Archive for the ‘business’ Category

Living and Running a Business in Argentina – An Interview with Jamie Schectman

Friday, February 10th, 2012 Posted in business, resources | 22 Comments »

Jamie was interviewed on Expat Daily News Radio. He discussed both chapters of our lives in Argentina, how to conduct business, address the cultural differences and other fun tidbits. We hope you enjoy it. Living and Running a Business in Argentina- An Interview ...

Article on Patagonia View Investment Property in Curbed Online Magazine

Friday, January 7th, 2011 Posted in Real Estate Opportunities, business, real estate | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie Yesterday, we posted about the drastically reduced price of our property, Patagonia View Investment Property. Today, Curbed Online Magazine published this article, A Non-Exhaustive Roundup of the Best Views Money Can Buy. The article contrasts the view and price ...

Mountain Rider’s Alliance, A Grassroots Movement Changing the Way Ski Areas are Run

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 Posted in business, day to day, lifestyle | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie It is hard to believe we are three weeks away from leaving this beautiful country that has helped us learn so much in the last five years. Currently in San Rafael, we have been reminiscing about the days ...

Mountain Rider’s Alliance Launches Grassroots Movement to Better the Ski Resort Industry

Friday, September 3rd, 2010 Posted in business, day to day | 4 Comments »

A new vision for the ski industry Posted on September 3, 2010 by Bob Berwyn A global collaborative explores ski industry sustainability The Mountain Rider's Alliance wants to develop sustainable ski-energy centers. By Bob Berwyn SUMMIT COUNTY — When Hal Clifford penned Downhill Slide back in 2002, it was ...

Protect Our Winters Expands Into Argentina

Thursday, June 24th, 2010 Posted in business, lifestyle, politics, sports, travel, weather | 8 Comments »

Written by Shanie For pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones, his mission of helping Mother Nature began on the slopes outside of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Returning to his favorite place to ride sweet powder, he found it void of snow. Rock and grass ...

New Bariloche Flights

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 Posted in business, travel | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Andes Airlines has announced it will begin flying from Buenos Aires to Bariloche and then Esquel. Between July and September, flights will be on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and cost 535 pesos each way. Esquel is a sleepy town a ...

PowderQuest Making a Positive Difference

Monday, May 24th, 2010 Posted in business, day to day | No Comments »

Written by Jamie I am proud to report that one of our partners, PowderQuest Tours, are pledging US$100 for each tour booked to South America this winter. The donations will go to the Save the Waves Foundation, which is aiding in ...

Peso Approaching 4 to 1

Friday, April 16th, 2010 Posted in business | 6 Comments »

Written by Jamie The Argentine Peso is approaching 4 to every 1 US Dollar. This is the highest it has been since we relocated in 2005. Here is a five year chart, courtesy of Yahoo Finance.

Incredible Patagonia Investment Opportunity

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 Posted in business, real estate | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie In breaking news, Shanie and I have made the difficult decision to sell our beautiful property here in Patagonia to pursue a new and exciting project elsewhere in the world. More on that later, but first a little ...

Learning Spanish in Argentina

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Posted in business, culture, day to day, travel | 12 Comments »

Written by Shanie What are the best methods to truly learning a second language? There are a variety of techniques that may help you move beyond the “Hello, how are you?” phase. Some believe that the Link Method of associating foreign words ...