Aahhh the food – Córdoba series 3
You know when you hear people mention something, say a kind of fruit, that you had no idea existed? That’s what...
Guided visit to the Colón Opera House in Buenos...
What do vanilla wafers and Teatro Colón have in common? Opera! Teatro Colón is Argentina’s leading opera house,...
Historic Church and Convent of San Francisco...
A potted history of Córdoba first What happens when a subordinate disobeys the Viceroy’s orders? A new city is...
Barrancas de Belgrano park in Buenos Aires
Plaza Barrancas de Belgrano is a leafy public park located in the eponymous neighbourhood of Buenos Aires. Its downward...
En route to Los Gigantes
– Go straight on, at the roundabout take the exit to Tanti and continue on that road. You’ll drive past Lo de...
A German village in the Argentinean hills
The road winds uphill among lush green spruce and pine. At the end is Villa General Belgrano, a German village smack in...
(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...
Boar Farm Revisited
(Oh all right! the title of this post was indeed inspired by Evelyn Waugh’s famous novel. However, a boar farm is...
So what is a telo anyway?
You walk down, say, Tres Sargentos Street in the financial district of Buenos Aires and see a door with a discreet sign...
What the Brits left behind: football
The second installment in this series explores the history of one of the most popular sports in Argentina today:...
What the Brits left behind: the railway
On my recent trip to England I realised that some areas or buildings reminded me of my own country, Argentina. Even my...