Buenos Aires Restaurant Review – The Argentine Experience

The highest ranked thing to do in Buenos Aires was surprisingly a dining experience called the Argentine Experience in the lovely Palermo district. With nothing planned for the night, I signed up and off I went. The words “steak” and “unlimited wine” were calling my name.

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How to Visit Antarctica and Get the Most Out of Your Trip

I decided to travel to Antarctica based almost solely on the beautiful pictures of icebergs on a friend’s Facebook page- before realizing it was actually Iceland that was photographed.

So you can imagine how much research I put into figuring out how to visit Antarctica before I finally sailed to the ice continent. On a ship of 176 passengers, it's safe to say I was the least prepared person on board; but for once I actually learned from my mishaps.

If I could do it all over again, the following are the things I would do differently.

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You’re Going to See a Ton of Penguins in Antarctica

I was lying in the pitch black of my Antarctica cruise ship cabin when we felt the ship stop.

Finally, it is time to see the penguins in Antarctica.

Cautiously, I turned on the light and looked at my roommate with wide-eyes. We had finally made it to the final continent; though not my final continent because I seem to be going about this world travel thing in a haphazard way.

The loudspeaker came on instructing us to head to the mudroom and suit up. It was comical to see a group of almost a hundred grown adults crammed into a tiny space attempting to jam every inch of exposed skin into sixty layers of clothing while practically vibrating with excitement.

Visiting Antarctica is a strange idea for me. While I had no idea what to really expect, my expectations were high. After all of the headaches and fuss, after the struggle to get there, I did not want to be disappointed.

I struggled into my parka and thick rubber boots and half waddled down to board the zodiac.

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