Carpe Pasaporte: Living the Dream in Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, lifestyle, tourism, wine & vineyards

While some of our home countries are drowning in debt, others lack optimism regarding job prospects and the economic outlook. It’s times like this when many begin to re-prioritize and ponder quality of life, a common narrative thread here on InvestBA. Whether it’s the annual International Living ranking or a wine expert lauding the “wonderfulness” of BA, or a foreign investor branding …

The Case for Health Care and Medical Tourism in Argentina

Patrick Archer tourism

When most foreign journalists return home from a trip to Argentina, they often pen glowing reviews of their gastronomic conquests down south. Newsweek’s Howard Fineman is not one of those journalists. On a recent visit to see his daughter, who currently lives in Argentina, Fineman had a nasty bout with food poisoning. The illness and his subsequent 3-day stay in a …

Argentina: High Marks for Quality of Life

Patrick Archer global rankings, real estate, uruguay

International Living magazine just released the 2009 Quality of Life Index, their annual ranking of “the world’s best places to live.” On the 1-100 scale, Argentina received its highest marks in the categories of Risk & Safety (100), Climate (92), Freedom (83) and Health (71). Of the 194 countries surveyed, Argentina came in a very respectable #21 sandwiched right between the United Kingdom and …