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The Argentine Election: Explained

With the election soon approaching and political posters plastered all over town, I thought it wise to figure out what’s actually going on with Argentine politics.  After citizens cast their ballots in a primary vote on August 11th, this Sunday…

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Cuatro días en Chile

While I couldn’t be happier having BA as my home for the upcoming year, after two months discovering this incredible city I thought it might be a good time to explore somewhere new. With a friend in Santiago and an…

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A beginner’s guide to Mate

Tango, steak, red wine… and mate. These are Argentina’s most renowned cultural exports, but Mate is perhaps less known to the average foreigner. Dating back to pre-colonial times in South America, mate is more than just a bitter cup of…

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Palermo’s Top Cafe Spots

Along with street art, cervecerías and ‘Nicolo Helados’, Palermo is chock-a-block with gloriously hip cafes. The cafe circuit is a hub in itself, as owners and baristas knowingly compete with each-other to serve you the best flat white they possibly…

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