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    Burgers this Sunday (Nov. 15)?

    missed the last one and heard great things, so count me in for this weekend. cheers!
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    Tigre day trip this weekend

    good point...showers right on the weekend. lord why does thou spite me! perhaps things will change closer to the date. i'm open to any other suggestions if people are interested in a gathering.
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    Tigre day trip this weekend

    Anybody up for a daytrip to Tigre/The Delta this weekend? We could get a group of expats together for lunch and a boat trip maybe?
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    La Bomba De Tiempo Monday Night

    Anybody interested in going to see La Bomba De Tiempo this evening? Late notice but the show is highly regarded and need to cross another item off my 'things to do in BA' list before I leave. Address is Sarmiento 3131 at the Cultural Konex - and the show starts around 8/9. url posts seem to...
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    free this week...?

    katie...i;m heading to the malba in the afternoon which is free on wednesdays. around 4:30 if you want to come along
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    Lunch and/or Dinner next week?

    The world cup Arg vs Urg is on Wednesday 7pm - if people are interested maybe we could meet at a bar and watch the game before getting dinner?
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    Health insurance in BA for a US citizen

    Lee...How much did the hospital visit end up costing?
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    Ticket for football match ARGENTINA VS. PERU

    anybody got a recommendation for a bar around recoleta with big screens to watch the game?
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    Lunch and/or Dinner next week?

    count me in
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    Counterfeit Bills and Magic Mustard on Your Head

    rather sheepishly raising my hand to be taken with this scam as well. the taxi driver that got me took a genuine 100, did a swap with a fake and then said i had given him bad money. it was only when i got home did i realise what had happened as the 100 had come from the bank and was almost...
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    Online Subte Map

    i'd be lost without my guia-t which you can get at any kiosko and has all the collectivo and subte maps.
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    Hola BA - New in town!

    i'm a mid 20's recent arrival from australia with limited spanish and staying in recoleta. happy to catch up - missed the last meetup so looking forward to meet others in similar circumstances.
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    Power socket same as Australia?

    Can any Aussies confirm if the Argentinian power socket is the same as Australian? The socket looks the same, however one website mentioned that the pins may be different and I don't want to end up frying my laptop. Many thanks.
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    Paying rent in dollars

    i've used paypal with success...
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    Accessing your cash in BA

    Do ATM machines offer Visa cash withdraw? I'm from Australia where ANZ bank offer a Visa travel card which has a flat rate $2.20USD withdraw fee. Otherwise will I have to get a cirrus network debit card to access cash from an ATM? Any advice from Aussie expats would be appreciated.
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    Quality/Speed of internet

    Can some forum members in BA please go to and do a test to Perth, Western Australia and post speeds reported and whether they are on ADSL or cable - this will really help me determine which provider I need to select. My results are:
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    Quality/Speed of internet

    In my hunt for an apartment, the majority of rentals all state that Wi-Fi is included. Could expats please report their experience of the speed and reliability of service of the typical "wi-fi" connection. Are connections 'unlimited' in their download quota (where I am from accounts are...
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    Aussies In Buenos Aires

    not looking to hijack your thread AIBA but was wondering how you handled medical insurance. i'm coming over jan next year from Perth Australia on a tourist visa and was looking for some Oz relevant info as the other threads seem to be US-centric.
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    books on ba/argentina - suggestions please

    hi all! i will be making a trip to Buenos Aires in January next year for a minimum of six months and was after some recommendations on books to read prior. lurking the forum has been an incredibly useful resource but some light reading suggestions on history/culture/etc would be much...