Sophie Parker

Freelance writer

I am an Irish-born writer based in Buenos Aires, where I have also worked as editor of the 2011 Time Out guide to Buenos Aires and deputy editor of Time Out Buenos Aires magazine.

I have written on various subjects, including travel, fashion, design and reproductive rights.

My articles, reviews and travel writing have been published in The Irish Times, the Buenos Aires Herald and Time Out Buenos Aires; I have also contributed to a number of guidebooks.

Portfolio
The Irish Times
06/29/2016
Answers trickle through for progeny of Argentina's 'disappeared'

LETTER FROM BUENOS AIRES:Many children taken from parents during the dictatorship are at last reuniting with families, writes SOPHIE PARKER FRANCISCO IS a year older than me. I imagine he likes a good night out with his friends, a lie-in at weekends, and a decent football derby.

The Irish Times
06/29/2016
Cardboard collectors of Buenos Aires thinking outside the box

BUENOS AIRES LETTER:Waste-picking and scavenging is no longer the preserve of the poor, writes SOPHIE PARKER AS THE street lights blink into action and shopfronts are shuttered up for the evening, commuters surge through the capital, squeezing past labourers for whom work is just beginning.

The Irish Times
06/29/2016
Tango bravo

GO CITYBREAK:From sultry dancers and crumbling mansions to fine art and skyscrapers, this stunning capital has it all. It's hard to believe you're in South America, writes SOPHIE PARKER STANDING ON the chic Avenida Alvear in Buenos Aires's upmarket Recoleta neighbourhood, you might find it difficult to believe you're in South America.

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