Category: Argentina

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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Due to its enormous size, Argentina is immensely diverse in terms of landscapes. The country consists of different climate zones from subtropical along the Brazilian jungle border in the north, to subpolar in the south with Ushuaia located about 1000 km from Antarctica. In between, the terrain offers the green Pampas and swamps, the Andes

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Not long ago, all students got the opportunity to join a joint field trip to the construction site of the first public sustainable school in Argentina. The school, a so called “Spaceship” construction, is not only made of dark soil and timber, but recycled materials like cans, car wheels, beer bottles and cartons. Or 25

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Weekends in Buenos Aires means time off for city exploration, not to mention the gastronomic variety. For four years producers of fresh vegetables, delicious cheese, honey, conserved tomatoes and olives, baby plants and ceramics have gathered to make a direct market with their consumers in the neighborhood of Agronomía, vest of the city center. Only

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Last week, Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja officially visited the Argentine Republic for three days. Never before have Their Majesties visited Argentina, and the last and only visit by the Norwegian crown to Argentina was in 1967 by King Olav. Wednesday, the Royal Couple went to Plaza de Noruega in the neighborhood Belgrano,

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Recently a group of twelve students joined the arranged pre-course tour to the argentine pampas countryside surrounding the city of Buenos Aires. Being one of the most fertil grassland plains in the world, the humid pampas are home to around 50 million cows, all looked after by the argentine cowboys called gauchos. Not to mention

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