How not to be a giant loner when travelling alone

I have always thought of myself as a sociable person but when I went to Argentina by myself for three months earlier this year, I learnt that making instantaneous friends is not as easy as I thought it would be. Before I left, everyone had assured me that I would meet like-minded travellers and thatContinue reading “How not to be a giant loner when travelling alone”

Peaking in Patagonia

Irish Independent Though not known for her love of the great outdoors, the beauty of Argentina’s Patagonia region had Rowena Crowley climbing mountains, traversing glaciers and, somehow, playing bingo on a bus It was only when we had skidded down the mountain, making full use of all limbs, that we saw the ‘Peligroso’ sign whichContinue reading “Peaking in Patagonia”

First days in Buenos Aires

‘Any laptops, ipads, liquids?’ This all too familiar airport chant did nothing to reassure me as I went through security before boarding my flight to Buenos Aires.  Argentina had been number one on my travel list for years but as I stood there in my ultra nerdy hiking boots, a Northface fleece and a oversized rain jacket,Continue reading “First days in Buenos Aires”

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