Tag: Argentina

Dance Performance Videos from Sinergia Fest (Buenos Aires)

Went out to support a friend, whose team is starting to raise funds in order to represent Argentina at the World Latin Dance Cup this year. Held in a beautiful dance hall north of Buenos Aires, the night was full of great shows and social dances.  Congratulations to everyone at Sinergia on hosting such an ...

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)

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.      

What are the Top Travel Blogs that You’d Recommend for Someone Planning a Sabbatical to South America?

After living in NYC for the past 11 yrs, I’ve finally decided to head back home to the sunny skies of Los Angeles…but before I go, I’m planning to head out on a 5-6 month sabbatical to South America and this is where I could use some help from the blogging community. I’ve actually been saving ...

Photoshoot with Argentinian Bachata Champions Marcelo and Julieta

I recently had the opportunity to do a photoshoot with the Argentinian bachata champions Marcelo Alcaraz and Julieta Ibañez.  One of the aspects I love about shooting elite level dancers is that they have such an acute awareness of their bodies, and generally have years of experience emoting feelings through facial expressions and subtle gestures.  Qualities ...