Flights: Buenos Aires to Santiago (AEP to SCL LA351)

I was ready for the off by the time I got to Aeroparque airport in Buenos Aires.  When I'm  getting close to travelling, sometimes I'm like "okay, let's get out of here and get on with it" - like I'm anxious to see the new place. Everyone says AEP is only for domestic flights, but … Continue reading Flights: Buenos Aires to Santiago (AEP to SCL LA351)

Restaurants: Quotidiano, Recoleta, Buenos Aires

Am I still writing blog posts about Argentina? I sure am! Last couple to tidy things up and make the trip complete.  Late in my visit, I discovered Quotidiano, an Italian-style restaurant in Recoleta which WASN'T hyper expensive (shock!). Reviews showed that they were best known for light but delicious pasta dishes. The prospect of … Continue reading Restaurants: Quotidiano, Recoleta, Buenos Aires

Culture: Ballet – ‘Sylvia’ at Téatro Colón, Buenos Aires – Video & Pictures

For anyone who wants to see a quick clip of 'Sylvia', have a look at the video below... More pictures underneath! https://youtu.be/_SbZNQ0Jn-w   My one treat when in Argentina (like I could get you to believe that!) was to visit the world-renowned Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires.  The blurb says it has the third-best acoustics of … Continue reading Culture: Ballet – ‘Sylvia’ at Téatro Colón, Buenos Aires – Video & Pictures

Restaurants: La Pecora Nera, Recoleta, Buenos Aires – Loved It!

I struggled to find decent food (that I liked) in Buenos Aires. Until, that is, I stumbled across La Pecora Nera.  It looked like it might be outside of my modest food budget, given that I'll be travelling for more than 5 months. But as it was around Easter time, and I hadn't had a … Continue reading Restaurants: La Pecora Nera, Recoleta, Buenos Aires – Loved It!

Restaurants: Burger 54, Santa Fe, Buenos Aires – don’t waste your pesos

Fancy burger places abound in Ireland, the UK and North America.  Usually, the premium is in the beef, it's nicely prepared, of good quality, the bun is brioche or sourdough and the salad is delicious. The pricing has reached Buenos Aires, but the quality aspect didn't hit Burger 54. The design and website are well … Continue reading Restaurants: Burger 54, Santa Fe, Buenos Aires – don’t waste your pesos