Cafe Tortoni is the oldest cafe in Buenos Aires, originally created to be a meeting point for writers and artists, tango musicians, and politicians. Stained glass decorates the ceiling and dark wood fills the room.
Archives for September 2012
Everyone has their own interests and priorities when they travel so I’m not interested in hearing why I should have given this tour a better chance. My opinions are my own…and I hated it. We had left Etosha National Park early that morning on our self-drive safari through Botswana and Namibia. After setting up camp […]
This post is dedicated to Hallie Jaeger, a close friend and inspiration in Chicago. She never asks an easy question like “How is your trip?” She always wants to know what the city smells like, what the sounds are around me and every last detail of how the food tastes. I am inspired by her […]
You could hear a pin drop. These Catalonians, who seconds earlier were talking in loud voices, cheering each other on and chatting about their days have now fallen completely silent. Their smiles have turned to concentration and the aura of carefree feelings has become complete focus. This group of locals is keeping alive a unique tradition. A human […]
Arriving in Recoleta Cemetery feels like you are arriving in a mini city. You walk down the narrow streets and look down aisle after aisle of the most decorative, exquisite memorials to Argentines I have ever seen!
30 suggestions to easily cut out extra calories, fat, and sodium in your diet. Change your lifestyle to accomodate these 30 strategies and you will be on the right track!
If you have ever seen Charlie Brown and heard the teacher talk, that is a good example of how I felt the first few days in la clase de español. (Yes the bad grammar in the post title is illustrative of my ability) I got the gist of everything but understood nothing. She asked me […]
Our self-drive safari through Botswana was one of the most exciting and memorable trips in 2012. We’ve put together a photo essay on the variety of roads we drove on so you can see it with your own eyes! Roads in Botswana are constantly changing. You’ll be on a decent tarred road and one mile […]
We were driving back from a week of exploring the Garden Route in South Africa and the sky turned a shade of yellow that could only mean one thing! We knew we were in for a strong storm, we only hoped we could make it back before it let loose!
Pinterest is one of the newest social media platforms that allows everyone to share ideas, photos and articles that they enjoy. I have personally lost myself in Pinterest and spent hours in search of a recipe, travel inspiration or DIY ideas. Here are a few travel pins that I designed myself for you to pin to your […]