Argentinean Slang: Ni Un Sope

Did you know that sope means peso? Just reverse the two syllables PE and SO and you get SOPE . This type of Argentinean slang is called Lunfardo and we've put together a list of common vocabulary and expressions for talking about money here in Buenos Aires.

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15 Money Tips for Travelers in Argentina

The first part of our 100 tips for travelers covers 15 tips about getting and spending money while in Argentina. Banks here won't exchange your dollars. ATMs often don't work. Here's our advice.

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Money in Buenos Aires

We get a lot of questions from guests who rent our apartments here in Buenos Aires about money issues. We've put together a series of posts with the advice we usually give our guests and tips for travelers in Buenos Aires and Argentina.

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Rowing in Buenos Aires

The Yacht Club Puerto Madero rents out boats for rowing so we headed over there to get the lowdown on prices and policies. Watch our video or read the blog post to find out if you really can rent a boat and row through the port.

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Restaurant Review: Caseros

Caseros is not just a beautiful restaurant on one of San Telmo's most beautiful avenues, it serves great food. Lamb, beef, rabbit, fish, pork, pasta, great lemonade and iced tea. The fresh ingredients and wonderful variety are so very welcome!

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Great Fish Market near San Telmo

Finding great fish in Buenos Aires can be a challenge. There's a fantastic fishmonger near San Telmo in the area called Barracas. El Delfin often has fresh oysters, fresh shrimp, excellent seafood empanadas and plenty of other choices for those who love good food.

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San Telmo Loft is a boutique vacation rental service in Buenos Aires. We've hand picked each apartment in our small collection so that you don't have to spend hours weeding through the blah and mundane. Quirky and stylish, comfortable and quiet (a big plus in this noisy city), each listing is well-located and comes with our stamp of approval.

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