…

Tips on How to Find Out What's Going On in Buenos Aires

At first glance, Buenos Aires has everything you would expect from one of the…

Top 10 Tourist-Friendly New Trends in Buenos Aires

As we look forward to a brand new year, we also like to reflect…

Get Your (Dance) Move On in Buenos Aires

In Argentina, dancing and tango are often synchronous. As we have covered back in…

Coffee Shops That Really Impressed in Palermo, Buenos Aires

Being a lover of coffee and sweet treats, the copious amounts of cafés here…

Leaving Buenos Aires For The Day

For many travelers, it can be hard to tear themselves away from the bustling…

Fun Ways to Burn Those Calories in Buenos Aires

If you, like us, find yourself surrounded by decadent treats in almost every window…

How I Became A Better Educated Wine Drinker in Argentina

Red wine is the lifeblood of Argentina and Mendoza is the heart.  Here wine…

Cultural Centers: The Treasure Troves of Buenos Aires Local Arts

There is no doubt that Buenos Aires has a vibrant culture and energy. The…

Dancing Tango in Buenos Aires

Definitively Argentine, the tango is a dance that embodies the essence of Buenos Aires….

8 Local Favorite Hangouts in Buenos Aires

Like any well visited city, it can be difficult to break away from the…

Practice Spanish Outside the Classroom – Language Exchange in Buenos Aires

Taking Spanish classes at an institute or school is obviously a great way to…

Argentine Icon Series – Evita Perón

When you hear the name Eva Perón, you may most likely recall Madonna singing the well-known…

First Time at a Polo Game in Buenos Aires

Before coming to Buenos Aires I had never thought about going to a polo…

Health Food Markets in Buenos Aires

Buying fruits and vegetables is a relatively easy process in Buenos Aires. On almost…

Eating Delicious Asado (BBQ) in Argentina

Living like a local in Argentina requires a few things. Copious mate and red…

Guide to Buenos Aires Street Markets

Souvenir shopping is a burden that all travelers must face at some point during…

Shopping for Leather Goods in Buenos Aires

Argentina is famous for many goods and resources, but it is probably most famous…

Take a Short Break from Buenos Aires to the Tandil Mountain Range

If you are looking for a break from the fast pace of Buenos Aires…

Breakfast in Buenos Aires

Getting breakfast in Buenos Aires can be a strange experience for travelers new to…

A Starter's Guide to Popular Argentine Wines

Argentina is a country that is well-known for its wine, but with such a…

The Life and Legacy of An Argentine Literary Giant – Jorge Luis Borges – Part 2

Continuation from The Life and Legacy of An Argentine Literary Giant – Jorge Luis…

The Life and Legacy of An Argentine Literary Giant – Jorge Luis Borges – Part 1

As La Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires, one of the biggest book…

The (Ice) Cream of the Crop in Buenos Aires

Ice cream does not need an introduction.  I won’t regale you about its history…

The Mysterious House In Front of The Obelisk

The House In Front of The Obelisk, Buenos Aires Many who came to visit…

Getting To Know the City called Buenos Aires

Half the fun of moving to a city abroad is learning about all the…

Yerba Mate vs. Coffee: The Internal Debate of a Confused Gringo in Argentina

In order to adequately assimilate into Argentinean culture you better know a bit about…

How to Stay in Shape in Buenos Aires Part 2: Indoor Edition

Buenos Aires generally has very nice weather, but once in a while we do…

How to Stay in Shape in Buenos Aires Part 1: Outdoor Edition

Everybody who visits Buenos Aires is aware of all its good steaks, tasty empanadas,…

How to Get a Beach-like Experience in Buenos Aires

Talking about beaches, we have good news and bad news. Let’s start with the…

Savory Pionono – The Summer Christmas Food in Buenos Aires

To many, Christmas is associated with snow, white, winter, fireplace, hot apple cider etc.,…

How to Better Understand Local Spanish in Buenos Aires

Among many students who have come to learn Spanish in Buenos Aires, they all have one common…

Museum Night 2014 in Buenos Aires

Tons of museums dotted all over the city of Buenos Aires, but who wants…

Polo Tournaments in Buenos Aires

When it comes to hearing the word ‘Argentina’ in relation to sports, the reaction…

Music Festivals in Buenos Aires

We love this time of the year in Buenos Aires because it’s the beginning…

Beyond Malbec – 2014 Wine Expo in Buenos Aires

Other than juicy steak, Argentina is also known for our red wine, especially Malbec…

50th Anniversary of Argentine Comic Icon Mafalda

The most famous Argentine comic “Mafalda” is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! If you already…

Best Monday Night Out in Buenos Aires: La Bomba de Tiempo

8 years and counting, La Bomba de Tiempo drumming show is still the thing…

2014 Buenos Aires Tango Festival and World Championship

August is tango month in Buenos Aires because of our Annual Tango Festival and…

A Friendly Match: Buenos Aires vs São Paulo

A lot of visitors have traveled to this side of the world lately because…

Free Entry to the Best Art Museums in Buenos Aires

Any visitor to Buenos Aires could recognize that Buenos Aires is a very artistic-looking…

Learn Football Vocabulary in Spanish (Buenos Aires Style)

World Cup 2014 is heating up all around the world, and definitely here in…

Where To Watch 2014 World Cup Games in Buenos Aires

World Cup 2014 is finally here! As a football-is-a-religion country, that will be all…

Must-See Buenos Aires Events in May – Art and Design Fairs

Two of our favorite annual events in Buenos Aires are starting this week! One…

How Much Do You Know About Buenos Aires?

Whether you are just starting to research about travelling to Buenos Aires or you…

The Argentine Alfajores

Recent arrivals to Argentina may not be aware of one of the most incredible…

Must-See Movies in Spanish and Argentine Film Recommendations

As everyone here in Buenos Aires is getting excited for BAFICI 2014 (Festival Internacional…

Buenos Aires Fall Events Calendar 2014

As summer comes to an end here in Buenos Aires, the weather gets cooler,…

St. Patrick's Day Celebration 2014 in Buenos Aires

Argentina has the 5th largest Irish community in the world and no doubt St….

Tips On Biking in Buenos Aires

In a city not known for changing too quickly, or doing anything quickly for…

What To Order At A Parrilla In Buenos Aires

Newcomers to Buenos Aires are always eager to head to the nearest parrilla to…

Eating Pizza in Buenos Aires 101 – 2014 Updates

Since pizza is one of our favorite foods and a popular staple in the…