Absolute Argentina

(CNN Create) My complete CNN Create Argentina multimedia diary: Buenos Aires querido according to Fabián Martínez Siccardi, the flavours and textures of Mendoza with Pablo Del Rio, cattle herding and rural lifestyle in Córdoba. Those gaucho clips! I watch back these videos, re-contemplate my words and hear my own passion, and my heart sings. If you ever wondered why […]

Guillermo González Beristáin discusses kid goat, dark beer and relocating Pangea

(The World’s 50 Best) Guillermo González Beristáin has been named as this year’s Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award winner in Latin America, reflecting the popular chef-restaurateur’s enduring impact on the region’s gastronomy. Cutting his teeth in the US and Europe in his early 20s, González Beristáin always planned to put Mexican cuisine on the map. Over two […]

Cartagena de Indias: How to spend a weekend on Colombia’s Caribbean coast

(The Independent) An historic 16th-century port city nestled alongside the Caribbean Sea, it’s no secret that Cartagena de Indias (commonly known as Cartagena) is one of Colombia’s prettiest jewels. Come for the old town’s stunning Unesco World Heritage Site’s colonial architecture, stay for the tropical islands and eternal summer weather. While the cobbled streets and […]

Buenos Aires: a city tasting tour with Germán Martitegui

(Fine Dining Lovers) This year, Buenos Aires is basking in the glory as Ibero-American Academy’s gastronomy culture city. And with good reason. While porteños (BA’s residents) almost never tire of socialising with steak, new culinary arrivals have helped set the scene alight: you can easily enjoy Peruvian ceviche, southeast Asian curries, Korean barbecue and contemporary Israeli meze, supported by to-be-expected Italian, Spanish […]

10 things to do in Cartagena de Indias

(The Independent) Magical realism springs to life in Cartagena de Indias, the Caribbean jewel in Colombia’s crown. Akin to an open-air museum, the walled Unesco World Heritage Site hides a wealth of colonial architecture and monuments, but you can also escape to one of the nearby beaches, a boat ride away, for a tropical experience. Lose yourself in […]

Mix Masters

(Oryx, Qatar Airways’ inflight mag) “When it comes to architecture, it’s eclectic and home to a mix of styles, just like Argentina, which is home to a mix of nationalities.” Architect Jorge Zatloukal, partner at Estudio Zatloukal, is defining Buenos Aires’ look. Such design diversity – embracing colourful tenement houses, glorious Belle Époque mansions, the […]

Sea gauchos surf Africa

(Buenos Aires Herald) After embarking on and documenting several surfing expeditions around Latin America, Joaquín and Julián Azulay’s latest film-making project has taken them on a more ambitious adventure: surfing around Africa. Spending several weeks at a time living out of a converted ambulance, the brothers are currently in Senegal, Julián at the wheel, while […]