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SPANISH, CHAPTER 2: The Pressure

The honeymoon is over and it’s time to start bearing down. I’ve been able to penetrate some Argentine social circles and now its time to actually build relationships. I’m decent with salutations (Hellos, goodbyes, etc.) but where the conversation goes from there is anyones guess. I’m also okay with the “where are you from?” and “what are you doing here?” and …

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LET’S TALK MONEY – PART I

Let me begin this post by saying I’m never one to talk about money. However, in this situation and with this experiment I think it’s vital and helpful. I want tourist2townie.com to be the How and the Who of travel not just the What and the Where like you see everywhere else. I don’t see a lot of blogs out there that actually talk …

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FOTO FRIDAY: Ridin’ Dirty in Colonia, Uruguay

Striking a pose on my rented moto during my day trip to Colonia, Uruguay. Greco and I hopped on the Buquebus from Puerto Madero in downtown Buenos Aires for a wild adventure in the sleepy Uruguayan village. Read all about our Day Trip to Colonia, Uruguay Checkout all the travel photos from our Day Trip to Colonia, Uruguay

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Feliz Navidad from Tourist2Townie.com

When you have the best friends and family in the world it’s tough not seeing them for such a long time. I’ve been doing well with work and travel and about being gone… until today. I didn’t have an x-mas stocking at the end of my bed this morning or a sister to wake up or Grandparents to have breakfast with. …

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X-mas Party @ Buller w. Catupecu Machu

Tuesday was the Private Christmas Party for friends and family at Buller. It was a long crazy night filled with great music, drunk employees and crowd surfing bosses. With the bar packed with locals my spanish skills were really put to the test. Usually everyone who comes in sits down and orders a beer or cocktail and I give them …