Nightlife Safety for Women

Nightlife for Women in Buenos Aires It’s no wonder that Buenos Aires vies with Rio de Janiero for the title of ‘Party capital of Latin America.’ In Buenos Aires clubs …

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Safety for Female Travelers

Argentina is a relatively safe country for women to travel alone. Argentina’s men have a reputation for freely expressing their appreciation for women passing by on the street and as …

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Money Exchange & Other Hustles on Florida Street

Money Exchange & Other Hustles in Buenos Aires

On Florida Street, downtown Buenos Aires’ pedestrian mall, near the corner of LaValle, it’s inevitable to come across some shady-looking characters yelling out, ‘cambio, cambio!’ These ‘unofficial’ (read: illegal) money …

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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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