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Spring Time in Sydney

Spring time in Sydney is glorious. It’s warm, it’s sunny and most of all, it’s lively. Coming from New Zealand where spring time doesn’t all that significantly differentiate to winter except for the perpetual countdown to summer, I can say that I am a convert. Spring in such a happiness filled environment inevitably brings changes […]

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Death Becomes Fashionable in Buenos Aires

The last couple of days, we’ve been living like true Portenos – get up at 12pm, lunch at 1pm, wander around, doing some shopping, afternoon drinks and nibbles 5pm and dinner at 9pm. I have taken to this lifestyle like a duck to water. Palacio del Congreso can only be admired from afar. Palacio del […]

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Buenos Aires Sunrise

6:30 am, view from my apartment.  

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First Night Out

Oh and the third thing you need to know about BA is that ¬†drinks are fucking stiff and me gusta! A vodka and Speed (clearly, it’s an energy drink) set me back for 35 pesos (around $AUD 9) but there was about 70% vodka and 20% ice and 10% Speed. So after two of those, […]

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(Mildly) Sleepless in Buenos Aires

So, today is the big day. First thing you should know about Buenos Aires is that it’s in developing country. The second thing you should know about Buenos Aires is that traffic keeps to the right. The first trait is pretty self-explanatory once you’ve landed in del aeorpuerto (Ezeiza). The building is no more than […]

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Bucket List

How could I have lived for so long without a bucket list? I was inspired by my work colleague M a while back to start jotting down a check-list of things I must do before I die. Although it may seem to some people that I am timing my own death, I can assure my […]

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