Little Secrets Buenos Aires

Awhile back we were contacted by iFly Magazine from KLM looking for a local porteño perspective on Buenos Aires. We were happy to put them in touch with our friend Martin Lamelas and the video below is the result of that collaboration. It’s a great quick overview of Buenos Aires and some of it’s little … Read more

Buenos Aires Bicycle Rental Now Available to Tourists

The “Mejor en bici” service is now available to tourists in Buenos Aires as well as locals. Renting a bike is a great way to see Buenos Aires, but up until now the service was only available with local identification. Tourists can now rent bicycles by presenting their original passport, a copy of their passport, … Read more

Argentina Entrance Fee To Go Into Effect

UPDATE 2: As of March 24, 2016, the reciprocity fee is no longer required for US passport holders. Argentina Entry Fee UPDATE: The Argentina entrance fee must now be paid in advance for all entries into Argentina – air, land, sea and cruise ship passengers. We have instructions on how to pay the Argentina reciprocity fee … Read more

Argentina’s Proposed Tourist Entry Fee Postponed Indefinitely

UPDATE:  The fee has gone into effect. Please check out my newer post on Argentina’s new entrance fee. Good news for expats and tourists alike!  Argentina’s proposed tourist entry fee which was scheduled to start January 1, 2009, and then re-scheduled for March 2009, has been postponed indefinitely.  This means that those trips to Uruguay … Read more

Buenos Aires News: Edition 8

Sorry for the delay in posting, but we’ve been travelling a lot recently.  We’ll be trying to get back to some more regular postings soon! For now, here’s some news… Tourism Declines Again In November [The Argentine Post] The Argentine Post is reporting that the number of people visiting Argentina declined for the second consecutive … Read more

Buenos Aires News: Edition 6

20% Of Kids Say It’s Ok To Pay Bribes [Argentine Post] The Argentine Post has an interesting summary of a survey by the Argentine education ministry conducted on public school students aged 11-15.  20% of the students surveyed say it’s sometimes or always ok to pay a bribe while 30% say it’s ok to avoid … Read more

Buenos Aires News: Edition 5

Fires Burn Over 1,200 Acres In Argentina [LAHT] A state of emergency has been declared in Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego province, where more than 500 hectares (1,234 acres) of forest have been scorched by several fires, forcing the evacuation of dozens of people, officials said Sunday. Argentine automakers to sell at cost, protect jobs [Reuters] … Read more