Archive for the ‘resources’ Category

Done Deal, We Received Our Title!

Friday, May 15th, 2009 Posted in business, day to day, real estate, resources, zona frontera, zona seguridad | 17 Comments »

Written by Jamie As foreigners going through the purchase process in the famous "zona de seguridad", we always believed this day would come. Today, we signed our escritura, and the piece of paradise we have called home for 2 years is now ...

Scheduled Power Outage in Bariloche

Friday, March 20th, 2009 Posted in resources | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie For those of you in Bariloche, take note. Between April 18-20 there will be scheduled power outages as the electronic company, CEB, upgrades the system. More information on the project and hours can be found here. ¡Que tenga buen fin ...

Starting in Lake Tahoe, CA; Positively Affecting Everywhere

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 Posted in business, politics, resources, sports, weather | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie This post doesn't necessarily deal with Patagonia on the surface, but it does stand for something that positively affects everywhere on the planet. I recently had an article I wrote published in Nth Word Magazine about pro snowboarder Jeremy ...

Butterfly Interview with Chef Ed

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 Posted in business, cosas lindas, resources | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie While doing the research for our restaurant guide, we were lucky enough to get to know some of the owners of the great dining experiences around town. With friendships developing, we realized it would be great to do ...

The Scoop on Argentine Outlets

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 Posted in resources | 7 Comments »

Written by Jamie Here's a subject I probably should have written about long ago. Many of our guests have asked about what type of outlets are used in Argentina.  The electricity is 220 volts/50Hz. Almost all wall outlets have both the European ...

Introducing the Bariloche Restaurant Guide

Monday, January 5th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, entertainment, resources, travel | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie We are very happy to announce the completion of the Bariloche Restaurant Guide. Bariloche Restaurant Guide is a concise collection of over 50 of Bariloche’s favorite places to dine. With the help of other locals, we have spent over ...

Bariloche Water Sports Defined

Friday, January 2nd, 2009 Posted in resources, sports | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie I came across a website by our local "junta" Llao Llao. A junta is like a homeowner's association. Anyways, if you click here and then go to "noticias" and then "actividades...." you can see the map stating what water ...

State Department Issues New Argentine Information

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in business, resources, travel | No Comments »

Written by Jamie The US State Department has issued new information on Argentina. The website and data can be found here. Topics covered include entry requirements, security and crime, health and medical coverage, as well as a other valuable information. One interesting statistic ...

Online Trekking Registration

Monday, November 10th, 2008 Posted in resources, sports | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie The Park Service has built a new website that allows hikers to register online. The website will also have information on the condition of trails, list of guides, flora and fauna, hours of the roads, and other interesting features.  As of ...

Shanie’s Latest Published Work

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 Posted in lifestyle, resources | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie I am happy to report that Shanie has had some really cool articles that have just been published in the September issue of Transitions Abroad Webzine. The articles are titled; Living in Buenos Aires:Enjoy a Better Life Living in Mendoza:The Best ...