VanityBA: Strange Wave of Political Correctness Washes Up On BA Beaches

Patrick Archer lifestyle, vanityba

It happens every summer in Buenos Aires. After weeks of holiday parties and triple-digit temperatures, something bizarre washes ashore that creates a scandal and makes national headlines. First fake Viagra, then a “modified” Dakar Rally truck, and now political correctness and metrosexuals on the beaches in the Province of Buenos Aires. First the political correctness. California-based surf company Reef, which …

The 118th Argentina Polo Open Final: Yet Another Superclasico in Palermo

Patrick Archer argentina polo, arts & entertainment, lifestyle, vanityba

The battle for the final jewel in the Triple Crown of polo takes place this afternoon in Palermo, and history repeats itself at the 118th Argentina Polo Open Championship. The two favorites going in, La Dolfina and Ellerstina, both advanced to the final with convincing first and second round wins over the likes of Alegria, Chapa Uno and Pilara. In …

Incentives Could Make Argentina Cruise Season A Year Round Celebration

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, tourism, vanityba

Just before the official beginning of cruise season here in the Southern Cone, we explained how the season just keeps getting longer in Argentina and Uruguay. What used to be a tight two-month window with only a few vessels has suddenly blossomed into a seven-month engagement with hundreds of ships and thousands of visitors from as far away as the …

More Buyers Choosing Argentina Real Estate Projects With Polo Amenities

Patrick Archer argentina polo, aruba, lifestyle, real estate, vanityba

“There are lots of buyers who still dream of changing their lifestyle and leaving the city to settle down in communities far away,” begins La Nacion’s Jennifer Flores in a well-researched article titled “Polo Lots, The Most Sought After.” Flores explains how The Sport of Kings synonymous with Argentina and the world’s greatest polo players, is fast becoming The Sport …

VanityBA: Audi’s Decade of Dominance in Argentina

Patrick Archer argentina polo, buenos aires events, foreign investment, lifestyle, vanityba

From sales records to prototype spy photos, Audi continues to make headlines in Argentina. Coming off a record 2010, the German automaker sold almost 4,000 vehicles in Argentina during the first seven months of 2011. The 21.3% January-July sales increase gave Audi almost 40% market share in the highly competitive premium segment and its tenth consecutive first place finish. In …