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Articles by Sam Pothecary

The Paris of South America, Buenos Aires certainly is not. Those in the city who have fallen foul of that common travel-guide-lie may have a French itch that needs scratching, and Atelier De Céline is the place to do it.…

Argentina has so often acted amiably as a welcoming refuge for its foreign guests. Arms open wide and with a big toothy grin, Argentina’s historically liberal approach to migration and visitation – even Nazis and Italian fascists were permitted entrance …

After four long days, the conclusion of the INDEC Diet has finally arrived.

This is the last day that I will be spending just 10 pesos on food, which is lucky, as I was beginning to waver, whilst visions of …

Day 4 has arrived, and I’m starting to waver. I walked past a juicy Shawarma takeaway on my way home last night, and I almost let my demons take control, “just one Cordero Shawarma never hurt anyone” I heard them …

Day 3 on the INDEC diet, and I’m starting to notice an impact, but that is probably just from the lack of nourishment, rather than any actually slimming effects. My 10 pesos per day budget is starting to look increasingly …

Just one day into the miraculous INDEC diet, and I’m yet to look or feel any different. I think I went to bed a little undernourished last night, and I was definitely a little unsatisfied, but there is certainly nothing …

With the summer fast approaching, it seems like it’s as good a time as any to undertake a quick crash diet, in an attempt to shift some of that excess blubber before for the tanning season begins. And, as it …

 

Last week Latin America got its first taste of the global Ebola epidemic, when a man from Guinea admitted himself into a Brazilian emergency room with the symptoms of Ebola. And, if that wasn’t enough to get the Argentine …

 

Already hounded by hedge-fund vultures, conservative media, and the political opposition, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner can’t seem to catch a break, after she made the startling revelation last week that the jihadist extremist group, known as Islamic State, …

 

It’s that time of year again; everyone in the country can pretend that they’re ‘into’ boxing, as Argentine banger Marcos Maidana takes on cocky yank Floyd Mayweather Jr, in their eagerly awaited rematch for Mayweather’s WBC and WBA Welterweight …