favourite five: buenos aires

favourite five: buenos aires

This series is about my favourite five things to do in any given destination. Some are off the beaten track, some are a bit touristy, some will be difficult to replicate and some are not meant to be taken too seriously. They are what made my trip to that particular place an unforgettable experience, in no particular order.

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swinging back in time

swinging back in time

I must have been six years old, maybe seven. It was a late summer afternoon in the garden of my Hungarian grandparents’ house and I was sitting on the swing my grandfather had built for me from a large truck tyre. As I sat there swinging in the afternoon sun I had no idea how this very moment would come back to me some 30 years later.

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happiness in myanmar

happiness in myanmar

Sometimes a simple question, or rather, how a question is worded can make all the difference. A difference that can bring tears to your eyes.

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one night in… frankfurt

There are many reasons to go to Frankfurt. Here’s one you probably haven’t thought of yet.

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by in / 2013 / Art / Design / Panamericana / Travel
the art of having time

the art of having time

Having time is a form of luxury but it can also be an art, something I learned by meeting a remarkable man on a remote beach in Colombia.

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a legend within a legend

a legend within a legend

I have slept in water towers, gunpowder factories, chateaus, and tree houses, but a monastery had been missing on my hotel bucket list so far. There are several former monasteries-cum-hotels, but probably only one can call itself a legend: Bienvenue au Sofitel Legend Santa Clara in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

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cerro brujo gourmet

cerro brujo gourmet

Not many people would name their restaurant ‘Sorcerer Mountain’. But then not many people are quite like the rather exceptional Chef Patricia Miranda-Allen of Cerro Brujo Gourmet, a hideaway epicurean restaurant in Panama’s remote Volcán region in the Province of Chiriqui.

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