"learn some Castellano" Language Tip by AlekToronto

Language, Buenos Aires: 8 reviews and 1 photos

I found that the vast majority of Portenos do not speak english. I did not hang out in hotels, tourist traps or tourist restaurants as I am sure the employees there probably do.

When in BA do as the locals do and learn at least the basics in Castellano (Spanish) and realize that the local accent is different than in other Latin countries 9bar Uruguay). I must say the locals sound so cute with their sh accent! Overall I found the portenos very friendly and helpful so a little spanish will go a long way.

Also most if not all local restaurants will not have english menus.

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  • Written Nov 28, 2005
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