How To Beat Reverse Culture Shock

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 … Continue reading How To Beat Reverse Culture Shock

On learning Spanish

It's Sunday night and I should be doing my homework but instead I am lying on my bed watching the final episode of the Sherlock (BBC) series on my iPad as my curtains blow in the wind, signalling the day has finally cooled down. I have completed my third week of Spanish classes and I … Continue reading On learning Spanish

First week in Oaxaca

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 … Continue reading First week in Oaxaca