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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Street Smarts for Female Travelers

Every urban jungle has its predators and Buenos Aires is no different to the world’s other great metropolises. Random crimes do happen, but bad guys can also sense fear and …

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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 St.

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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Common Buenos Aires Swindles & How to Avoid Them

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.