Monthly Archives: August 2014

Luján, Buenos Aires Province – Or, Lots of Travel for Three Pesos

About a month ago, I visited Lujan, which is a small town about 70km from Buenos Aires. It is known mainly for its basilica, as Wikipedia tells us: Luján is best known for its large neo-gothic Basilica, built in honor … Continue reading

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Algaia – Beautiful Vegetarian Food in Colegiales

I am slowly trying more and more vegetarian places here in Buenos Aires, and one I will definitely be going back to is Algaia in Colegiales. Algaia is a restaurant, a place for cooking classes, and a provider of ready … Continue reading

Posted in Buenos Aires, Restaurants, Veggies | 5 Comments

My Inner Martha Stewart

For the newest students of Norwegian, I channeled my inner Martha Stewart: I made sugar cookies, decorated them with red, white and blue sprinkles, and put them in tiny individual cardboard boxes. On each box I glued a white card … Continue reading

Posted in Buenos Aires, Comunidad noruega, Noruega en Argentina | 3 Comments

Precios cuidados

Precios cuidados is a government program where certain products are supposed to be made available at a cheaper price and not go up as quickly as inflation. Oh the irony – the government, which has caused the 40% inflation the … Continue reading

Posted in Buenos Aires, Politics | 4 Comments