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10 reasons to travel to Chile

Although everyone knows about Chile, t still seems like a destination rarely seen by travellers. Long distances, high prices and a lack of knowledge are some of the factors that make this destination one of the great unknowns. Here are our top 10 reasons why we think you should travel to the incredible country of Chil 1. It has “everything” in one country Chile has some of the most extraordinary…

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Were you born to travel? The reason may be in your genes!

Being a wanderluster is not just a matter of fashion, but of genetics. The term wanderlust has become more popular in the last couple of years. It is a concept composed by the words wander and lust and has come to mean the passion for traveling. But beyond being a fashionable expression, there are a large number of people whose ‘thirst’ for seeing and experiencing the world never really seems to…

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The Benefits of Traveling, According to Science

The benefits of traveling are reflected in our physical and emotional health. Traveling makes us happier and can even reduce the risk of having a heart attack. So why not do it? Even when we have a job we love and an active social life, nothing can compare with the experience that a trip can provide. Visiting other places changes our perspective of the world and, through people, culture, clothing,…

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FIVE SIMPLE FLAMENCO GUITAR INTROS FOR BEGINNERS

Here we teach you five simple entradas or intros that are music to the ear if you are just starting out in the world of Spanish or flamenco guitar.  If you already know how to perform techniques such as abanico, arpeggio, picado, ligado, etc., then you can start to do simple things with your flamenco guitar.  In this way, the learning process becomes more enjoyable and we can overcome the…

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THE TOP SIX FLAMENCO DANCES FOR BEGINNERS

Here is a guide to discover which flamenco dances are ideal for starting to learn this exquisite dance.  These six flamenco dances are the most popular dances in beginner-level flamenco classes. Alegría The alegría or alegrías (meaning “joy”) is a flamenco dance full of contrasts.  It is cheerful, festive, and playful.  It also expresses a deep elegance, flirtation, and grace.  This flamenco dance has a marked and lively rhythm that…

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Belly Dance: An activity full of benefits

There is no doubt about the interest that oriental dance or belly dancing is generating as an activity in dance academies, gyms and fitness centers. And yet even though it is receiving great success as something seemingly new, nothing could be further from the truth, as it is one of the oldest dances in the world. Some historical information about belly dancing Currently there is considerable controversy regarding the origins…

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Ten dances that scandalized the world

The way we move our bodies to the beat of music has always had the potential to challenge the conventions of the times. Explore the dances that went beyond the limits of modesty and scandalized society. Before 1556 Dancing for pleasure in Europe and America has had a long history of incomprehension and reprobation, which occasionally led to the prohibition of dancing, because it was considered morally harmful. Classical writings…

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Let’s dance! The Colombian Typical dances

The multiculturalism that is found throughout the territory of Colombia, is also reflected in its different rhythms and typical dances, some happy, some quieter and others from the Mestizo and Mulatto people groups. Colombians are partygoers by nature, regardless of the region or climate they live in. Of course, the dance movements vary according to the type of music since in the north percussion and heat gives rise to strong…

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10 cities that you can only really get to know if you dance

The truth is that there are destinations that you will only really get to know if you know how to move your body, no more trips without learning how to dance salsa, bachata or tango! If I were to live my life again, I would have started traveling and dancing much earlier. If you’re a dancer you’ll already know what I’m talking about and if you do not dance, you…