tigre by film (travel tuesday)

Happy Wednesday everybody! Since I missed Travel Tuesday yesterday (in favour of a Richmond restaurant review), I’m going to come at you a day late. The following images of Tigre were taken on my Nikon FM film camera. Tomorrow I’ll talk more about Richmond, about my disappointment, my teensy tiny bit of relief, and our

el ateneo grand splendid (travel tuesday)

El Ateneo Grand Splendid, located at Santa Fe 1860 in Buenos Aires, is the most amazing bookstore I’ve ever been to. Originally a theatre, Teatro Grand Splendid, it was converted into a bookstore and cafe. One word sums it up perfectly: breathtaking. On the old stage of the theatre, you find a cafe. A perfect

iguazu fall (travel tuesday) + feedback?

I’m back with Travel Tuesday this week friends! I’ve got so many non-restaurant related posts all bundled up inside me that I’m just about bursting at the seams! So first – thank you – for being patient well I show off my sweet restaurant review skills to Tourism Richmond (hi, guys!) And before I leave

travel tuesday (san telmo)

San Telmo on Sundays is packed full of antiques, tourists and locals. But weekdays. Weekdays are special. Quiet streets. Locals in bars. And sparsely attended afternoon-long happy hours and tango shows in the Plaza Dorrego. Later today, I’m going to do a Foto Ruta in San Telmo. I quite excited, and hope I love it,

Last Minute Antarctica

Ok friends, here is the promised post on how to get a last minute trip to Antarctica. Because getting to Antarctica is expensive. Really expensive. This year (2012) January and early February rates ranged from $6,000 to $9,000 per person for the cheapest room on the boat (often a triple or quad). Late February and