Are the soccer games safe in Argentina? What kind of game can you hope to see while in Buenos Aires?
In general, Buenos Aires is a safe place to visit. It’s true that petty robberies and scams can be common in areas of the city, but the rate of violent crimes here is much less than that of most major cities. For example, the murder rate here is about one-tenth that of Washington D.C.* With […]
The balcony of my apartment overlooks one of the busiest streets in Buenos Aires. On any given day, I watch as colectivos noisily navigate the crowded street, as passersby scurry on their way to appointments they are likely running late for, and as dog owners allow their beloved pets to soil the sidewalks. Unfortunately, I’ve […]
There I was speed walking in the rain. I had left my friends in the cold rain because they were walking too damn slow, jumping from roof overhang to roof overhang. Palermo Hollywood at 5:45 in the morning in the ice cold rain. Several boozy drinks swashing around in my gullet concentrating on nothing at […]