Mention Buenos Aires and people think of different things –  tango, Recoleta and … La Boca. And it’s as colourful and vibrant as the photos suggest. Our first visit was in the middle of the day – when the sun was at its harshest. This couldn’t drown out the colours though. And it was a stunning visit. So much so […]

I don’t know what I was really expecting on my trip to Antarctica but I did think there’d be some ice, wildlife and rough seas. Well, two out of three ain’t bad. Mid-summer it may be but there was plenty of ice. And being mid-summer, most of the critters were out of the water, on land preparing for or tending […]