Chocolate, lakes and cottages: enjoying the Swiss – I mean, Argentinian! – Alps in Bariloche

I'd forgotten how much I love the mountains.I used to go skiing every year since I was 6 and, as a teenager, I spent several summers in ...

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Puerto Madryn, Argentina

(No) Whales & Wales: My Patagonian Safari in the Chubut Province of Argentina

It feels good to stay put for a day, after spending the last 48 hours road tripping through the barren plains and fossilized rock formations ...

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When Camille met Roberto: my unexpected Buenos Aires encounter

Hello from my new abode in Palermo! I am no longer a resident of the America del Sur hostel in San Telmo, but have moved to the ...

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Hanging out with the illustrious dead in Buenos Aires’ Cementerio de la Recoleta

There's a reason Buenos Aires is often called 'the Paris of South America': like the French capital, it boasts wide boulevards, hausmannian architecture, bright buildings and green ...

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Buenos dias in Buenos Aires: my first days in the Argentinian capital

It had been my long-standing dream to make it down to South America, but when I first set foot on the continent last Friday, it was late, it was dark, and ...

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Nay and yay: classical vs modern art in Madrid – episode 2, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

Note: this is part 2 of my Match of the Madrid Museums feature, pitting classical art against modern art in the city's two star museums. ...

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Camille’s Adventures in Wonderlands – days 1-4: Madrid, Spain

I am writing this post from a taberna where I had to seek shelter from the rain, sipping on a freshly pressed zumo de naranjas ...

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Nay and yay: classical vs modern art in Madrid – episode 1, the Museo del Prado

I need to come clean about something: I don't like classical art. To be more specific, most of it leaves me pretty indifferent, and some ...

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Not (that) much baggage: my round-the-world packing list

Hear me breathe a long sigh of relief as I finish zipping up the last pocket of my backpack, thus ending a two-day marathon of packing ...

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