Palacio de las Aguas Corrientes (aka the toilet...
I must have walked or driven past this magnificent building a few dozen times but it never crossed my mind to go...
Dallas for culture vultures
Dallas may not be internationally renowned for its world-class museums or opera houses but that’s not to say...
An impromptu walking tour in San Francisco
 Achy feet. Time to sit down and rest. Sean had been waiting for me in this quaint coffee shop in the Mission District
Lisbon, warts and all
We met with a bunch of friends in Lisbon to celebrate the New Year. Here are some of my impressions on this city. What...
A colourful corner of Buenos Aires: La Boca
Every city has an area that is so touristy that is generally avoided by locals.  La Boca is one such place. La Boca...
Recoleta Cemetery: the City of the Dead
Recoleta Cemetery truly feels like a city within a city with its grid street plan and mausoleums that resemble small...
The English pub
A bit of history The pub is a time-honoured English institution. The word pub derives from the phrase public house, a...
Day trip to Chichester
I left the train station and followed a few people who looked like they were going to the town centre. I had no choice...
Luján, between faith and history
The view of the basilica, with its looming spires, never fails to impress. It’s Luján, Argentina’s...
If you’re in… Ottawa
We visited Ottawa in the middle of January and, although it may not be the best time to visit, we got to see and do...
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...
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...