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Argentina - Recommended Expat Blogs

Posted on Thursday June 29, 2017 (12:39:26)
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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 blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To Healthcare In Argentina

Posted on Friday January 13, 2017 (17:19:23)
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Che Guevara, soccer, tango, and Iguazu Falls are a few of the phrases that immediately come to mind when we talk about the Argentine Republic, more commonly known as Argentina. However, there is a lot more to this massive South American country than its rebellious past, love for sports, passion for performing arts, and beautiful landforms. This nation is known all around the world for its vibrant culture, impressive heritage, sub-tropical climate, diversity, cosmopolitan lifestyle, and scenic beauty.   more ...

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Argentina - Recommended Blogs

Posted on Friday July 01, 2016 (14:25:01)
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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 blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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5 Things You Should Know Before Moving To Argentina

Posted on Wednesday July 08, 2015 (19:02:38)
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Argentina is known for its European character, with its capital of Buenos Aires often compared to the quintessentially European cities of Rome and Paris. But Argentina is equally admired for its traditional country lifestyle, and the gaucho, the Argentinian equivalent of the ‘cowboy’, is a still a popular icon.

For expats, Argentina is a destination that offers a relaxed pace of life, and where there are also other benefits such as affordable healthcare, good schools, and a warm, welcoming local community.   more ...

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Argentina – Five Recommended Expat Blogs

Posted on Monday May 11, 2015 (18:49:40)
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 Moseley-Williams
http://www.sorrelmw.com/

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.   more ...

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Ten Essentials You Need To Pack For A Move To Argentina

Posted on Tuesday April 21, 2015 (03:35:35)
Packing for a move to a different country can be a daunting task. But before you begin the actual packing, it helps to take stock of what will and will not be useful to you abroad. If you are moving to one of the big cities in Argentina, such as Buenos Aires, then you will be able to locate and buy most essential items quite easily. Things are different in the rural areas and shopping can also turn out be a frustrating process because of the slow pace and the queuing system that is present in most stores. To avoid any hassles as you begin your new life abroad, use this checklist of ten essentials you need to pack when moving to Argentina.   more ...

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Learning To Communicate With The Locals In Argentina - Some Tips For Expats

Posted on Wednesday February 18, 2015 (03:36:19)
There are over 40 languages spoken in Argentina, of which Spanish is the most dominant. English is the second most commonly spoken language, followed by Portuguese, Italian and French. The accent varies according to geographical location, and there are extreme differences in pronunciation within the country.

Languages

Although Spanish is the official language of Argentina, it is very different from the type of Spanish spoken in Spain. Spanish in Argentina has been affected by many of the European languages, especially Italian, which is why it sounds very similar to Italian. The most prevalent dialect is Ripolatense, which uses ‘voseo’ instead of ‘tu’ (the familiar "you").   more ...

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Make The Most Of Your Time In Argentina - 5 Things To Try Before Returning Home

Posted on Tuesday November 25, 2014 (05:27:28)
Argentina is a country with an interesting culture, attractive natural landscape and a rich cuisine. Apart from cultural activities and eating out, there’s also a thriving nightlife and abundant shopping opportunities. There are plenty of things to do and see in Argentina, but we've narrowed down the list to just 5 things you must try before returning home.

Visit Iguazú Falls

The spectacular Iguazú Falls is located in the province of Misiones, in the north easternmost part of Argentina. It stretches across the border into Brazil and while the Iguazú River runs much of its course in Brazil, the falls lie on the Argentinian side.   more ...

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5 Good Reasons You Should Move To Argentina (And 1 Reason You Shouldn't!)

Posted on Friday September 19, 2014 (03:02:57)
Argentina is the eighth largest country in the world and also the second largest in South America. Natural beauty is abundant here, from mountains and lush jungles to waterfalls and spectacular glaciers. In terms of its lifestyle, Argentina is similar to many European countries and the capital city of Buenos Aires is a hub for many expats and visitors. If you’re thinking about moving to Argentina, here are 5 reasons why that may well be a good idea.

Low cost of living

Although cities like Buenos Aires are reminiscent of European destinations such as Paris, their cost of living is much lower.   more ...

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Dealing With Culture Shock In Argentina - Some Advice For New Expats

Posted on Monday September 08, 2014 (02:57:34)
Expats love living in Argentina because of its exciting culture that is deeply rooted in family. The customs and traditions that make up Argentinean culture come from various immigrant communities that settled in the country over the years. The Argentines are known to be hospitable and enjoy bonding over food and entertainment.

Although Argentina is a geographically beautiful and vibrant country, with an equally vibrant population, new expats may face some difficulty adjusting to life here, especially in the early days. The cultural differences expats may face tend to vary from one province to another since Argentina is a vast country.   more ...