Foto Fridays: Recoleta Cemetery (Buenos Aires)

One of the many ornate tombstones found in Buenos Aires’ most famous cemetery.  It immediately becomes obvious why Recoleta is internationally regarded as having one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world.  Definitely a must-see for any traveler in Buenos Aires. 

Performances and Social Dance Videos from Stephanie Lucero Fest (Buenos Aires)

What an awesome night, celebrating the birthday of my profe, and watching some friends perform live! Congratulations to Stephanie on hosting such a successful event!! 🙂 Stephanie Lucero: Mayra Ramirez: Sinergia: Julieta Ibanez: Matin Cardozo and Daniela Rodas: To see more bachata and salsa videos, just click the following link to my Youtube channel: (LINK)

beachgoers relaxing at playa mansa from http://mapes24.com

Foto Fridays: Punta del Este (Uruguay)

The beautiful sands of Playa Mansa at Punta del Este, Uruguay.

Review of Porteño Restaurant: My Favorite Steak in NYC

As their name indicates, Porteño (a term commonly used to describe people from the port-city of Buenos Aires) is focused on providing New Yorkers with a uniquely Argentinian dining experience. As dining in Buenos Aires and consumption of juicy steaks go hand in hand, it shouldn’t have been a surprise to find that this small restaurant, ...

female tango singer performing in san telmo street market from http://mapes24.com

Foto Fridays: San Telmo Street Market (Argentina)

Taking place every Sunday on calle Defensa in San Telmo (Buenos Aires), you will find an open-air market where you can find handcrafted wares, antiques, and on occasion, a beautiful tanguera perfoming live.      

Performance Videos from the 2016 Chile Salsa Bachata Festival (Santiago, Chile)

I recently had the opportunity to attend the 2016 Chile Salsa Bachata Festival in Santiago, and had such an amazing time watching the performers throw down on stage.  Over the past few months, it’s truly been such a pleasure witnessing the artistry of the performers in South America, and seeing how they interpret the music that we ...

healthy food at naturalia

My Favorite Healthy Dining Option in Medellin (Colombia)

In Medellin, it can be a bit difficult to find healthier dining alternatives as you’re generally surrounded by arepas, empanadas, and other deep-fried goodies. So it came as a refreshing surprise when the roommates and I found our way to Naturalia Cafe/Restaurant. Located in the heart of Laureles, a few steps from Calle 70 (Circular ...