The princess who wouldn’t be queen

Few countries have a history as rich as Portugal, even fewer are home to such unique cultural traditions. The super-power of the 15th and 16th centuries – thanks to the wealth brought by its colonies around the world – Portugal erected some of the most magnificent palaces, churches and monasteries of Europe, and on its battlefields the destiny of Europe was once decided. On top of that, the Portuguese have the … Continue reading The princess who wouldn’t be queen

Tango in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is one of my favorite cities in the world – cosmopolitan, charming, with world-class hotels, restaurants and shopping, it is where the South American culture meets its European roots. Buenos Aires also offers the same cultural variety of cities like London, New York or Paris – for a fraction of the cost. The exchange rate (as of November, 2008) was 3 Argentine pesos … Continue reading Tango in Buenos Aires