Archive for September, 2008

Bariloche to Expand Tourism Marketing in Brazil

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 Posted in business, travel | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie After the successful winter of tourism in Bariloche, including many visitors from Brazil, one of the tourism companies, Barlan Travel, has decided to step up marketing to the neighboring country. According to today's ANBariloche, efforts will be made to attract Brazilians ...

Cerro Catedral Extends Ski Season

Monday, September 29th, 2008 Posted in sports, travel | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Cerro Catedral announced that it will be staying open for skiing until October 13, 2008. With the abundance of snow in late July and August, there is still plenty of white stuff to play on. The view to the ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, September 27th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Lago Moreno and Punta Norte this afternoon. Note the new click-on-the-picture function for a bigger view.

LAN Announces 50% Off Sale This Weekend

Friday, September 26th, 2008 Posted in travel | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie I received an email today from LAN.com announcing an airfare sale this weekend. From Saturday the 27th at midnight thru Sunday night at 11:59pm, many routes will be half off. Round trip Buenos Aires to Bariloche will be ...

Visitors of the World

Thursday, September 25th, 2008 Posted in business, travel | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie I am happy to announce with our latest visitors last week, we have now had visitors from 10 countries stay at our guest house. We have had people from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, India, Israel, New Zealand, the ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | 1 Comment »

la noche está en pañales: the night is in diapers. One would use this to explain the night is still young, it is not time to go home yet.

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 ...

Argentina Peso Conversion Update

Monday, September 22nd, 2008 Posted in business, lifestyle | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie As we have posted before,  watching what's going on back in the States these days from a far has been intriguing to say the least. I suspect other people living outside their native country can relate. This latest financial ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, September 20th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Shanie, Dulce and Bergen working in the noon day sun.

Another Six Cultural Differences About Argentina

Friday, September 19th, 2008 Posted in culture | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie When it comes down to it, people are people. The real differences come from the way the culture has created variations in the way we look at things. Argentina is an interesting culture because it has the intermixing of ...