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Inside Background
The town of El Calafate is extremely safe, and probably one of the safest...
Last edited: 1 August 2006
Located in the remote south of Argentina, El Calafate was only officially...
Last edited: 1 August 2006
The official Web site for El Calafate Tourism Office offers information on the...
Last edited: 1 August 2006
From the sight of the nearby glaciers you would expect El Calafate to be a...
Last edited: 22 September 2011
Inside Transportation
The town of El Calafate is near the Los Glaciares National Park, which include...
Last edited: 1 August 2006
Walking in Patagonia isn’t really an option. While there are plenty of hiking...
Last edited: 2 August 2006
Inside Things to Do
Why do you go to the mountains? To climb a mountain. And visitors of El...
Last edited: 1 August 2006
The village of El Calafate is actually home to only about 4,000 residents, but...
Last edited: 2 August 2006
The El Chaltén region of southern Argentina makes for a good excursion, and...
Last edited: 2 August 2006
Shopping in El Calafate is limited compared with other parts of Argentina...
Last edited: 2 March 2010
The region of Patagonia and the area of El Calafate are extremely rugged, much...
Last edited: 2 August 2006
If you're tired of seeing more glaciars while staying in El Calafate, you can...
Last edited: 27 February 2010
Reserve Laguna Nimez is a must see in El Calafate.  The Reserve is easily...
Last edited: 19 November 2012
Inside Dining Scene
Inside Argentina: For Foreign Visitors
Currency The legal currency in Argentina is the "Argentine Peso" (there is also...
Last edited: 25 February 2016
Expired Visa Here are some tips on how to pay for expired visa fee and making...
Last edited: 10 August 2016
Below are some important numbers that come in handy in case you have to deal...
Last edited: 7 December 2006
Some words of Argentinian Slang or lunfardo (to be continued...) Afanar: to...
Last edited: 27 August 2007
00 ( zero zero ) is the International Access (Dial) Code you use to call...
Last edited: 16 February 2011
Restaurants While not mandatory, is desirable. Locals will tell you 10% - 15...
Last edited: 9 March 2016
When asked about official holidays in Argentina one revered sage said “In our...
Last edited: 22 March 2016
This article provides hints and tips on how UK (and other) travellers can get...
Last edited: 21 October 2016
The north in Argentina is a reallly amazing area where people usually spend a...
Last edited: 25 April 2006
  How to pack it:  whenever possible, try to get styrofoam shippers and check...
Last edited: 28 April 2015
When planning your air travel inside Argentina, remember that in almost all...
Last edited: 28 September 2006
If you would like to explore Argentina , travelling by car is a good way to do...
Last edited: 2 February 2014
The current in Argentina is 220-240v, 50 Hz, AC. However, you can buy a...
Last edited: 13 January 2008
Planta baja (PB):  ground floor or first floor Entrepiso (EP):  between the...
Last edited: 26 March 2007
For an international business person or business traveller, doing business in a...
Last edited: 7 November 2008
Locutorios (locution/ talking rooms)  are everywhere!  You can make phone...
Last edited: 22 March 2007
Changing foreign currency in Argentina is easy, just don't do it at the Money...
Last edited: 12 May 2015
When entering Argentine Territory, the American nationals must pay an Argentina...
Last edited: 14 March 2016
Renting property in Argentina will require the tenant to produce a guarantor...
Last edited: 29 September 2006
Gett better value for your acquisitions by using some key phrases. They might...
Last edited: 2 March 2009
Buses are often thought of as necessary evils in getting around South...
Last edited: 31 May 2012