Pop Hotel – Save Money Without Skimping on Comfort in Buenos Aires

“Boutique” and “budget” are rarely used to describe the same hotel, yet my travel companion and I managed to find one in Buenos Aires. We were a little dubious upon hearing the name, but were pleasantly surprised upon our arrival. The Pop Hotel in the San Telmo district of Buenos Aires is a treat for[…]

The Vacation Extension: A Solution to the Overnight Stopover

The overnight stopover. These very words, especially in recent times, have conjured up something akin to fear for the traveller. The overnight stopover is something that arises when the traveller books flights on a search engine and focusing solely on price while paying no attention to flight times. I have encountered a few people who[…]

Fierro Hotel – For the Traveler Craving Style, Comfort & Intimacy in Buenos Aires

In recent years, the hospitality industry has been growing in an interesting fashion. The style of large, resort type hotels may be slowly becoming passé. The new wave of accommodation has come in the form of boutique hotels. These properties are much more intimate than most traditional hotels and this intimacy can have its benefits.[…]

The Anatomy of the Perfect Tour Guide

I’ve had a good number of guides over the years. Most were pretty good, just a few were bad and some stood out as excellent. I have bad news for all of you: you have all been outclassed. Don’t take it too hard. It turns out that the perfect tour guide has almost 50 years[…]