I WAS LIVING ALONE IN BUENOS AIRES for a couple months, working online from a tiny studio apartment in the city center. I wanted every single day to be different and new and only possible in Buenos Aires. Rather than tap into ready-made expat communities, I decided to get to know people and explore the city through online dating.
I took my prized collection of perspective trick travel photos and started filling out a profile on an online dating site. Six things I could never do without? Internet, passport, pen/paper, camera, coffee, access to fun. Location? Argentina. City? Buenos Aires. Clicked Save.
A month later, spring had rolled into summer in the southern hemisphere, and I had gone on 25 dates with 12 different people. Here are some highlights: