Posts tagged Buenos Aires

Argentina

From the Atlantic Ocean to the top of the Andes Mountains, Argentina is a bridge between the Old and New Worlds. Innately European but distinctly Latin American, the country is a melding of cultural influences brought by the Spaniards and western immigrants and a unique geographic backdrop that offers some of earth’s most stunning scenes. Ren [...]

Uruguay – Of Buildings and Beaches

With the weather heating up in Asunción, Paraguay, my family and I decided to cool off for a few days during the off-season in Montevideo and Punta del Este, Uruguay, before the summer crowd arrived on vacation.  Thousands of visitors descend each year on Uruguay during the January-February summer season to escape the summer heat and spend t [...]

Ethnic Cuisine in Buenos Aires, Argen...

We returned yesterday from a five-day trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina.  We had a good time visiting what some call the “Paris of South America.”  We were most impressed by the architecture and generally affordable and excellent quality of life we saw.  Perhaps our perspectives have been influenced by living 11 months in nearby P [...]