Category: Argentina

A visit to the ESMA memorial museum in Buenos Aires, is a visit to the last civic-military dictatorship (1976-1983) and the terrorism committed to the Argentinian people. To Argentina’s dark past. Although it might seem surprising, the former military detention facility is located along the busy Avenida Libertador, one of the principal avenues north of town,

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All backpackers go. So does the rest of the young tourists and dancy locals. Every Monday non-stop for 12 years, a group of 16 percussionists have gathered to make an energetic outdoor show at the Ciudad Cultural Konex in Buenos Aires. The whole concert is improvised, believe it or not, making the rhythmic show even

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Although all university students in Buenos Aires have summer holidays until March, the Kulturstudier semester follows the rhythm of the northern hemisphere getting the cultural adventure started in February. Before the great kickoff and semester start in the Argentine capital, students have the opportunity to come down some days before and do the “Quinta Esencia

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The former Palacio de Correos was once Buenos Aires’ majestic main post office. Back in 2005, the president of the time, Néstor Kirchner, proposed turning the abandoned and grandiose central post office of the Correo Argentino in downtown into a massive cultural center. Though he died before the restoration was done in 2015, the center

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Only by passing a few days in the Argentine capital, you can’t help but notice the extraordinary amount of dogs, and their poops, everywhere on the streets. Once, during a dinner at a restaurant in the dog friendly Recoleta neighborhood, I counted 68 dogs passing by in dog peak hours between 8PM and 10 PM.

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Buenos Aires has a thriving art scene and it is full of museums. The city is a «culture powerhouse», as described by CNtraveler. If you are planning to visit a good few during your time in this special city, start touring the sooner the better. To mention some, you have the Museo Evita in Palermo,

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Celebrated for its dazzling beaches, ecstatic people and flavorful fruits, Brazil is the joyful sister of the more nostalgic Argentina. Though the languages spoken are different, it is not too hard to get by and talk to locals if you know some Spanish. From Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro is a 41 hours bus trip

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Seven proofs of why argentines are mad about football 1.Boca Juniors is to play River Plate in the historic final in Copa Libertadores, the South American Football Confederation version of the Championes League in Europe. The tension between the two Buenos Aires- based clubs is so high that whenever the teams meet, supporters from the

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With almost half of the Argentine population being Italian descendants, you would assume that there is some thin crust, stone baked pizza culture going on. But no, the argentine pizza found on every street corner around town, is nothing like the Italian. Argentine pizza is a fat slice of soft crust with the biggest amount

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With the Argentine flowery Spring, the new university semester has also started. As a introduction to the studies and city, Kulturstudier arranged an information meeting for the students with an Argentine asado, musicians and tango dancers. One of the topics of the evening, was pickpocketing. Buenos Aires is not an unsafe and violent city, and

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