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Ten cities I would visit again

and again… and again… and again. There are some cities that I just can’t get enough of. It could be for any particular reason: the energy, a lively culinary scene, a spectacular setting, a melting-pot of cultures, history, architecture, a laid-back pace or a mix of everything. These are cities that I would never tire […]

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Chilling in Buenos Aires

“Chilling in BA” (a page from my Travel Journal) Have I said this before? Probably but I’ll say it again….I love Buenos Aires! I arrived here from Salta and chose a cosy B&B in the San Telmo neighbourhood. San Telmo is the bohemian quarter of BA, full of antique and design shops, cafés, restaurants and […]

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Velvet moments: travel photo of the week – Tango in Buenos Aires

Every Sunday, the locals come out to dance on the Plaza Dorrego in San Telmo, Buenos Aires. Read the accompanying post: “Sundays in San Telmo“. Search for hotels in Buenos Aires.

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Falling in love with Buenos Aires

“Falling in love with Buenos Aires” A page from my Travel Journal Gosh I love this city! Buenos Aires (BA) is one of those unique, terribly fascinating cities that one stumbles upon, falls in love with and keeps coming back to. BA has a buzz that’s one-of-a-kind: I’m not sure how I would describe it; […]

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Velvet moments: travel photo of the week: Buenos Aires

The Sunday antique market in the San Telmo district in Buenos Aires is one of my favourite attractions in the city. Crowds swarm the neighbourhood looking for antiques or to enjoy the many street performers. One Sunday afternoon, I sat at a terrace opposite this stall selling glass bottles. Loved the sun shining through the […]

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Sundays in San Telmo

I love Buenos Aires (BA). BA is one of those unique, terribly fascinating cities that one stumbles upon, falls in love with and keeps coming back to. One of my favourite things to do in Buenos Aires is join in the festivities during the Sunday Market in the borough of San Telmo. San Telmo (map) […]

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velvet escape’s ‘Stayed There’ feature: Mine Boutique Hotel, Buenos Aires

Mine Boutique Hotel is located in the vibrant neighbourhood of Palermo Soho in Buenos Aires. This design hotel’s ample use of wood, stone and glass, and brightly coloured walls provides for a cheery ambiance. The rooms are adequately sized (though the bathroom was small-ish) and have a cosy feel. There’s a café (which doubles as […]

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