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    Top destinations you can go on a student budget

    Are you an international student boarding in South America? Is there a long weekend that’s coming up? Then you are most likely on a tight student budget. One that prevents you from going out and about the beautiful country you are staying in. It is either stay home or go broke sort of situation! Well, it would be if you do not change your perspective. The best holidays are the unpredictable ones; the best memories usually don’t cost Read more
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    Honeymoon in Patagonia – The Ultimate Guide

    Every region in Argentina is unique in its own way, and what you find in one, you can’t find in another. Likewise, Patagonia in Argentina is one of the most enormous regions with the most unique and mesmerizing sights.  Patagonia is unique in its landscapes, with humongous snow capped mountains and shimmering rivers. You’ll find off the beaten paths, and uninhabited lands that nearly seem untouched. Or you’ll find habitats and forests Read more
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    Argentina’s Wine Regions: More than just Malbec and Mendoza

    For most casual consumers of wine, Argentina means one thing: Malbecs from Mendoza. However, Argentina is large and geographically diverse, and the wine making is finding a home along the country’s entire western frontier. Check into the quality and variety of Argentina´s Wine Regions. [caption id="attachment_4896" align="aligncenter" width="755"] Mendoza's Malbec is known for its spicy, robust flavor[/caption]   Mendoza: The Read more
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    Independence Day: 4th of July vs 9th of July

    Parades, parties and patriotism---three common words that come into our minds when we think of the Independence Day!  America and Argentine may share the same month to celebrate this big day but they do it in different styles. Let’s take a look at the three traditions that make their celebrations different: 1. Family Affair vs.  Communal Gatherings   Argentines are big on families. Independence Day for most of them means a Read more
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    Top 4 South American Festivals You Need to Know About

    South Americans sure know how to celebrate a good time. The festivals, events and other types of fiestas in the lower western hemisphere can rarely be found in some other parts of the world. In some cases, it’s like the whole city turned up for the ultimate party that lasts days and nights. Not only is the whole city and country committed to these celebrations, but people from other parts of the world take part too. So, what exactly are Read more
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    The Holiday Season in Argentina

    For those coming from the Northern Hemisphere to Argentina over December holidays, the warm weather might be quite a shock! Argentina’s holiday sun may not be the white snowy Christmas from storybooks, but it definitely has its own summer charm to celebrate las fiestas, the Holiday Season in Argentina.  The Holiday Season in Argentina is a magical time of year. Christmas is a holiday celebrated both with friends and family. During lunch Read more
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    Happy National Friendship Day!

    While the idea of celebrating our friends is a universally accepted idea, we take it very seriously here in Argentina! The first International Friend Day was originally celebrated on the first Sunday of July, but over time, it eventually moved later in the month. Today, many different countries around the world celebrate the day on various dates and have their own traditions to honor the special day. In Argentina, however, its origins and Read more
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    Argentina Independence Day

    Get ready to celebrate the Argentina Independence Day Bicentennial, arguably one of the most important Argentina holidays! On July 9, 1816, in the Casa Histórica de la Independencia in Tucuman, Argentina officially declared independence from Spain. The rest, as they say, is history. 200 years later, find out how you can join in the festivities! [caption id="attachment_7583" align="aligncenter" width="853"] Casa Histórica de la Read more
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    Argentina Holidays: Celebrating Easter Holidays

    Although Argentina guarantees religious freedom in its same constitution, it also recognizes supremacy of Catholicism, as over 77% of the citizens consider themselves part of this church. That’s why when Easter Holidays arrive and with them, the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, it’s the ideal occasion for Argentinians to embrace their faith and share their beliefs with each other. Although, we all know that Read more
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    3 Lesser-Known Festivals in South America

    In South America, few festivals get the same attention and hype as Carnival in Rio. However, contrary to much of the world’s belief, Carnival is a region-wide celebration, with each country taking on their own rendition of the popular party. If you find yourself travelling through Colombia, Argentina, or Bolivia make sure not to miss these 3 lesser-known festivals in South America. Barranquilla, Colombia A close second to Rio’s Read more
  • Christmas in Argentina Day of the Virgin Argentina

    Christmas in Argentina: Day of the Virgin

    “We declare, pronounce and define that the doctrine which holds that the Blessed Virgin Mary, at the first instant of her conception, by a singular privilege and grace of the Omnipotent God, in virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ, the Saviour of mankind, was preserved immaculate from all stain of original sin, has been revealed by God, and therefore should firmly and constantly be believed by all the faithful.” After receiving demands from Read more
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    National Holidays in Argentina: The Newest of Many

    For anyone living and working in Argentina, it’s a well known fact that this country is chalk-full of national holidays. From typical holiday favorites such as Veterans day to days-off for Christmas, and even including a typical Brazilian favorite - Carnival - national holidays in Argentina pop up all over the year. For the workaholics, this could mean another setting your alarm clock a little bit later, for families, this could mean a day at Read more