liar's guide to south america

Book Review: The Liar’s Guide to South America, by Mike Delwiche

I’ve done a few book reviews on here before, but only books related to travel, as funny enough these types of books are the ones I most enjoy, being an avid traveller. I love reading books on trains, planes, buses etc. and at airports and bus stations. This time it’s a novel by Michael Delwiche Read more about Book Review: The Liar’s Guide to South America, by Mike Delwiche[…]

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[…]

Jonny Blair criticising sushi in Tokyo Japan

Friday’s Featured Food: Japanese Sushi in Tokyo

Yes it’s Friday and it’s time for Friday’s Featured Food once again. This time I recall my trip to Tokyo last year when I tried sushi in Japan for the first time. First of all I must confess I am NOT a food lover when I travel. I don’t have any must dos when it Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Japanese Sushi in Tokyo[…]

Empanadas in Uruguay

Friday’s Featured Food: Uruguayan Empanadas

I loved Uruguay and it will always rank high with me in my list of countries I’ve been to. I liked it so much I stayed there, studying Spanish and living with a local family (the wonderful Perla ). I stayed in the Parque Rodo district in Montevideo. However it wasn’t the relaxed, flambouyant Uruguayan capital Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Uruguayan Empanadas[…]

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 on a nightbus from La Paz to Potosi in Bolivia

Backpacking in Bolivia: Night Bus To Potosi Via Oruro

Leaving La Paz had already involved a bit of mayhem, but now I was on the correct bus and relaxed as the world’s highest capital city faded out of view, at least until later on that week when I returned to La Paz.   My bus by Trans Copacabana was excellent. And as usual, loads Read more about Backpacking in Bolivia: Night Bus To Potosi Via Oruro[…]

The Day I…Smuggled Drugs Through Argentina!!

I arrived sometime after 6 am at Ezeiza Airport on the edge of Buenos Aires. I was meant to fly from the city’s other airport, Jorge Newberry, used for internal flights (which mine was) but it was conveniently shut. But I had at least got to the correct airport, handed in my flight baggage and Read more about The Day I…Smuggled Drugs Through Argentina!![…]

Backpacking in Argentina: Buenos Noches Buenos Aires

It was time to say Buenos Noches (goodnight) to Buenos Aires exactly this time last year in order for me to fly south down to Ushuaia – the world’s most southern “city” which is located in Argentina at Tierra Del Fuego – “land of fire”. Ironically one of the coldest places you could go! (So Read more about Backpacking in Argentina: Buenos Noches Buenos Aires[…]

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