They call buses los colectivos here. The bus system is pretty extensive, with many lines serving the city pretty comprehensively. Each bus route has its own number, colours and bus stop. And disparate routes are part of collectives belonging to several different owners—hence the name. Sounds confusing, but porteños have found a way to make […]
Yup, we went to see the resting place of Evita. She’s located in the Recoleta Cemetary, which is a huge plot of mausoleums where rich people’s bodies chill out in really sculpted marble. Soy Cat Lady, so I went a little crazy over the cute stray kitties.
We heart this nabe. Wanna live here—working on it.
I love cheap Singaporean hawker food which is unprecious and satisfying. On the other end of the foodie spectrum, those molecular gastronomic joints back in NYC always seemed too pretentious for me. Sure, I read reviews and sampled critically good food occasionally. But the restaurants I tried tended to have a home-cooking slant to them. […]
According to our guidebooks, Sunday is San Telmo street & antiques fair day. We’re undoubtedly tourists here, so we follow Time Out Buenos Aires. (Aside: I have never looked in Time Out New York, ever) I did say San Telmo was grim in a previous post. Let me amend that by saying it has dodgy […]