Maradona has Burruchaga to his left and Valdano to his left. He doesn't use them. He won't need any of them. You have to say that's magnificent.

Maradona has Burruchaga to his left and Valdano to his left. He doesn’t use them. He won’t need any of them. You have to say that’s magnificent.

“His taints and honours; waged equal with him” – William Shakespeare. The curtain falls in the city of Buenos Aires. Tears flood the streets and a city mourns in heavenly rest. And you know why it does. DAM. Diego Armando Maradona. Modern day wannabes Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo simply don’t even come close. Diego Read more about Maradona has Burruchaga to his left and Valdano to his left. He doesn’t use them. He won’t need any of them. You have to say that’s magnificent.[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 10 Pub Crawls From My Travels So Far

As I just begin to plan a major pub crawl on a big reunion day with the lads in London during the World Cup, it’s a good moment to recollect the top 10 pub crawls from my travels, some I’ve told before on Don’t Stop Living, some I haven’t yet shared. These have been absolutely Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 10 Pub Crawls From My Travels So Far[…]

Getting from Uruguay to Argentina

World Borders: How to get from Uruguay to Argentina by boat from Colonia del Sacramento

I met a bunch of travellers in South America who had gone from Buenos Aires in Argentina to Uruguay by boat. On my journey however, I did things the opposite way. I left Montevideo on a quest to head straight to Puerto Iguazu, and I totally skipped staying any longer in Buenos Aires (except a Read more about World Borders: How to get from Uruguay to Argentina by boat from Colonia del Sacramento[…]

Jonny Blair of Dont Stop Living partying in Buenos Aires

Thirsty Thursdays: Buenos Aires Pub Crawl, Argentina

Buenos Aires will never be my favourite city on the planet, but I actually really enjoyed my big night out there so today’s Thirsty Thursdays takes us to the party zone of the Argentinian capital city. A pub crawl of the highest standard with a range of nationalities, languages, drinks, food and pubs. Plus I Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Buenos Aires Pub Crawl, Argentina[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Argentinian Steak in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Today’s featured food comes from Argentina. Is the famous Argentinian beef all it cracked up to be? Well when I was in Buenos Aires I just had to try a decent steak meal. Rather than buy one from a shop and cook it, I headed out with a travel buddy to a decent restaurant near Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Argentinian Steak in Buenos Aires, Argentina[…]

Jonny Blair the travelling Northern Irishman does Puerto Iguazu - a lifestyle of travel

Backpacking in Argentina: Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu By Bus

Drizzle and skyscrapers. My arrival for the third time in Buenos Aires was through this boat window. I got a Buquebus from Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay back into Argentina, at the port of Buenos Aires. I had first arrived in the Argentinian capital well over a month earlier. I ended up in BA three Read more about Backpacking in Argentina: Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu By Bus[…]

Buenos Aires: Badly Arrogant*

In essence I’ve been to Buenos Aires three times. But in reality I only stayed there once (for 3 days). I passed through its monstrosity on two other occasions (once I spent a full night in the airport, another time I walked from the harbour to my connecting bus, having sailed in from Colonia in Read more about Buenos Aires: Badly Arrogant*[…]

Adios, Uruguay, Muchas Gracias! *

Leaving somewhere you love is never easy and always has some emotion or sentiment naturally attached to it, at least in my life. As much as I had loved Uruguay and wanted to stay longer – that was never the plan. Life is too short and I needed to see some of the other parts of Read more about Adios, Uruguay, Muchas Gracias! *[…]

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