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Kentucky, a traditional pizzeria of Buenos Aires  Posted on 11/18/2015
Kentucky is the unlikely name of a traditional pizzeria of Buenos Aires founded in 1942. An investment fund bought the brand in 2001 and opened a couple dozen franchises. However, I prefer the original location on the corner of Santa Fe...
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Shopping at charity shops in England  Posted on 11/06/2015
Up until recently, I never shopped at a charity shop. The idea of buying somebody else’s discards didn’t appeal to me. It sounds so bourgeois, I know. So I bit the bullet on my latest trip to England. I went into a charity shop...
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The River Plate, the widest river in the world  Posted on 11/02/2015
A few years ago, while reading Angels and Demons by Dan Brown, I was surprised to read that one of the rivers depicted in the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers) is the River Plate. The fountain was created by the...
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London in film  Posted on 10/16/2015
London is a culture powerhouse. Throughout the centuries, it has given the world many artists, writers, actors, models, playwrights, among others. Many a famous novel or poem o film is about or is set in London. The city has been, and...
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Hidden London: Museum of the Order of St John  Posted on 10/12/2015
London is one of my favourite cities to visit. I never stay in the city but I go for the day when we come to England to visit family. I have seen the major sights– mind you, there’s always something new to discover- so I try to...
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London and the countryside on Twitter and Instagram  Posted on 10/10/2015
Hi there! Let me show you some shots I’ve taken so far in London and the countryside. I’ve shared them on my Twitter and Instagram accounts, so if you’d like to see more, by all means head there. Autumn colours are...
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Toronto: off-the-beaten-path historic villages  Posted on 10/05/2015
Toronto is a vibrant, modern metropolis. But sometimes it’s nice to get away from the hustle and bustle and spend time in a quieter place, like these four historic villages. They are incredibly well-preserved, almost too perfect, but...
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Cutty Sark, the ship turned museum  Posted on 09/29/2015
What is Cutty Sark? Cutty Sark is the name of a whisky, or a pub, or a hotel, or a legend. However, the original Cutty Sark was a tea clipper. What is a clipper? A very fast sailing ship. Cutty Sark was a cargo ship from 1869 to 1922....
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Toulouse, the ville rose  Posted on 09/21/2015
Toulouse is known as la ville rose for the pink bricks used to build the oldest buildings. It also has a large student population thanks to its many universities and colleges. I would call Toulouse la ville rose for the young. Toulouse...
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Via Janelli’s medieval homes in Cortona  Posted on 09/14/2015
Cortona dates back to the Etruscans, who left traces of their civilizations. Just like it happened all around Italy, then came the Romans and so on and so forth. A well-known street in Cortona is Via Janelli. It is famous for its medieval...
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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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