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Argentinian Customs And Traditions: A Guide For New Expats

Posted by: Scar on Monday February 12, 2018 (09:18:17)   (1240 Reads)
When arriving in a new country, there is a lot to learn. Customs and traditions can be very different to those you are used to, and it’s easy to get them wrong. However, in Argentina, the warm and welcoming society will help you get quickly acclimatised.    more ...
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An Expat Guide To Argentinian Cuisine

Posted by: Scar on Thursday October 19, 2017 (15:37:07)   (1254 Reads)
Living in Argentina offers you the perfect opportunity to indulge in sampling some of the country’s most popular dishes, including its legendary steak. Argentina is increasingly becoming popular in the travel bucket list of many people, both young and old. Whether you are in Argentina to explore its cosmopolitan cities, its world-renowned steak, or the romance of its hacienda, the country’s culinary delicacies will charm your tastebuds.    more ...
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Learning To Communicate With The Locals In Argentina - Some Tips For Expats

Posted by: Carole on Wednesday February 18, 2015 (03:36:19)   (3971 Reads)
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. Sp ...    more ...
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Make The Most Of Your Time In Argentina - 5 Things To Try Before Returning Home

Posted by: Carole on Tuesday November 25, 2014 (05:27:28)   (1248 Reads)
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 ...    more ...
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5 Good Reasons You Should Move To Argentina (And 1 Reason You Shouldn't!)

Posted by: Carole on Friday September 19, 2014 (03:02:57)   (19462 Reads)
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 ...    more ...
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Dealing With Culture Shock In Argentina - Some Advice For New Expats

Posted by: Carole on Monday September 08, 2014 (02:57:34)   (4557 Reads)
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 ...    more ...
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Making the Move to San Rafael, Argentina

Posted by: Jamie on Thursday January 05, 2012 (20:42:48)   (1474 Reads)
by Dan Hathway

It seems like San Rafael in Argentina is the growth region for expats at the moment and I've read with interest some of the articles posted on this site's forums by Neil, who too chose to make the switch from the UK.

I moved to San Rafael with my Argentine wife (Laura, who is from San Rafael) in October last year, after having lived for several years in London. We wanted to try something different and Laura wanted to be near ...    more ...
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Rediscovering Argentina

Posted by: Jamie on Thursday January 05, 2012 (20:37:24)   (1602 Reads)
by Neil Rushen
Mendoza Property

Mention Argentina to anyone and people usually think of Fray Bentos corned beef, the Falklands Conflict, people being pushed from aircraft by the military, Diego Maradona's "hand of God", a very large economic crash in 2001 and some old dear warbling "don't cry for me Argentina".

Well it ain't like that anymore! Fray Bentos is actually in Uruguay for starters and whilst the Argentines still claim "Las Malvin ...    more ...