La Boca means ‘mouth’ in English. There are several versions of why this area has such name. One of them related to Italians came from the Genoese neighborhood of Bocadasse. Another version is related to the geographical position of this area: if you look at the map you will see that La Boca is located in […]Read More Colors of La Boca, suburban area of Buenos Aires.
Argentina is famous for mate and series that we used to watch when we were kids. In fact, Argentina has very rich political history, and famous for uprisings and fast continuous changing of an economic and political situation. The first fact that I knew about the capital of the country is that an average number […]Read More 3 days in the city of permanent strikes, Buenos Aires
These weekends were exciting for families and friends of wisenheimer working at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL, NASA). There was no need to cajole me to attend since I always wanted to visit this Engineering center where my husband does his postdoctoral research. Before I knew a little about what was happening there because during ordinary days […]Read More Family day at JPL, NASA
We spent 2 wonderful days chasing the one and only aim, to find beautiful places to visit voraciously peering into each village. We left on Friday evening to reach Punta del Este – a very logic name for the Southernmost point of the country and then stay overnight at La Paloma. Punta del Este We […]Read More Country of 1000 beaches and funny seals, Uruguay
Uruguay is a small country with a population only 3.4 mln people and 1.8 mln of them live in the capital and its suburbs. Squeezed between 2 giants, Argentina and Brazil, Uruguay has similarities with both of them and won its independence from them as well as from Portugal and Spain throughout its short history. Montevideo […]Read More Places to visit in Montevideo
Acquaintance with the country. I just came back from my trip to Uruguay where I spent a week traveling and attending the ACM2017 conference with my husband. What I know about Uruguay before my trip was nothing because it’s not a popular destination for tourists from Kazakhstan or Russia. We know a lot about […]Read More Travel tips before you go to Uruguay.