At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Argentina and some of the bloggers who write about living there.
Sorrel is a British journalist who is currently based in Buenos Aires. As a professional sommelier, Sorrel takes a strong interest in the local food and drink, and you’ll find a number of useful restaurant reviews, food festivals and tips on where to buy the local fare. The blog also covers a range of other topics, including things to do in and around the area, as well as opportunities for work and volunteering.Noruega In Argentina
Focusing on the Norwegian expat community in the country, Noruega In Argentina is nonetheless useful reading for people of any nationality who are considering a move there. With posts written in English, Spanish and Norwegian, the blog is accessible to a wide audience and includes posts on a vast array of topics including volunteering opportunities, finding Norwegian cultural activities, and navigating the football matches.
Healthy Family Abroad
Brad and Lisa live in Argentina with their two daughters. The blog covers several aspects of expat life, but focuses mainly on raising children in a new culture and staying healthy as a family while travelling. The family’s positive outlook and appetite for adventure shines through in all the articles, whilst keeping a sensible undercurrent – take a look at the recent article about decluttering for some excellent tips on simplifying life!
Seashells and Sunflowers
If you’re looking for up-to-date information presented in a fun, accessible style, this is the blog for you. With tips ranging from how to get a driving license in Argentina to gaining Argentine residency, Katie’s blog will make you feel like you have all the information you need in order to move to Argentina. If you’re planning a trip there beforehand, or if you’ve been thinking about where exactly to move to, take a look at the ‘Necochea Info’ section in the top menu for information about the area in which Katie currently lives.
Presenting itself as “a blog for tourists, expats and locals”, Global Citizens provides a fun look into Argentine life that nonetheless doesn’t hold back on talking about the challenges. The ‘Do & Go’ section, accessed from the Categories menu at the top of the site, is filled with tips about places to visit and things to do around the country. The posts are peppered with pictures, which give a good idea of what everyday life in Argentina is actually like. If you’re undecided about moving and want a straightforward, honest view to help you make a decision, Katti’s blog is the place to find it.
Those are our recommended expat blogs for today. Do you write about being an expat? Let us know in the comments!