Things about Buenos Aires You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask

By Matthew Bamberg / May 7, 2006

Argentenians are fond of American expressions such as “What’s up,” but, unlike
Americans, they spell it correctly.

Some grocery stores are called “Disco.”

Buildings are tall and slim (and modern).

The attire tends to be more formal.

Some neighborhoods have no color and some do. Don’t miss La Boca!

About the author

Matthew Bamberg

Matthew Bamberg has provided photographs and written articles for various Southern California newspapers and magazines, including The Desert Sun and The Press-Enterprise. More recently, Matt has been teaching at UC Riverside while also authoring several books like the Quick and Easy Secrets book series (Cengage), Killer Photos with Your iPhone (with Kris Krug and Greg Ketchum, Cengage), the 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in San Francisco (Cengage) and Digital Art Photography For Dummies (Wiley).