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Buenos Aires Blossoms, Bottles and Booze

Buenos Aires Blossoms, Bottles and Booze

Buenos Aires has a very European vibe, from the extremely French architecture to the wide, tree-lined streets. On one smaller tree-lined street, there is an elegantly-appointed florist shop called Floreria Atlantico. Large containers of roses, lilies, sunflowers and other blossoms fill the store with gorgeous scents. […]

Amore Amari

Amore Amari

Next week, there is going to be a lot of celebrating. Whether you’re raising a green pint to say SLÁINTE and cheer St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) or raising a glass of wine to say SALUTE for Italian Unification Day (also March 17 – both […]

Paris Recovers: Personal Observations

Paris Recovers: Personal Observations

On November 13, 2015, terrorists attacked Paris in a series of coordinated suicide bombings and mass shootings. At 9:20 p.m., three suicide bombers struck the Stade de France in Paris’ northern suburb of Saint-Denis. This was followed by suicide bombings and mass shootings at cafes, […]

Valentine’s Day Checklist: Flowers, Chocolate, Goatskin

Valentine’s Day Checklist: Flowers, Chocolate, Goatskin

Many people hate Valentine’s Day: Roses seem to triple in price overnight. Dinner reservations are difficult to get and are more expensive due to “special menus” to celebrate the day. The idea that “I don’t need a special day to tell my partner how much […]