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Transport and travel Argentina

Transport and travel Argentina

Transport and travel Argentina bus The Argentines call it bondi (àcama) which allows you to sleep at night. The most comfortable companies offer a wifi connection on board.Most traveling long distances make their trip at night, few leave during the day. […]

What to do Buenos Aires

What to do Buenos Aires

What to do Buenos Aires Where to see a tango show? The tango has 1 (or almost) facets and consists of 000 dances: the tango, the Argentinian waltz and the milonga. Different tangos too: competition tango with frills, rhinestones, feathers, etc. ; tango de […]

Practical life in Argentina

Practical life in Argentina

Practical life in Argentina Time difference There are 4 hours of July-August. At Christmas, in Ushuaia, it is daylight until midnight. Electricity The electrical voltage is 220 volts. The old 2-pin European type sockets are gradually being replaced by Argentinian […]

Argentina: Gotan Project's playlist and favorites

Argentina: Gotan Project's playlist and favorites

Argentina, a country at the end of the world, which makes us dream ... To help us discover it, we asked Gotan Project, an emblematic group that knew how to mix Argentinian […]

Recommended itineraries Argentina

Recommended itineraries Argentina

Recommended itineraries Argentina Buenos Aires and the north-east of the 10 days From 1st to 3rd day: Buenos Aires. Not to be missed: the monuments of Microcentro, San Telmo, Palermo, the cemetery of Recoleta and finally, La Boca, with its mythical stadium […]

Argentina Identity Card

Argentina Identity Card

Argentina Identity Card - Area: 2 km² Population: 43,850 million inhabitants. - Capital city : Buenos Aires, known as Capital Federal. It focuses on Religions: catholic at Languages: Spanish (castellano), official language spoken Change : Argentine peso. […]

Buenos Aires identity card

Buenos Aires identity card

Buenos Aires identity card - Area: 203 km² Population: about 3 million d & rsquo Density Mayor: Horacio Rodríguez Larreta (PR, right) Buenos Aires, a city apart Buenos Aires and its inhabitants always have a complex and sometimes tense relationship […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Buenos Aires

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Buenos Aires

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Buenos Aires Where to sleep in the Centro? This district, between Avenida de Mayo and Avenida Santa Fe, is home to many hotels. As long as you are not too sensitive to noise, it is a convenient base for exploring […]

Argentine traditions and customs

Argentine traditions and customs

Argentine traditions and customs Tango The history of tango is also that of the birth of Buenos Aires as a big city. In the annet, does it not have the power of an African rhythm, the determinism of a flamenco, the sensuality of a ballroom dance? The bourgeoisie […]

Where to dance the tango in Buenos Aires?

Where to dance the tango in Buenos Aires?

World capital of tango, Buenos Aires still vibrates to the rhythm of this dance born in the lowlands of Buenos Aires. Here is our little guide to fully experience […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Argentina

Entry formalities and useful contacts Argentina

Entry formalities and useful contacts Argentina Entry formalities - Passport being validated back to Uruguay, for example). - International driving license: compulsory - in principle - if you intend to drive in Argentina. Please note that the delays […]

Climate, seasons and weather Argentina

Climate, seasons and weather Argentina

Climate, seasons and weather Argentina A reminder: in August! Argentines have a habit of saying that their country has its feet in Antarctica and heads west and shivering in Tierra del Fuego. Snow can be found in the north and south of Patagonia and in a […]

Buenos Aires history

Buenos Aires history

Buenos Aires history The founding of Buenos Aires In the beginning, a huge plain that dilutes into the horizon and a muddy river, the Río de la Plata, which flows into the Atlantic. Indians from the great Tehuelche family lived there before the arrival […]

Practical information and useful addresses Buenos Aires

Practical information and useful addresses Buenos Aires

Practical information and useful addresses Buenos Aires Tourist Info - Argentina Turismo at555-00-16. 20 p.m. This is the national tourist office: information on the whole country (nothing very detailed on Buenos Aires). - Tourist information kiosks […]

Culture and music Argentina

Culture and music Argentina

Culture and music Argentina If Argentina is neither Brazil nor Cuba, music also cradles everyday life, joys and sorrows, births and mourning. From the alleys of Buenos Aires where pierces the complaint of a bandoneon to the remote lands of the provinces […]

Transportation and travel Buenos Aires

Transportation and travel Buenos Aires

Transportation and travel Buenos Aires To travel by metro, you must first purchase a SUBE card. - SUBE card: This is a magnetic card that can be bought (around Ar $ 60) and recharged at counters in metro stations. Usable in all public transport in Buenos […]

The Dignity of the People: a trip to Argentina, the real one

The Dignity of the People: a trip to Argentina, the real one

After Mémoire d'un saccage, Argentinian filmmaker Fernando Solanas signs with The Dignity of the People, which will be released on September 27, a gripping documentary […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Argentina

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Argentina

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Argentina It is generally of good quality throughout the country. We find roughly the same categories as in Europe. Camping site There are lots around big cities like Mendoza, CóOuest, the options are less numerous. […]

Buenos Aires Tango: ¡viva el tango!

Buenos Aires Tango: ¡viva el tango!

Tango is back in fashion on the banks of the Rio de la Plata. From February 23 to March 4, the 9th edition of the Buenos Aires Tango festival will present in particular […]

Argentine cuisine, food and drink

Argentine cuisine, food and drink

Argentine cuisine, food and drink Cuisine and gastronomy Gastronomy is one of the cornerstones of culture. Restaurants are generally expensive if you decide to eat good meat. But we do well with a generous dish of pasta or if we stick to the classics of […]

Geography and landscapes Argentina

Geography and landscapes Argentina

Geography and landscapes Argentina Argentina is the 2nd country in South America by size. In its length, it stretches over 3 km! More than 50% of Argentina's population is found in large urban centers of Santa Fe, Córdoba, Rosario, Mendoza and of course […]

Health and Safety Argentina

Health and Safety Argentina

Health and Safety Argentina Health Vaccinations For Argentina, no compulsory vaccine is required, whatever the origin of the traveler. It is however recommended hé typhoid fever. You can also be vaccinated against both at once with Tyavax®. In the event […]

Argentina thematic routes

Argentina thematic routes

Argentina thematic routes The nature Iguazu Falls The quebradas of Humahuaca and las Conchas The Calchaquíes valleys The lunar parks of Ischigualasto and Talampaya The Andes Road. In Patagonia The Valdés peninsula and its marine fauna El Calafate and […]

Activities, sports and leisure Argentina

Activities, sports and leisure Argentina

Activities, sports and leisure Argentina Football FúTrinité all by itself, and Lionel Messi considered the new ... messiah! Socially, for the underprivileged, football plays the same role as basketball for young black Americans: the only hope of promotion. […]

Money and budget Argentina

Money and budget Argentina

Money and budget Argentina Money, banks, exchange  Currency and exchange For the sake of readability, the abbreviation of Argentine peso here is "$ Ar" (US $ for the American dollar), but locally in Argentina, the symbol "$" means Argentine peso. In […]

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