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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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On Now: Indian Festival in BA

On Now: Indian Festival in BA

From 15th-24th November, the Indian Embassy in Argentina is hosting its fifth cultural festival, an event that imports and exhibits the very best of Indian culture through various events and activities in a number of settings around Buenos Aires.

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Indy Photo Competition: The Argentine Campo

Indy Photo Competition: The Argentine Campo

We bring you the final Indy photo competition of the year! This time, to coincide with the national Day of Tradition (9th November), the theme is ‘The Argentine Campo’.

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Know Your BA Expats

Know Your BA Expats

After over 14 years here, British writer and comedian Daniel Tunnard knows a bit about the type of expats you are likely to meet in Buenos Aires. Here is his guide for newcomers.

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Top 5 Cheesy Argentine Pick Up Lines

Tess Bennett brings you some of the best classic and cheesy pick up lines your likely to hear in Argentina, with some tips for how to try some of your own.

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13 Reasons You’ll Never Truly be an Argentine…

13 Reasons You’ll Never Truly be an Argentine…

After trying unsuccessfully to pass as a local for over a decade, comedian and writer Daniel Tunnard understands the challenges of cultural assimilation in Argentina. Here he explains why you will fail too.

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Meet the Suegros: How to Handle Your Argentine In-Laws

Meet the Suegros: How to Handle Your Argentine In-Laws

Writer and comedian Daniel Tunnard is at it again, this time drawing on extensive personal experience to walk you through the inevitably awkward dealings with your Argentine in-laws.

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A week after the razing of Villa Papa Francisco brought the capital's social housing crisis to the fore, we revisit Kristie Robinson's 2008 article on the social housing deficit, and see that - unfortunately - little has changed.

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