Monthly Archives: April 2012

Recycling in Buenos Aires: Cartoneros

As beautiful as this city is, everyday I’m tripping over garbage and broken sidewalks everywhere I go (not to mention dog poop).  I used to see people throwing trash out of their car windows or just casually dropping things on … Continue reading

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Mendoza Day 1: Food, Wine, and Unexpected Archaeological Fun

When I was living in New York and taking classes at Instituto Cervantes I had a wonderful Spanish teacher from Argentina.  I think it was her love of Argentina, her strange accent (most of my other teachers were from Madrid), … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday in BA: Brunch and Polo

I wasn’t sure whether anything would be open or function normally this past week because we had three bank holidays in Argentina leading up to Easter Sunday yesterday.  But R and I had a fun week in the city filled … Continue reading

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For Love of Argentina: Bandera Nacional

Argentines are proud of their traditions, their culture, their way of life, their country, and of their flag.  I see the Argentine flag everywhere, all the time.  It’s as if everyday is Independence Day and the opening ceremonies of the … Continue reading

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Heladería de la Semana: Nonna Bianca

Last week my girlfriend R arrived in Buenos Aires to spend 5 weeks here with me and travel together.  It’s been wonderful to have someone who knows me from back home, and we’ve had a fun week of eating and … Continue reading

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Green Spaces III: Jardín Japonés

A few weeks ago I wrote about one of my favorite green spaces in Buenos Aires, El Rosedal in Bosques de Palermo near where I live.  On Saturday I visited the Japanese Garden (Jardín Japonés), also located within the park, … Continue reading

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My Buenos Aires Good Eats and Drinks

This is a list of places I visited in Buenos Aires in the last 16 weeks.  More updates to come… Click on the names to see the write up from my visit; ice cream shops and bars are at the … Continue reading

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