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    How To Find Housing For 3 Months? (& Where & How Much?)

    Thanks guys. Going to be checking out some places, is there anything in particular I should be asking about/looking for when it comes to safety/security for the buildings and specific apartments?
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    How To Find Housing For 3 Months? (& Where & How Much?)

    Just got down to Buenos Aires for a 3 month stay and am staying in a B&B for now but looking for somewhere more permanent... looking for advice. What's the best way to do this? Through airbnb (is it trustworthy as long as there are a few reviews)? A temporary agency or individual rental agent...
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    Spanish Schools Recommendations (Afternoon Classes?)

    Also, do schools tend to be open on Sundays to stop by and sign up? Or if I stop by a morning-classes-only school on Monday afternoon, will I probably be able to arrange something even though the week has started? Or should I really just try to arrange the first week over the internet sight...
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    Xoom Vs Uruguay

    What are the reasons for going to Uruguay over using Xoom?
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    Spanish Schools Recommendations (Afternoon Classes?)

    I know there are lots of posts here regarding Spanish schools. I'm wondering if anyone has recommendations in particular for Spanish schools with afternoon classes? I'm planning on taking classes through a Spanish school after I arrive next week and would prefer to do afternoon classes (or...
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    Choosing A Phone/smartphone & Safety/theft

    Sorry not to respond quicker, thanks so much for the input and advice! So given your reassurance (and the research I've been doing on phone quality) I am toying with the idea of splurging a little and going for a Nexus 4-- do you think that would make much difference versus blending in and...
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    Choosing A Phone/smartphone & Safety/theft

    I'll be arriving in Buenos Aires in a few weeks and will be staying for a few months, trying to figure out what to do re: cell phone. I don't have a GSM phone at home so I'll have to buy an unlocked one either before I leave the US or down there... I gather the cost and options are better just...
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