Archive for Category: "argentina"
Movies like The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Holiday, and Notting Hill had built an image in our minds that whenever we travel to a different country, there’s a possibility that we could meet a very attractive/romantic guy who could sweep us off our feet. A man who will hold our hand while strolling through their country’s finest tourist spots
En route to Argentina, which I had planned to travel in a circle counterclockwise, I picked up a pair of stockings. ‘Why stockings,’ you ask? Were you anticipating a rendezvous in the ‘city of chandeliers,’ Buenos Aires
I exercise so I can eat; it´s as simple as that. So in the land of succulent beef and mouth-watering facturas (i.e. pastries), Buenos Aires can really wreak havoc on a girl´s waistline. Since I possess zero self-motivation to move my body in an athletic manner (the furthest I go is from my apartment to the ice cream shop down the street), it´s crucial for me to find an activity that will force me into motion.
Argentine cuisine can be summarized in one word: beef. Cheap, ubiquitous, and divine beef. The kind of meat that reminds you why you’re not vegetarian (and if you are, it will not be easy for you in Argentina). If you’re craving variety, don’t fret (hint: sarcasm).
In a last-ditch effort to see all of the major tourist attractions in Buenos Aires, my friend and I went to visit the Palacio Paz near Plaza San Martin. While I had seen the building’s French architecture from the outside on several occasions and heard about the ornate décor inside, I was still impressed by the “recorrida,” or tour through the social halls