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  1. Trendy sandwiches and retail therapy

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Trendy sandwiches and retail therapy

    Nov062009

    I returned to Palermo today. This time to a place called ‘Mark’s Deli and Coffee House’ of the corner of Armenia and El Salvador in Palermo Viejo (Palermo has different neighbourhoods). It’s a pretty cool café but food is

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  2. "10 things B.A." day 1

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 1 Comments

    Nov052009

    Today I began shooting "10 things you need to know about Buenos Aires". It will be coming to a monitor (flatscreen or otherwise) near you soon. With me to give me a hand is my colleague Itziar, more commonly known as 'Itzy'.

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  3. Eats off the beaten track

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    Eats off the beaten track

    Nov052009

    Last night I hooked up with Wil and Mauro. They think I’m stalking them around South America. I’m not. Honest. I just happen to be going to the same places they are. I’m not the only one either.  

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  4. Day 1 in the Argentinean capital

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    Day 1 in the Argentinean capital

    Nov052009

    I arrived in Buenos Aires today. It’s a really popular place with backpackers travelling to South America as along with Rio, Santiago and Lima, it’s a big ‘entry city’. There are many hostels here too, which means lots of cheap

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  5. New Hostelworld.com Travel Feature - Top Pisa Restaurants

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    New Hostelworld.com Travel Feature - Top Pisa Restaurants

    Nov052009

    While I was in Pisa, I checked out a lot of different restaurants and cafes. I've picked out the best places I visited and put them into a new Hostelworld.com feature called 'Cheap Places to Eat in Pisa - Top Pisa Restaurants'.

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  6. Your Favourite London Restaurants

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    Your Favourite London Restaurants

    Nov032009

    Congrats to those who posted the best comments about their favourite London restaurants over on our Facebook page last week. They'll all receive free Hostelworld.com Gold Cards and their comments appear in our latest Travel Feature...

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  7. New travel podcast - 'Cusco - On the Inca Trail'

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    New travel podcast - 'Cusco - On the Inca Trail'

    Nov022009

    Hostelworld.com’s latest travel podcast is now up on the site. This one is called ‘Cusco – On the Inca Trail’ and is an interview with Jose Uscadiaz, a tour guide based in Cusco, about the Inca Trail and alternative routes to Ma

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  8. So long Mendoza

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    So long Mendoza

    Nov012009

    Today was my last day in Mendoza (I’m at the airport now). I didn’t get up to a whole lot as I had to make my way to the airport at around 12.30.

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  9. Football and beer

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    Nov012009

    Last night was my last night in Mendoza. To celebrate, I went to a football game between Godoy Cruz (Mendoza’s home team) and Estudiantes, a club famous for being the home of Juan Sebastian Veron, a player who previously played for both Chelsea a

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  10. Mendoza - the wine capital of Argentina

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    Mendoza - the wine capital of Argentina

    Nov012009

    Mendoza travel podcast – check. Today I met with Fernando Gonzales from Kahuak Tours here in Mendoza to interview him for a podcast about the various wine regions here in Mendoza.

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