Author Archives: Suzan

Buenos Aires, city or province?

This Christmas, I went on a super-mini road trip to visit a friend in La Plata. For those who have never been, La Plata is to Buenos Aires what Buenos Aires is to Argentina. Say whaaa? Pop quiz: Is Buenos … Continue reading

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Christmas, in a bikini?

I’m not Christian, so I don’t celebrate Christmas for religious reasons. Nonetheless, it is a very important holiday to me. Growing up in the United States, this time of year represents a break from work, time to spend with my family reunited, … Continue reading

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Three surprises on my terrace this morning

When apartment hunting this past fall, one of the winning points for the place I now call home is the terrace. It’s quite large and secured by the buildings that surround it. Without any balconies hovering above, my roommate and … Continue reading

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A day of mourning for MotoGP’s rising star

MotoGP’s latest race in Malaysia ended tragically today with the death of Italian rider Marco Simoncelli. Early in the race, he lost control during a turn and was crashed into by friend Valentino Rossi and American competitor Colin Edwards. The … Continue reading

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Judgement day: A national championship in horse jumping

It was tough getting out of bed at 8am while on vacation, but I made it to see the national championship held in Le Siepi. This equestrian center, located close to Villa Papeete, hosts major indoor and outdoor jumping competitions throughout … Continue reading

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