Buenos Aires Update

ManAboutWorld contributing writer Michael Siebert (photo below right) recently toured Argentina with stops in gay Buenos AiresMichael and Mendoza. Here’s the first of three updates from his visit. Everyone likes to call Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America.  Let’s be frank, it is nothing like Paris; in fact, it looks like Madrid.  There is dog shit everywhere and theContinue reading “Buenos Aires Update”

15 Places to Travel in 2015: Buenos Aires…Because the Exchange Rate is Low and the Creativity Has Never Been Higher

It’s interesting times in Buenos Aires. The country’s draconian currency controls have created two conditions that benefit travelers: The unofficial “blue” currency exchange rate makes it more affordable than ever to visit the “Paris of South America.” And the inability to import goods has spurred a rush of creativity in locally-produced handicrafts, clothing and otherContinue reading “15 Places to Travel in 2015: Buenos Aires…Because the Exchange Rate is Low and the Creativity Has Never Been Higher”

Witness to history

I was in Buenos Aires last week for a gay travel conference during with the president of Argentina signed into law Argentina’s same-sex marriage bill. This is the first country in Latin America to provide equal marriage rights to same-sex partners. I will be posting an article about Buenos Aires soon — there were soContinue reading “Witness to history”