Punta del Este

We decided to take a short trip across the river during our last few weeks in South America, and arguably the quickest flight we've ever been on. A whole thirty minutes in the air to Punta del Este, Uruguay. For the uninitiated, Punta is a famous beach town here in South America, busting at the seams with tourists during the summer months of December to March and (as we learned) virtually empty during the off season. [Read More]

5 Things I Love and Hate About Buenos Aires

Sometimes I miss home, other times I forget all about it

It's been almost three months since we left the US to begin this trip. In that time we've spent time in various parts of South America, but the bulk of our time has been spent in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There's a lot to love about this city, but it has its quirks too; and Argentina is a far more dysfunctional country than the US. So without further ado, here are the five things I love most about Buenos Aires and the five things I hate the most about Buenos Aires. [Read More]