Baby, it’s HOT outside!

Baby, it’s HOT outside!

I’m not sure exactly what I expected Christmas to be like being away from home in a hot country but it has been everything that I hoped it would be. The commercial aspects of Christmas over here are much lower key and the Christmas card sending sensation doesn’t exist...
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to San Antonio de Areco

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to San Antonio de Areco

The coach pulled into a dusty service station, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. We’d asked the ticket inspector before boarding how we would know when we had arrived and he’d said it would take about two hours. We’d been on the bus for exactly 1 hour 51...
First Impressions of Buenos Aires

First Impressions of Buenos Aires

Unlike J (check out his blog ‘Second First Impressions of Buenos Aires’) this is my first time in Argentina, so I thought you might be interested in hearing my first impressions of both Buenos Aires and living abroad. Taking in the city! It really is...
The Hardest Part

The Hardest Part

Over the last few days I have been thinking a lot about my cat, Dayna. I miss her so much and when I think about her my heart genuinely aches. The realisation that we would have to leave her behind was by far one of the hardest parts of my personal decision to...
Birthdays, Delays and Budget Airways

Birthdays, Delays and Budget Airways

Having never flown long haul myself and also having booked the cheapest flights we could with budget airline Air Europa, I was slightly apprehensive about what to expect – especially when J had read somewhere that there may not be any in-flight entertainment!...