Buenos Aires, Argentina

The final destination on our honeymoon was Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina and the city of Evita, architecture, steaks and tango. What’s not to like? Having blown our budget on some other hotels, we were staying in an Airbnb in the Palermo Soho neighbourhood. It was a cosy little place, with a balcony and a swimming pool on the roof terrace, and as seems … Continue reading Buenos Aires, Argentina

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Twenty miles across the river from Buenos Aires is Uruguay. We were told it makes a perfect day trip from Argentina, so we got to the port at silly o’clock in the morning and bought a ferry ticket. We boarded the 8am ferry and set out across Río de la Plata, one of the widest estuaries in the world. After finding the only two egg … Continue reading Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay