Archive for the ‘Safety in Buenos Aires’ Category

Danger in Buenos Aires

If you were to mention in North America that you were going to Argentina, most people would ask “Is it safe?”  Or they will talk about how they heard people are kidnapped, that there is a lot of crime and that it’s a dangerous place to visit.   Is Buenos Aires dangerous?   This is a difficult […]

Renting a car in Buenos Aires? If You Plan on Driving Here, Be Aware of the Following

You don´t have to spend much time in Buenos Aires to notice how chaotic the traffic is, and as is typical in many Latin countries, the drivers can be pretty crazy. What most people don´t know, is that Argentina has the highest accident rate in the WORLD, nearly double that of the United States. If […]

Staying Safe in Buenos Aires

There are many things you can do to avoid dangerous situations when you’re in Buenos Aires.  Below are a few tips to help you stay safe: When taking money out from an ATM, don´t take out too much.  What is too much?   Keep it under $2000 for sure, better to keep it at or under […]

Dancing through the Street of Buenos Aires

A day in Buenos Aires is enough to notice that jaywalking is rampant, and there is a blatant disregard for traffic lights and crosswalks.  People cross the street when cars aren´t coming, not specifically when they are at a crosswalk or when there is a walk sign. There IS actually a law against jaywalking, but […]