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Useful local words: 'Qué onda?', 'boludo'.
What not to pack: Too many clothes! You can get some really cool stuff in Buenos Aires in one of their markets.
What to pack: A couple of hoodies for chilly nights in the winter.
Couldn't have done without: An i-pod for the travelling, a dictionary and an organiser!
Word of advice: Leave your comfort zone and surround yourself with locals as much as you can; it really is the best way to make the most of it.
Josh, German and Spanish, Newcastle University