Buenos Eye

Twentysomething life and love in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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We all know that making a living in Argentina is a challenge — and even more so if you have, ahem, international tastes. I have a great job in Buenos … Continue reading

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Rainy Day in Buenos Aires: Anuva Wine Tasting

The moment I realized I was fluent in Spanish was the same moment I noticed I could understand Portuguese. I’m sitting at a table with six Brazilians who are chattering … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires is the details, not the monuments

What I love most about Buenos Aires are its hidden treasures. I find it slightly baffling when visitors ask me what to do, what to see, because for me, the … Continue reading

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A very old woman suddenly rounds the corner, something clutched tightly in her mottled fist. A man in a passing car jiggles his fingers through the open window in the slightest … Continue reading

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The Stages of Expat Angst

Since I got back from the US a couple weeks ago, I went through stages of angst. Sort of like stages of grief, except for people who live abroad and … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 15 Comments

Flying to America or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crazy

One of the weirdest things about traveling back to the US after time in Argentina is the sheer number of crazy people, verifiably insane on any international scale, that you … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Don’t go looking for love

To all those who dream of travelling to another country, meeting the eyes of an exotic stranger across the room, falling head over heels for a foreign lover: Don’t do … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 8 Comments

How to find volunteer work in Buenos Aires

A lot of people come to Buenos Aires to live or study or find themselves, and want to volunteer somewhere. But then they find out that’s it’s really hard to … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 11 Comments

Weekend Getaway

Guess where I am? Five hours from Buenos Aires (plus a stop for a dozen halfmoons) in a land where the roads are paved in sand and lined with hooting … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Psychoanalysis in Argentina

I just got back from my first experience of psychology in Argentina. A lot has been written already about the popularity of Freudian psychoanalysis and how comfortable everyone feels talking … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · 8 Comments

5 tips to find a nonprofit job in Argentina

It was always my goal, in coming to Argentina (in life, really) to work in the nonprofit sector. The specific subject matter wasn’t as important as working for something I … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

How to buy an apartment in Argentina

When I first moved to Buenos Aires last January, my boyfriend and I (and his family) started looking for an apartment. Since renting is considered throwing away your money, and … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · 1 Comment
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