What do you wish you had known about this particular city/country before moving there?

People don't pick up the dog poop on the sidewalks. So annoying. - Jul 2019

That the Italian food was so good. It is better than at some of the places I have eaten in Italy. - Jun 2015

The extent of the mess that is Argentina's economy and current political situation. It's very fragile and I do fear for the future of this country. You can feel the effect on everyday life (e.g. inflation). I think the people here are probably the least warm/friendly out of all Latin American people that I've met; I still have no Argentinian friends. - Jan 2015

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