Do you buy souvenirs?

………………..me ……………….only sometimes, if perhaps some small trinket catches my eye, is especially appealing or is likely to evoke a special memory. It has to be small as I’m unlikely to have much if any luggage space. I did buy a colourful mug in  Buenos Aires as the colours were bright and the mugs did not appear […]

Flying to Iguacu Falls

There are two airports which serve Iguacu (Iguazu Iguassu) Falls one on the Argentina side (IGR) and one on the Brazil side (IGU). When researching my South America trip my itinerary was Buenos Aires – Iguacu – Rio so I found the most cost effective way was to fly from BA to the Argentine airport […]

Tea Connection in Buenos Aires

The staff at the Recoleta branch of Tea Connection smiled and patiently waited whilst we stumbled over the menu each morning with our few words of Spanish making our brunch/breakfast choices. We were recommended Tea Connection   by our accommodation providers  Poetry Building  and we can not thank them enough. A hearty breakfast set us up for […]

Taxis in Buenos Aires

Our experience of using the taxis in Buenos Aires was very positive. Our accommodation provider Poetry Building organised a pick up from EZE international airport and a drop off at Jorge Newbery costing in total $95 which we felt was good value. Pedro collected us in large comfortable car and as we travelled through the green suburbs he told […]