Tango in Amsterdam and other October news from Tanguera Travels

Girl with balloons, Amsterdam

Hello there, dear subscribers, I hope you’re having a great October! After a break in September due to travelling and after having posted a lot about travelling in recent months, my latest post is about tango. More specifically, a milonga I went to in Amsterdam over the summer and how I dealt with an unexpected problem. You can read it here. In other news, I’ve added a new category to...

News from Tanguera Travels: Thoughts on dancing tango in Buenos Aires

Hello there, dear subscribers, It’s been so long! After four whole months of radio silence, I have just published a post about my experience of (trying to) dance tango in Buenos Aires.Sometimes, I was dancing, sometimes it was more like this …   I’ve included some tips, including a book I found really helpful. I hope this post will be useful in case you are planning a trip to that...

About Tanguera Travels

Hi, I’m Marie, the writer and tanguera behind Tanguera Travels! I’m a part time solo traveller who loves tango and my mission is to dance in as many places as possible. I started this blog to document my adventures and hopefully encourage others to do the same. You can read more about that and my own personal journey in my very first post right here. Since starting this blog, I’ve...

NaNoWriMo 2017: update after week one

NaNoWriMo 2017 week 1

One week ago, I wrote here that I was going to do NaNoWriMo this month and post weekly updates. And here we are at the end of week one and so I suppose it’s time for an update. I started with plenty of time (for the first five days), a blank screen and ideas for ten short stories scribbled in my notebook. A couple of those ideas were quite developed...

Why I’m doing NaNoWriMo this year

In less than an hour it begins. NaNoWriMo, which stands for National Novel Writing Month, but which has actually become an international movement over the years. It stands for a commitment which writers make to write 50,000 words during November. It is kind of like an international writing party which exists on and offline. The fact that others, all over the world, have undertaken the same commitment is intended to...

Writing

One of the main reasons I started this blog was to get me writing regularly. The prospect of writing a novel or even finishing a short story was so daunting that for a long time, I wrote on and off without ever actually finishing anything. Having ideas wasn’t a problem but seeing a project through to the end was. I think this was because I wasn’t writing regularly. While I...

What to do in Buenos Aires when you’re not dancing tango

Hello there, dear subscribers, This month’s post is much shorter than usual, but I’ve included many photos as I realised when I was there just how picturesque Buenos Aires can be! As you read here, there is plenty to do and see even if tango is not your thing. The city has more bookshops per capita than anywhere else in the world and one of them has been rated among...