(re)Discovering Buenos Aires
Whoever said that you never really know a city was right. I’m still discovering new aspects and parts of Buenos...
San Telmo and the Prison Museum
San Telmo is the oldest neighbourhood of Buenos Aires. The narrow cobblestone streets are lined with old houses, with a...
Notes from a road trip to the Texas Hill Country
“I’ll need something as collateral, sir. Your keys, your wallet, your watch…” the clerk said. This E-Z gas...
Jardín Japonés – Japanese Gardens in...
Let’s play a game together. Let’s write creative captions for these photos taken at the Japanese Gardens in...
2012 World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-Off (Yup....
Looking for something different to do on Labour Day Weekend, we planned a road trip to the heart of Texas. Or, at any...
Around Texas: Dinosaur Valley State Park
It is possible to walk on the footsteps of dinosaurs in Texas. Really. At the Dinosaur Valley State Park, located in...
Dallas for history buffs
Dallas doesn’t have a long history: its first settler was a young lawyer from Tennessee called John Neely Bryan, who...
Travel Memories: drive from London to...
Back in August 2006, Sean and I were due to fly to London and then drive to France the day after the liquid bomb plot...
A Medieval Gem in Miami: Ancient Spanish...
“Sorry, we’re closed” the lady in charge of the gift shop mouthed through the glass door. But then she saw the...
Of best-laid plans and all that
As the Scottish poet Robert Burns said, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” We had planned to...
Mesquite Pro Rodeo
As soon as I got out of the car at the Resistol Arena in Mesquite (Texas), I was assaulted by the pungent smell of...
Interesting things to do for free in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires offers many interesting cultural activities to do for free. Here are only a handful of them. Free concerts...