If you need a haircut in Buenos Aires and, like us, think beauty comes from within, no problem. You can just pop into any of the many barbershops or salons and take your chances on a cheap haircut. When you look in the mirror and see the result—which will probably be similar to a haircut […]
Five Cool Rooms (now Didi Hotel) is a boutique hotel in Palermo Soho that is so assured of its own coolness that it’s not worried about catching your attention from the street. In fact, it loiters serenely behind an inconspicuous wooden door on Honduras Street, just a couple of blocks from Plaza Serrano, confident that […]
Firstly, and this goes without saying, if you don’t look like an obvious tourist, you are less likely to be targeted. Sometimes you need to take a quick peek at your Lonely Planet in public, but at least try to avoid the Hawaiian shirt, socks and sandals ensemble.
As far as really big cities go, Buenos Aires is not particularly dangerous although if you listen to the many residents of this port city or the excitable tabloid media, you may come to believe it’s something akin to downtown Baghdad. The truth is that petty theft is a problem — violent crime is less […]
A dark and moody atmosphere, delectable Thai food and a cool New York vibe– what else do you need?