Buenos Aires

What Does Anti-Semitism Feel Like?

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada
Diane Weber Bederman

April 7 is Holocaust Memorial Day. What better time than now to expose the face of anti-Semitism. It hasn't changed much over the millennia. It is...

Five Must-See Cemeteries

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

2012-10-31-halloweenbanner.jpg Cemeteries as tourist attractions? In some cases, yes, and not for morbid fascination either. You'll find unique links to history, unusual resting places for prominent people and, of course, more than a few entertaining ghost stories. In honour of Halloween, here are the five cemeteries I've visited in the past two years that rank as attractions by themselves.

Getting (Almost) Robbed in the Slums of Buenos Aires

Jonathan Duke | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Travel
Jonathan Duke

I exited the subway system back onto the sunny streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina. I was walking through the street vendors that line the way to the bus station when a spray of liquid hit me from behind. I remembered a warning about the pick pocketing distractions that I might encounter -- I quickly realized I was in the middle of one of them. With that realization I took off zig zagging through the crowds...

Argentina's Darkest Corner: Slum or New Beginning?

Jonathan Duke | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Travel
Jonathan Duke

Villa 31 is not included on the map of Buenos Aires. It does not receive basic municipal services such as sanitation, water, public transportation or street lights. Are the villas of Buenos Aires home to inescapable cycles of poverty, or are they the means by which immigrants and migrants gain a foothold in the city to someday create a better life for themselves and their families?

A Buenos Aires Boutique That's Home Sweet Home

Ramp1885.com | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada Style
Ramp1885.com

Today's discerning shopper looks for a unique shopping experience, a space that offers something more than the crème de la crème of fashion and design. And Buenos Aires-based concept store Pehache delivers just that. It's a multi-designer boutique, gallery and café in one that invites you in to browse every nook and cranny and makes you feel at home.

Playful Style at Tramando Casa Matriz

Ramp1885.com | Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada Style
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