Notes from Ottawa
Arriving in Canada was like meeting an old friend; albeit a very frigid one: it was about -18 Celsius. I gasped for air...
Notes on an Argentinean Christmas
Traditionally, we put up the Christmas tree on December 8th, the Day of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary,...
Photo essay: Dallas Arboretum
I love autumnal colours: reds, yellows, golden, russets, ochres. And the light has an almost magical quality. I planned...
If you’re in… Buenos Aires (part II)
More useful tips that’ll help you feel at home in this wonderful city. Tips. You’re not expected to tip...
If you’re in… Buenos Aires
Tips for enjoying your visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Just like in any other big city, tourists are the default...
A mosque and a rose garden
There is something to be said about being a tourist in one’s home town. I’m experiencing that myself right now....
36 hours in Mar del Plata
I’m finally in Mar del Plata. The waiter brings a steaming cup of café con leche and three plump medialunas....
Waiting for the tour guide in Dallas Arts
There was little southbound traffic on the Dallas Parkway on that Saturday morning in late March. The drive from the...
High Tea at the Windsor Arms Hotel
  I’ve been meaning to take high tea here in Toronto
Discover Southern Ontario
There is more to Southern Ontario than Toronto and Niagara Falls:
Toronto travel tips
Make use of the public transport network, which is very good. The Subway, trolleys and buses take you everywhere. Cash...
Hot dogs: Chicago street food
Chicago style char beef dog