Archive for December, 2009

Picture of the Week

Saturday, December 19th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | 2 Comments »

Full moon over Lago Nahuel Huapi

El Trabajador del Año

Friday, December 18th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 28 Comments »

Written by Shanie We've talked about the tranquility of life here. Things are taken at a leisurely pace. Most of the time, that is. There are some Argentine employees that are impressively hustling with a smile on their face. Who might you ask? ...

Argentina Announces Reciprocity Fee

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 Posted in travel | 5 Comments »

Written by Jamie The Argentine government has decided to implement a reciprocity fee to United States ($131), Canadian ($70) and Australian ($100) citizens. The stamp is valid for the life of the passport, up to 10 years. The fee is only being ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | 1 Comment »

¡Felicidades!: this is the slang version of saying "Happy Holidays!" ¡Felicidades a todos!

Top 5 Romantic Places in Bariloche

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, culture, entertainment | No Comments »

The Lakes District is one of the most romantic places in the world, in my opinion. For me, it has it all. Awe-inspiring views. Outstanding restaurants. Great places to get cozy with a loved one. To give your more of an idea, here is ...

Kudos To Shanie!

Monday, December 14th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie I am very excited to announce that Shanie was recently chosen as member of the month for a writing publication, Smith Magazine. As her proud husband, this write-up that Smith did on her in their newsletter left me ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, December 12th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Jamie enjoying his office view...

Interview with Pro Snowboarder Jeremy Jones

Friday, December 11th, 2009 Posted in business, lifestyle, politics, resources, sports, travel, weather | No Comments »

Written by Shanie As I wrote about before, pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones is not only one of the best snowboarders in the world, the creator of a much-needed non-profit, Protect Our Winters (POW), that supports the environment, and the designer of ...

Phrase of the Week

Thursday, December 10th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

hacer un vaquita:to make a little cow. This phrase would be used to explain putting money into a communal pot.

What’s the Hurry?

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 8 Comments »

Written by Shanie Today was another one of those days where we realize that Argentina has taught us the true meaning of "patience is a virtue". We have mentioned from time to time our long and laborious saga of trying to obtain ...