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The BA Tourist Traps That Are Actually Worth a Visit

Article by Nora Wallenius

In the world of travel, the word sightseeing often conjures negative connotations. Getting a local feel for the city has become the ‘correct’ way to travel. When did sightseeing become something only gawky

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April 7, 2015
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Food and Drink Fusion in Buenos Aires

Article by Nora Wallenius.

We all know that Buenos Aires is a gastronomical paradise.

We also know it’s a delicious beverage paradise, with world-famous wines, exciting cocktails, and artisanal beers available in bars small and large all over the city. Sometimes though, its hard to find that perfect balance

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March 30, 2015
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Outsmarting the Internet: Technology Tips for Expats

Article by Nora Wallenius.

As someone who does not consider herself very “technology savvy,” I tend to shy away from all talk relating to computers, codes, and the workings of the Internet. Basically, if I can check Facebook, I don’t really care

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December 10, 2014
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São Paulo: Food Lover’s Paradise

Article by Nora Wallenius.

To those looking for a relaxing beach vacation in Brazil, São Paulo can seem like the big bad monster you don’t want to go near. The largest city in Brazil and one of the largest cities in the world, São Paulo is the business

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December 3, 2014
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The Undiscovered World of Brazilian Wine

Article by Nora Wallenius.

When asked the first three things that pop into travelers’ minds when thinking of Brazil, most would say something along the lines of “beach, bikinis, and boundless sunshine.” For the largest country in South America

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Tasting Argentine Boutique Vineyard Sparkling Wines
November 6, 2014
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Where To Go Wine Tasting in Buenos Aires

Research on where to taste the best Argentine wine by Nora Wallenius.

Anyone who knows anything about Argentine wine knows that the country’s

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October 29, 2014
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Behind the Waterfalls in Iguazu

Article by Nora Wallenius.

Any visitor to Argentina who has researched their trip for more than five minutes knows that Iguazu Falls is an Argentine “must-see.” Every Argentina guidebook is filled with pictures of the awe inspiring waterfalls, which

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October 4, 2014
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Brew Artisanal Beer in Your Own Backyard at Casa Matienzo

Article by Nora Wallenius.

Welcome to Casa Matienzo. Art gallery, workshop, community center, and brewery? That’s right, welcome to the interactive world of Casa Matienzo. The center lives by the motto, “Tell

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Learn To Cook Like A Local, Take An Argentine Cooking Class with Norma Soued
September 24, 2014
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Learn To Cook Like A Local, Take An Argentine Cooking Class

Article by Nora Wallenius.

We all know Argentina boasts some of the best food in the world. Restaurants, cafés, closed door restaurants, and street food are abundant throughout the city. However, ask any local and they will always say that

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Are You Afraid Of The Dark? A Night At Teatro Ciego 4
September 20, 2014
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Are You Afraid Of The Dark? A Night At Teatro Ciego

Article by Nora Wallenius.  Photos Courtesy of Teatro Ciego. 

I’ve never been afraid of the dark. I never asked to keep the light on while I slept as a child, I never panicked when I couldn’t find the light switch, and I never felt unsure

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