Buenos Aires Scams & Swindles: How to Avoid Them

Common Scams in Buenos Aires (words on picture of city)

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.

Tips to Stay Safe in Buenos Aires

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 …

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Italians & La Dolce Vita in Argentina

Italians in Argentina: Language and Cuisine

They say that Argentines are Italians who happen to speak Spanish. With several waves of immigrants arriving from the boot-shaped nation since Argentina won independence from Spain, it seems every …

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