Category : South America

First Impressions of the Iguazu Falls

I recently spent 3 nights up in Puerto Iguazu visiting the Iguazu Falls, an area home to incredible waterfalls which stretch over the border between Argentina and Brazil. If you’re trying to decide whether you should make a trip to Iguazu then hopefully my first impressions of the area (below) will help you decide! Brazilian side Vs […]

Review of ‘Expanish’ Spanish Language Course in Buenos Aires – Part 2

Please note; If you haven’t read part one of this review you may want to do so first before reading on! In part one of this review I compared my ‘in the classroom’ Spanish language course with Expanish in Buenos Aires to my previous attempts at learning Spanish online. Overwhelming I found the initial 2 […]

A Guide to Travelling from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu

Photo credit; (http://thebalife.blogspot.com.ar) If you come to Argentina (or Brazil) and you don’t visit the Iguazu Falls you’d be missing out in my opinion. Yes it is touristy and yes there will be lots of other people there, but sometimes a place is popular for a reason. After spending 3 days in Iguazu recently I can see […]

Moving on in South America – Next Stop Iguazu!

(Note; I’ve been getting quite a lot of emails and messages recently about my current South American trip and where I’m going. I thought therefore it would be useful to give an update of where I am and what I’m doing right now for those who may be interested.) Tomorrow I come to the end […]

First Impressions of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

If you’ve been reading this blog lately you’ll have noticed I’ve been writing a lot of content about Buenos Aires at the moment. I’m currently into the last of 5 weeks in the city as I attempt to get a better grasp of the Spanish language before moving onto other destinations in Argentina and South America. These […]

A Guide to Local Argentine Cuisine

If you’re new to Argentina and want to get to grips quickly with the local cuisine, then here’s some you can try right away when you get here; Empanadas Photo credit; Evelyn Proimos Empanadas in Argentina are similar to what we would call ‘pasties’ back home in the UK. They are essentially pastry with a filling. […]

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Review; Learning Spanish with ‘Expanish’ in Buenos Aires (Part 1)

On Monday (9th September 2013) I started a 4 week long Spanish course in Buenos Aires with a private language school called Expanish. I’m currently into week 2. Prior to this I had briefly been using an online course 2 or 3 hours a week for a few months which I was fitting around work and my travels through Europe before I came […]

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5 Free Things to do in Buenos Aires

I’ve been in Buenos Aires now (coming up) for 2 weeks, and knowing that I was going to be here for a while to study Spanish at a private language school in the city, I’ve been very conscious from the outset not to spend too much money. For that reason I’ve been trying to indulge […]

How to get from Buenos Aires (Ezeiza) Airport to the City Centre

There are 3 main ways to get to Buenos Aires city centre from Ezeiza Airport (2 which take you direct to your accommodation). I thought it’d be useful to provide some info on them all including the prices, where to go etc, so that if you arrive at Ezeiza Airport in the future you’ll know what to do […]

Arrived in Buenos Aires!

Last night I flew into Buenos Aires (Argentina) for the start of a 5 month journey through South America! As a I mentioned previously, this trip has been on my agenda for some time now and I’m super excited about touching soil in an entirely new continent! I have a week before I start a Spanish language course with Expanish, […]