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Tango Lover's Guide to Buenos Aires: Insights and Recommendation

HK$190.00

BK/9781440166754

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Begin your tango journey to Buenos Aires! Experience the tango dance halls (milongas), the dinner shows, tango bars, and restaurants that feature tango. Learn where the icons of tango are immortalized. Know where to dance and what is expected of the visitor who traverses the culture of tango. The author, a single woman traveling alone, visited Buenos Aries many times over many years. Recently, she lived there for a year, keeping a journal of her odyssey. She interviewed and taped milongueros to discover secrets of the dance and traditions that shaped their attitudes and behavior. Tango Lover’s Guide to Buenos Aires is the author’s memoir as well as a guide for tango aficionados who want to see, feel, and hear tango at every turn and on every corner. Whether you are on a mission to dance until it hurts, or you simply want to immerse yourself in the music and history of tango 24/7; this book shows you how to:

  • Visit tango hotspots online
  • Hit the ground dancing in 24 hours
  • Know what to expect at the milongas
  • Explore the barrios that give tango life
  • Learn Spanish words and phrases to negotiate the world of tango.

About the Author

Migdalia Romero, a professor at Hunter College in New York, grew up hearing tango as a child. Her many trips to Buenos Aires allowed her to merge her academic interest in language and culture with her passion for tango. Retired, she spends a portion of every year in Buenos Aires.

  • Genre: Travel writing

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