Recent content by chris

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    Permanent Residents with DNI unable to return within two year time frame

    Permanent Residents with DNI have to return to Argentina once a year to keep residence valid. What happens if the virus and travel restrictions keep someone out of Argentina longer than that?
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    North America vs South America

    Actually New York did not become the financial center until around the 1830s. Philadelphia had been the center of banking and finance and the largest city of the British North American colonies in the 1700s.
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    Mendoza restaurant recommendations

    Anyone have any Mendoza (preferably near Hyatt Hotel) restaurant recommendations? Thanks
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    Cost of Guardia in clinic

    Anyone know about what it costs to be seen in the guardia of a clinic like IADT, Mater Del, Clínica del Sol etc? Without insurance. Thanks
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    Visiting bodegas in Mendoza: would like advice

    Thanks. I didn't see prices. I get the feeling that they're priced for the international market.
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    Visiting bodegas in Mendoza: would like advice

    Thanks. I looked at all of their websites (Bressia's is useless - no information). Carmello Patti's is the most interesting. Except for Achaval, these are not well known (to me anyway) wineries. Is that why you chose them? None seem to have restaurants. Lagarde is one that does offer lunch at...
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    Visiting bodegas in Mendoza: would like advice

    I'm going to be in Mendoza in July (weekend) and would like to go to a couple of wineries for wine tastings and possibly lunch. I'm not interested in a tour of wine making (I've done that many times). Also do not want to drive so I wonder how it could be arranged. Remise? Uber? Tour...
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    buying bus tickets online

    Has anyone bought bus tickets (PLUSMAR) online? Can it be done? And if so, how does it work?
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    International Flights on May 1st. ?

    Good question. If there is no transport and the road to Ezeiza possibly blocked, will airlines allow passengers to change tickets w/o penalty?
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    Why is coffee so bad in BA?
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    Why does the city smell bad?

    Fortunately I'm 400 km away. The news says the city smells like a big sewer. What's happening?
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    No Fibertel internet in 3 days

    Internet went down three days ago. Others affected in building. I call Fibertel and get contradictory responses. Still no service. What can I do?
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    Credit cards: can merchants charge in USD?

    If they can charge in USD then it would state USD, right? If there is no indication of what currency I assume it has to be interpreted as pesos.
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    Credit cards: can merchants charge in USD?

    Credit card statements here don't state Argentine Pesos. Can merchants charge in USD?
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    I understood that it's a mess. They may accept you; they may not. You have to carry around a lot of cash. Something that works well in other countries is a disaster here. Not worth it. Argentina can just stay in the Stone Age.