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Discovering London: Kensington and Knightsbridge  Posted on 05/21/2015
It doesn’t matter how well you think you know a city, there are always new aspects of it to discover. I recently took a guided walk of Kensington and Knightsbridge with Context Travel. Although I’ve been to London many...
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Retiro Station, an architectural gem  Posted on 05/12/2015
I have said before that you don’t really get to appreciate some aspects of your hometown until you move somewhere else. Or, at any rate, this is what happened to me with Buenos Aires. I see buildings with different eyes,...Read more...
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Why you must visit the Basilica Cistern  Posted on 05/07/2015
We had passed on the Basilica Cistern twice before because of the long lines. As they say, third time’s the charm. This time we decided to brave the queues. A gentleman came up to us and said that since my...Read more The post Why...
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Kolaches, Czech pastries with a Texan twist  Posted on 05/04/2015
When I visit my parents in Argentina, one of my favourite Sunday rituals is to laze the morning away with a tray of facturas (Argentinean pastries), a steaming cup of café con leche and the newspaper. There aren’t many...
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Fort Worth: cattle and culture  Posted on 04/28/2015
Fort Worth is an easy day trip for us because we live in Dallas, a 45 minute drive away. We find something different to do every time, from the Old Stockyards to museums. That, in my opinion, sums Fort Worth...Read more The post Fort...
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Old Town Toronto walk  Posted on 04/22/2015
Old Town Toronto began as the Town of York, founded in 1793 as part of the British colony of Upper Canada. The city was incorporated in 1834 and renamed Toronto. The Great Fire of 1849 destroyed most of its wooden...Read more The post Old...
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8 of my favourite dishes from around the world  Posted on 04/17/2015
I love food! I could talk about it, write about it, rave about it all day long. And I love cooking too. I’m not a bad cook, even if I say so myself. One of the aspects of travel that...Read more The post 8 of my favourite dishes from...
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6 things to see in Oklahoma City  Posted on 04/15/2015
Let’s face it: Oklahoma City is not the first place that comes to mind when planning a trip. However, since we live in Dallas and it’s only a three-hour drive, we thought it would be interesting to visit the capital...Read more...
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Stratford (on THIS side of the Atlantic)  Posted on 04/08/2015
The Canadian city of Stratford lies on the River Avon across the ocean from its English sister city, Stratford-upon-Avon. The two-hour drive from Toronto takes you through some really pretty landscape, mainly the Niagara Escarpment. It is...
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Rugby and Malvinas  Posted on 04/02/2015
Today, April 2nd, is the 33rd anniversary of the start of the war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the Malvinas islands, which the British call Falklands, in the South Atlantic. I am not going to dwell on the...Read more The...
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  • renoarg
    renoarg 05 May 2013 15:58:43

    Quién no extraña a la Argentina cuando esta afuera? sus cosas típicas... para esas personas, tenemos en eBay (usuario Renoarg) algunas cosillas que podrán gustaros, visítanos. Gracias!

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