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Argentina Football: River vs Argentinos

Last week the biggest match of the Argentine Football (futbol, soccer) season took place at La Bombonera (Boca Juniors Stadium) in La Boca. The bi-annual Superclásico between the two biggest Argentine football clubs (Boca Juniors vs. River Plate) was undoubtedly the biggest topic of conversation in Buenos Aires both before and after the match. However, even after Boca’s impressive 2-0 victory over …

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The Art of the Kiss

Greeting like an Argentine is a vital part in the path to becoming a townie. I decided to create this instructional video one day at work to demonstrate the do’s and dont’s of giving a good salutation here in Buenos Aires. I also explain some of the mistakes I have made and some things you need to remember when smooching …

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Discount Cards in Buenos Aires

I’m a sucker for checking out new restaurants and nightspots here in Buenos Aires. I literally have a 3-page list of places on my fridge at home that I have been told to check out. The only problem with all this is that I have a never ending battle between desire and budget. The past few weeks a friend and …

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St. Patrick’s Day w/ The BA Pub Crawl

St. Patrick’s Day in Buenos Aires is surprisingly a pretty big celebration. They block off the streets downtown in Microcentro and tons of people get in touch with their inner Irishman. Most of the madness is centered around the famous Kilkenny Irish Pub where they put on a huge celebration every year. However, I decided to venture off in a different …

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The Real State of Beef in Argentina

Every blog and tourist website you read has something to say about the steak here in Buenos Aires, mine included. The hype around steak in Argentina has been pumped up for years and tourists thrive on trying to put down a Bife de Chorizo the size of their heads. There is no doubt the carne here is amazing and the …