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Why Touring Buenos Aires By Camera Is The Best Way To See The City
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Why Touring Buenos Aires By Camera Is The Best Way To See The City

With its grandiose architecture, beautiful people and downright gritty street scenes where all these elements come together, Buenos Aires is a city made for photography, and according to the founders of Foto-Ruta, there is no better way to tour Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital, than to do it through the lens […]

Lost And Found In Buenos Aires
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Lost And Found In Buenos Aires

Sometimes we travel for our soul’s journey, to discover something about a place and something about ourselves. Time and again, people believe that those that travel are “running away from something,” and I keep saying, “perhaps we are running towards it.” Round one, Buenos Aires: a surreal, old-world cultural experience. […]

Buenos Aires Was Really Romantic In 1932 (And Kind Of Sexist Too) [Video]
Buenos Aires Was Really Romantic In 1932 (And Kind Of Sexist Too) [Video]

Buenos Aires Was Really Romantic In 1932 (And Kind Of Sexist Too) [Video]

This movie short by MGM from 1932 shows Buenos Aires during its glory years. Well, glorious for the rich men who lived there, a little less so for the natives, the cows and the women who also inhabited “The Argentine” at the time. Check out the great shots of Plaza […]

Ideas For Travel To South America This Fall
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Ideas For Travel To South America This Fall

Is there nothing better than shipping off on a red-eye flight in the depth of a cold winter night and arrive, half-a-day later far on the other side of the Equator (assuming you’re coming from the north) in warm South America? Plants are budding, locals are excited about the onset […]

My 10 Ways To Revamp Argentina’s Top 10 Foods
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My 10 Ways To Revamp Argentina’s Top 10 Foods

Every food needs a little evolutionary jump-start once in a while. As a fan of mash-ups (some of my favorite foods include shepherd’s pie and bubble & squeak — a post-Thanksgiving swirling concoction of leftovers), I think that combining one’s culinary cultural upbringing with that of another can only bring about good […]

Buenos Aires: Living In A City Of Passion (And The Comedown)
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Buenos Aires: Living In A City Of Passion (And The Comedown)

I remember when I first walked the streets of San Telmo — a neighborhood in Buenos Aires — and becoming hyper aware that I was no longer in North America. The people, the architecture, the steak, the all-night partying was all very grandiose. The young ladies talking loudly on their […]

Wandering Around Montserrat
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Wandering Around Montserrat

I have a knack for wandering around cities, losing my way for a few hours, but always finding my way to where I am headed. I think most travelers have this innate characteristic, but somehow I always forget to bring a map with me. It’s not intentional, I am just […]

Take Two And Tango In Buenos Aires
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Take Two And Tango In Buenos Aires

I returned to the Plaza Dorego in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of San Telmo to watch the people dance. Every Sunday Night, one side of the plaza is reserved for a milonga — the Argentine word for a place to tango. It’s a tradition for the class to go. Every […]

2010 In Review: Co-Editor Brit Weaver’s Picks, Tips, & 2011 Travel Predictions
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2010 In Review: Co-Editor Brit Weaver’s Picks, Tips, & 2011 Travel Predictions

Our second installment of “The Expeditioner’s 2010 In Review” series comes from co-editor Brit Weaver. She’s planning a return trip back to South America, and she’s offering up some thought on the year past and predictions for the year to come: Your Travel in 2010? My travel in 2010 consisted […]

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Helado!
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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Helado!

You find them lurking everywhere: on the corners of dimly lit streets, in the goopy hands of people, in your freezer. You can hear the icebox-toting vendors screaming its name, beckoning for your business, “Helado! Heladoooo!” Ice cream. It is a cross-cultural thing. When venturing into Buenos Aires, some fantasize […]

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