Posts Tagged ‘Tango’

The Codigos of the Milonga

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Most tango dancers around the world have heard of the “codigos” (unwritten rules of the milongas in Buenos Aires) and know a little bit about the cabeceo, or the head-nod invitation to dance. Also, at many international tango festivals there is discussion about the line of dance, la ronda, and how leaders need to manage […]

Buenos Aires Milongas: Where to Dance

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

If you want to dance tango in Buenos Aires, where do you go? A good question, but this depends on many things:  your age, what style you dance, what day or night of the week you want to go out, if you go with or without a partner, and so on… Dancing social tango in […]

Why Take a Tango Trip to Buenos Aires?

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
LosCons&Orchestra Ernesto Franco

Maybe it’s like having a baby; if you think too much about it, all the pros and cons, you’ll never do it. It’s too scary, too much of a commitment. With tango, too, if your expectations are too high to be realized, well, then maybe a two week vacation in Buenos Aires instead of Provence […]

Best and Worst Things about Buenos Aires

Friday, May 1st, 2009

What are the best things about Buenos Aires, the things that make the city such a popular and much-loved travel destination? How about the worst things? What follows is a personal list — purely subjective and by no means complete. I hope you will tell me about the things you like and don’t like about […]