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Opposite Seasons, Skipping Autumn

By Kristance Harlow | September 26, 2013 |
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Living south of the equator means a lot of things, I never paid enough attention to toilets flushing up north to tell you whether the water really does swirl in the opposite direction, but the one thing that is definitely opposite is the change of seasons. As my friends back home start preparing for winter,…

Slow Travel – Taking My Time in Buenos Aires

By Kristance Harlow | September 11, 2013 |
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I love the way of the slow traveler. The life of the expat. The relaxed and confident way of looking at a place that you are not rushing through. Too often when I travel I want to see so much and have too little time to do what I want, so it becomes a research…

Covered Outdoor Eating Area

Asado: The Argentine Cookout

By Kristance Harlow | September 3, 2013 |
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If Argentina has the best of anything, it’s food. Argentines structure their days around food and drink. Breakfast is not a big meal, desayuno consists of coffee or tea and a little bite to eat like some toast with jam. Wait just a couple hours and it’s time for tea, enjoy a couple cookies with another…

Trees and Sky Buenos Aires Argentina

Foto Friday: Space in Downtown Buenos Aires

By Kristance Harlow | August 30, 2013 |
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On Thursday I joined Alejandro when he went to class in the morning. While he was busy learning about advertising, I was enjoying the city on a wonderfully warm and sunny late winter day. Buenos Aires is not a city that has a lot of must see landmarks, but there is still a lot to see…

Argentina: Three Favorite Things

By Kristance Harlow | August 25, 2013 |
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I’ve been away from the good ole US of A for only four days so far, but already I’ve racked up a lot of ridiculous and awesome experiences. Do you ever travel and have something really weird happen to you and then wish you’d taken a picture? Luckily for me, I am obsessed with my…

Salmon Dinner

Foto Friday: Traveling from America to Argentina

By Kristance Harlow | August 23, 2013 |
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I am finally in Argentina! After 30 hours of traveling, I washed the cabin plane off me and after a good night’s sleep Alejandro took me to explore my new neighborhood: Olivos, Buenos Aires. Stay tuned for a post with pictures on that, but today it’s all about how I got here…and how it did…

Moving to Argentina – Official Announcement

By Kristance Harlow | August 14, 2013 |
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It is official, in one week I will be on a one-way flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina. I’ve mentioned it, and my friends and family all know about my upcoming move, so now that the time is nearing I am officially announcing to all you readers that this next leg of my world travels is…

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