Buenos Aires: Café in a Benedictine Monastery

I really tried to avoid the phrase "oasis in the middle of the city", one of the cheapest pre-fixed sentences in contemporary writing. I really-really tried; but you'll have to believe me,  in this case it's 100% justified and accurate. The beauty and majesty of La Abadía (or the Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos) haven't received enough attention, … Continue reading Buenos Aires: Café in a Benedictine Monastery

Buenos Aires: Merienda en un Monasterio Benedictino

No saben las veces que empecé a escribir, borré, escribí de nuevo, borré. Todo porque no quería caer en "oasis en medio de la ciudad", cuyo uso indiscriminado la ha convertido en uno de los lugares comunes más baratos de la redacción contemporánea. Pero no hay forma de esquivar la frase aquí. En este caso … Continue reading Buenos Aires: Merienda en un Monasterio Benedictino

Santa Marta: Super instagramable cappuccino mugs

It seems like now every single block in Buenos Aires has a brewery and a specialty coffee shop. At first I felt overwhelmed, then I felt a little skeptical; now I often find myself holding on tight to old known places, running away from all the novelties and the 'never-seen-before' lines. Santa Marta is not … Continue reading Santa Marta: Super instagramable cappuccino mugs