Road trip to the heart of Texas part II –...
It took us less than six hours to reach Buda, a town south of Austin. Not bad, considering the driving conditions for...
Road trip to the heart of Texas -Part I: A hairy...
Maybe the Mayans and Nostradamus are right. Maybe the end of the world is drawing nigh. An ice storm followed by a snow...
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...
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