Articles by Elaine Tannous

Elaine Tannous

Safety, Crime & Safety

Buenos Aires Tourist Scams and Crime

By | December 17, 2010 | 13 comments

Petty Crime in Buenos Aires and Techniques for Avoiding It. Be Aware, not Scared Yes, it’s true. Like any big city, Buenos Aires has its fair share of thieves (ladrones), punks (pendejos) and silk tongue sweet talkers (chamuyeros) looking for opportunities to take advantage of the unsuspecting traveler, tourist or local alike. Overall, Buenos Aires […]