The number one thing that stops us from traveling is MONEY, following closely behind is commitments (such as jobs), fear of the unknown and the courage to take the plunge and leave your home and comfort zone. But how much money does it actually cost to travel? The answer is…not as much as you think. … More How much does it cost to travel?
I had dreamt for many years about going to Iguazu falls. They are a seventh wonder of the world and one of the biggest waterfalls in the world, even bigger than Niagra falls. The time had finally come! I was sad leaving Buenos Airies that had felt like home for the past 17 days, but … More The wondrous Iguazu falls
Buenos Aires is so massive in size and can be a little overwhelming. What to do? What to see? Here’s my list of top things to do in Buenos Aires. 1. Wander through the San Telmo markets on a Sunday Calle Defensa shuts down and the glorious San Telmo markets stretch for quite some blocks. … More Top things to do in Buenos Aires
We heard about a zoo that’s located just outside of the city of Buenos Aires called Luján Zoo. I did some research on it and was a little distressed with what I found. In this zoo you are allowed to pat, cuddle and even RIDE on the lions. You can hand feed the tigers and … More Mixed feelings on Buenos Aires Zoo
Tango is a very big part of Argentinian culture, especially in Buenos Airies. There are people dancing tango on the streets and countless tango shows all over the city ranging from ones aimed at tourists and ones that the locals go to. We booked a show through our awesome hostel, American del sur. It included … More Time to Tango
I had heard and read so much about Buenos Airies and had wanted to go there for many years. I could barely sleep the night before because I was just so excited. I really hoped it was going to meet my expectations. We arrived from Rosario nice and early from our four house bus ride. … More Finding our feet: Buenos Airies
One thing we didn’t know about Argentina, was how valuable American dollars are here. We heard the word a few times from different people along the ‘Gringo’ trail that if you change (cambio, in Spanish) US dollars in Argentina they will exchange it for you at a higher rate on the streets, you just have … More Tips & Tricks: How to save and basically double your money in Buenos Airies