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    Travel Agent Recomendation for Oceania, Asia from Argentina

    We want to visit friends in Thailand again but this time we're thinking of going West instead of East, possibly stopping in N.Z., Australia, Bali. Can anyone recommend a travel agent that had experience with trips like this? Thanks
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    Brazil and Argentina to start preparations for a common currency

    Brazil and Argentina are work on a common currency as the first step toward a Latin American version of the Euro. I'm wondering if partnering with Brazil can help Argentina.
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    Any way to get US products here?

    Is there any way to get Best Buy or Amazon products shipped here? (without using a mule)? I haven't seen this discussed in a while, hoping there's something new.
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    US Moving to Argentina

    Wishing you the same happiness that I found here.
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    I need a virtual US phone number to receive sms messages here in Argentina

    I also travel a lot around the world. I also need to receive 'short sms' verification codes from my financial institution in the US. I have a dual sim Pixel phone. In the E-sim slot I have Google Fi which sends me SMS codes wherever I am. In the other slot I have a Movistar sim with their...
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    Still an American at heart

    If I'm unhappy with the service I just leave. It's not wise to piss off someone that handles your food, things could go very badly. And also, it's their country, I'm just a visitor here, it's not my place to correct the way they run their businesses.
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    Anybody else notice coffee recently not tasting good?

    I wish you luck, but I asked our local roaster for his very best beans. It was horrible.
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    Anybody else notice coffee recently not tasting good?

    Because Starbucks buys so many beans they are forced to settle for lower quality (less flavorful beans). To compensate they burn the beans mildly and add layers of flavors and marketing razzle dazzle and offer restaurants that encourage customers to hang out. Our senses of taste and smell...
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    Obesity epidemic in BA

    When I moved to Argentina from the US a decade ago I noticed that the people looked much healthier here and there were very few obese people. Now it seems usual to see people waddling across the street or taking up two seats on a bench. At the same time there are now lots of KFC's and Burger...
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    U.S. Car Rental Insurance

    That sounds like what I'm looking for but we only need it for maybe 30-40 days a year. That'd be 720/40 or $18/day which is cheaper than buying coverages from the car rental companies.
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    U.S. Car Rental Insurance

    Credit card coverage is very light. I even have a premium policy with American Express but it has no liability coverage and medical for us only goes up to 15k as a secondary coverage (I have Medicare as primary but my wife doesnt). Is comprehensive available for car rentals?
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    U.S. Car Rental Insurance

    I have no U.S. insurance except Medicare. My wife has no insurance. We both drive rental cars. When we rent a car in the US what coverage should I take in order to be well covered?
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    I need a virtual US phone number to receive sms messages here in Argentina

    https://www.androidauthority.com/google-project-fi-plans-855797/
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    I need a virtual US phone number to receive sms messages here in Argentina

    In order for you to receive calls and sms codes from the US Google Fi needs to connect with a local cell service in Argentina. I started with a Google Fi on a Samsung phone but learned that they do not connect locally as well as the Pixel phones which are built for Fi. I bought a $349 Pixel 3A...
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    I need a virtual US phone number to receive sms messages here in Argentina

    Only for data. Still get sms codes and phone calls. Best to have a dual sim phone. One sim for movistar/personal/etc. One for Fi
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    I need a virtual US phone number to receive sms messages here in Argentina

    The only solution I found is Google Fi cellular service. You need to arrange to activate it in the US but once you do it will send short sms codes from your bank to you here in Argentina. It works best with a Google Pixel phone. I have a dual sim Pixel phone. I recevied sms codes and any...
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    Anybody else notice coffee recently not tasting good?

    What's Cuervo? We are in La Plata and I've already bought and tried most of the coffees my grocer stocks. They were very bad.
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    Anybody else notice coffee recently not tasting good?

    I searched mercadolibre.com for 'café torrada' but got no results. Can you suggest how to find coffees with it?
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    Anybody else notice coffee recently not tasting good?

    "café torrada" is new to me. I Googled it, got examples but no definition. What is it?
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    Anybody else notice coffee recently not tasting good?

    Until recently we had several options for good coffee at home. Even the instant coffees were good. Our French Press was even better. If we wanted an excellent coffee we went to a coffee roaster and our beans freshly ground. But in the last couple of weeks all the coffees seem to be bitter...
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