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Welcome to Mesopotamia – Chapter I

Welcome to Mesopotamia – Chapter I

In a new column for the Indy, Daniel Tunnard describes adjusting to life in Concepción del Uruguay, a small town in Entre Ríos, Argentina, after 16 years in Buenos Aires.

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Expat Stories: Drummer Boy

Expat Stories: Drummer Boy

David Moran sits down with Michael Hahn, who moved to Argentina from Germany in the post-war years, about adjusting to Latin culture, and playing drums in his youth.

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13 Sayings that only Argentines Will Understand

13 Sayings that only Argentines Will Understand

Learn some of castellano’s more colourful expressions with this guide to colloquial Argentine sayings from Daniel Tunnard.

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Introducing The New Indy Mobile App

Introducing The New Indy Mobile App

We are delighted to present you with our new mobile app, allowing you to read The Argentina Independent on your Android phone or tablet, wherever you are.

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Author Spotlight: Jessica Talbot

Author Spotlight: Jessica Talbot

Sarah Moses catches up with New Zealand author and psychologist Jessica Talbot, whose new book ‘Picaflor’ describes her search for ‘home’ in South America.

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Things You Learn When You Live In Argentina

Things You Learn When You Live In Argentina

If you spend some time in Argentina as an expat, you will acquire many exotic new facts, some of which you could never have imagined before. Daniel Tunnard helps speed up the learning process…

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BA Embraces the CrossFit Challenge

BA Embraces the CrossFit Challenge

Chiara Gnoli puts her doubts and trepidation to one side and has a go at the Buenos Aires take on the exercise craze sweeping the world: CrossFit.

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A Rough Guide to Surviving a Buenos Aires Heatwave

A Rough Guide to Surviving a Buenos Aires Heatwave

With the recent heatwave still fresh in our minds, and a new one coming soon, Sam Pothecary shares his best tips to survive a hot, hot Buenos Aires.

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The Indy Eye: BA Underground Market – December 2013

The Indy Eye: BA Underground Market – December 2013

The Argentina Independent celebrated another successful edition of the BA Underground Market on a scorching Saturday afternoon on 7th December. Here are some photos from the event.

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Ten Ideas to Improve Argentina

Ten Ideas to Improve Argentina

He’s been here longer than all of us, so we asked our favourite columnist Daniel Tunnard what he might do to make Argentina an even better place to live. Here is his manifesto.

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