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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
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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
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Sailing along the Bosphorus  Posted on 03/31/2015
The minarets of the New and the Süleymaniye mosques were waving goodbye from the shore, wishing us a safe voyage. The seagulls, which would become our constant companions throughout the cruise, were starting to swirl around the stern....
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Fort York, Toronto’s birthplace  Posted on 03/24/2015
Did you know that American troops invaded Canada once? Yes – well done, you history buff you! No – don’t feel bad, I didn’t know it either. In 1812, the United States and Great Britain went to war. In April...Read...
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Casa Loma, a medieval castle in… Toronto!  Posted on 03/19/2015
“What do you mean a medieval castle in Toronto?”- You’re entitled to think someone’s pulling your leg. But no, they are not. In fact, there is such a thing in the Annex North neighbourhood: Casa Loma, a medieval...
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Lake Buchanan and a submerged town – Texas  Posted on 03/16/2015
If you don’t want to get funny looks from people, you’ll say /buhk hăn uhn/ when in Texas. Lake Buchanan is located in the Hill Country of Central Texas. Like most lakes in the state, it was artificially created as...Read more
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Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar  Posted on 03/09/2015
“How do I find this place again?” “Take a photo with your phone, that way you can ask for directions back here” My husband was sitting at a café inside the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul with a steaming cup...
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A historic pizzeria experience in Buenos Aires  Posted on 03/04/2015
Melted cheese, baked dough, cardboard boxes, and the vapors from the espresso machine. Any old, traditional pizzeria in Buenos Aires smells like that. El Cuartito is one of those pizzerias, founded in 1934. It is a no-frills, paper...
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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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