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Renting in Buenos Aires can be challenging if you are on a budget

Renting in Buenos Aires can be a challenge which can smother you in a cloud of anger, confusion and discomfort if you are on a tight budget. So here’s what you should expect when it’s your turn to navigate the world of renting an apartment in Buenos Aires. Pesos or Dollars? Pesos or Dollars? No, this isn’t the debut single of 50 Cent’s Latino cousin, but actually a frustrating question you’ll find yourself asking when looking for an apartment in Buenos Aires. You can pay for items with dollars in…

Buenos Aires City Neighborhoods Explained

Buenos Aires is divided into a number of “barrios”, which means neighborhoods or suburbs. Each one of them has something special to offer and has an important story that identifies the spirit and characteristics of its citizens. To find your way around the city, you can quickly navigate the cities Map of Buenos Aires neighborhoods. Where to Stay in Buenos Aires? Insider information of the most popular Buenos Aires neighborhoods: Recoleta: firmly established as the most cultured neighborhood…

Thinking of Remodeling an apartment in Buenos Aires?

If you are thinking of doing some remodeling work on your apartment and are worried about the price,  you will be relieved to know that the costs when considered in dollar terms is actually lower than one year ago according to the latest figures given by Buenos Aires Reporte Immobiliaria.  They are quoted as saying “costs to renovate an apartment in 2013 increased by over 20%, however, to take the price of marginal dollar in early January 2014 as a measure, a bathroom remodel costs 27.5% less and a kitchen…

Buenos Aires ….High on “LGBT” Bucket List

Buenos Aires….High on “LGBT” Bucket List Buenos Aires, often called the “gay mecca of Latin America”, has so much to offer the LGBT community.  To begin with, Argentina is, for the fourth consecutive year, one of the world’s preferred destinations for high-flying gay travelers. Argentina can also boast being the most advanced country regarding same sex marriage being the first country in Latin America (10th in the world) to legalize civil unions of same sex couples and to guarantee the spouses…

Buenos Aires’ Historical Promenade: Avenida de Mayo

Walking down Avenida De Mayo you will be in awe of the many architectural treasures reflecting the glory days of Buenos Aires in the early 1900’s.  Being the main thoroughfare between the two governmental buildings of the Casa Rosada in Plaza de Mayo and the Argentine Congress in the Plaza de Congreso, the infamous Avenida de Mayo is often compared with La Gran Via in Madrid. London City Cafe depicts the architectural style of the early 1900’s.   It has also been likened to Paris or Barcelona…

Latin America Real Estate Searches Gone Viral

Real Estate searches via Internet is the new norm with 76% of those who bought properties in Latin America real estate last year first investigated via the web according to a report by Google. This is not surprising given the fact that Latin America has a higher penetration of Internet users than Europe and the United States. Argentina has the highest with 67%, Chile 58% and Uruguay with 56%. However, Uruguay can boast the fastest and cheapest Internet service in the region with the recent installation of fiber…