Puerto Iguazu and Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls was along with Angkor Wat and Taj Mahal one of the sights that we had decided on in advance to make sure that we ended up getting to see them. Iguazu Falls is the second largest waterfall in the world after Victoria Falls in Southern Africa, but due to a more dispersed location of the falls it is possible to get a more immersible experience of the gigantic waterfalls compared to the large curtain of water that is Victoria Falls. As the... Read More

La Boca – Birthplace of the Tango

La Boca is one of the more famous tourist attractions that Buenos Aires has to offer. La Boca is a neighborhood, or barrio of the Argentine capital. The neighbourhood has its traditions deeply rooted in socialist traditions as this area was and still is populated mainly with factory workers. This is although not what has made La Boca famous. It’s tango, football and the colorful buildings that have captured the attention of tourists over the... Read More

Eating out in Buenos Aires

Eating out in Buenos Aires is a chapter for itself. Often referred to as the carnivore capital of the world Buenos Aires is not just a haven for meat lovers, but also a good way to sample food from all corners of Europe spiced up with an Argentinian twist. It’s no secret that most of the dining experiences Buenos Aires has to offer comes from the traditions and recipes that the immigrants brought with them. It is exactly this mix of traditional... Read More

Buenos Aires – 2/3 Europe mixed with 1/3 South America

One of the first things I noticed when we got to Buenos Aires was that it felt just like any big city in Europe. The influence of the settlers that started colonizing this land from the 15th century an onwards is felt in all aspects of the Porteno lifestyle. A Porteno is a native Buenos Aires citizen meaning something like “From the port”. The buildings reminded me of Madrid and Paris with wide avenues and exquisite architecture, largely... Read More

Bye bye Incas, hello big red steaks!

Im not going to lie to you, Argentinas legendary beef has occupied my dreams for a long time now. The thought of the most tender meat on this side of the Milky Way after months of rice and beans was enough to keep me up at night. It was time to endulge ourself in a meat feast that I’ve not seen the likes of! Welcome to Buenos Aires baby! One of the many steaks we were to enjoy at Desnivel Read More  Read More