The Latest from Argentina

Jun 2 8:45pm
Buenos Aires

The Academic Rollercoaster: Class at a Buenos Aires University

Post by Grace Worwa

I chose to take a “facultad” class this semester, and it was probably one of the most riskiest and scariest decisions I’ve made while abroad. However, this past week, it’s also given me the biggest sense of academic relief and pride that I’ve ever experienced.

Jun 1 4:25pm
Buenos Aires

Bariloche: What’s Behind the Touristy Exterior?

Post by Grace Worwa

At the beginning of May, we took a class trip to Bariloche. Our IES class "Making of Patagonia" taught us to travel not as tourists, but ethnologists who look past the city's bright and shiny exterior and see the social, economic, and cultural issues underneath.

May 25 8:26pm
Buenos Aires

Trekking through Patagonia: Four Days in the Wilderness

Post by Grace Worwa

I was the most novice of all novice backpackers until one day I made the crazy decision to go on a 4-day trek (that ended up being 3 days) with my friends in El Chalten. It was a big risk, but one that I now would never take back in a million years.

Apr 20 4:54pm
Buenos Aires

My First Hostel

Post by Grace Worwa

If you’re like me, you might be a bit skeptical about hostels. This past weekend, I tried hostel living for the first time, and it turned out to be an unforgettable experience.

Apr 7 5:48pm
Buenos Aires

Food, Wonderful FOOD!

Post by Grace Worwa

The food in Buenos Aires is incredible that it's hard to know where to begin. To get you started, here is a list of the best meals and desserts I’ve had so far in the city.