Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay is an hour (50km) by ferry from downtown Buenos Aires. This makes it a great day trip destination for Argentinians and for weary travellers to spend a long weekend.
I realised I was in need of a break after walking around Buenos Aires, and feeling slightly teary about everything. So much to buy! So many choices! A classic sign of reverse culture shock. Luckily my plans already pointed to Uruguay; all I needed to do now was upgrade my hostel bunk bed for a large fluffy hotel bed with plenty of pillows, housekeeping and a view. Read more
It’s taken me a while to get this blog post organised – Oaxaca so far has been a total immersion of experiences, colours, foods, people and Spanish – and to actually try to transcribe my last week into words has seemed too difficult to do everything justice. Where would I start?
So, my plan is to write about Oaxaca de Juárez piece by piece and then you will get some idea of the intricacies and layers in Oaxaca Read more
Per capita, I think Wellington punches well above its weight for sheer number of different great eateries. Not even really trying, you have several fantastic options on most streets. Some are hidden away and need a local’s recommendation, but then lo and behold, the ultimate Wellington foodie festival, Wellington on a Plate; with fantastic restaurants identified, recommended and laid out in a guide and suddenly I have a laser-beam focus. Read more