Browsing all posts in October, 2008.

Tip: Free pizza in Palermo Soho

On Thursday nights, or jueves, Post Bar, on Thames Street in Palermo, offers free individual cheese pizzas. With purchase of at least a liter of cerveza in a cold, frosty …
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Language lessons

Although I had four years of Spanish in high school — and was considered by my teacher the finest student he’d ever had — that was a long time ago. …
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Hostel Review: Palermo House, Palermo Viejo, Buenos Aires, AR

I think I was spoiled a bit by Art Factory. Me and Palermo House just …
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Tip: Watch Your Step

Buenos Aires is unfortunately famous for its dog crap. It’s everywhere, even in nice neighborhoods like Palermo.

So keep your head down and your eyes peeled else you pick up …
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Tip: Save all your centavos for the next bus ride

If you spend any time at all in Buenos Aires, you’ll want to use the extensive bus system. It only takes coins and the driver has no change.

A typical …
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Highly Recommended Hostel: Art Factory in San Telmo, Buenos Aires

[Note: I stayed here two weeks during the very beginning of the tourist season. The feel, and of course, the noise, might be quite different in the height of summer.] …
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