The Guide Book

Happy Tango: Sallycat’s Guide to Dancing in Buenos Aires has consistently received excellent reviews over the four years since it was first published, and it continues to help tango dancers from all over the world to more confidently and successfully tackle their Buenos Aires tango travels.

The second edition contains the same great no-nonsense advice as the first edition and offers a full factual update of the Buenos Aires tango scene and other essential Buenos Aires practicalities as of late 2012.

Updates are posted at the Updates Blog of this website and more regularly on the book’s Facebook page.

Be ‘in the know’ before you travel with the second edition of Happy Tango — the paperback and Kindle editions are available!

Kindle UK — click here for the link to download a free sample!

Kindle USA — click here for the link to download a free sample!

Or you can do the same at all other Amazon Kindle stores around the world.

What dancers say

“… a very well-written, clear and sensible guide to the experience of dancing tango in Buenos Aires and Sally’s tone is rational and no-nonsense… I would VERY highly recommend this book to anyone who is visiting Buenos Aires for the first time.” Terpsichoral TangoaddictBuenos Aires based dancer and blogger at Tango Addiction

Read more comments from dancers, teachers and Happy Tango readers here.

What the publisher says

Every tango dancer longs to go to Buenos Aires, but negotiating the complexities, traditions and practicalities of the world centre of tango can be daunting. This essential guide lets you in on everything you need to know, including:

  • 11 rules for discovering the best of Buenos Aires tango
  • An A to Z of indispensable advice to help you fit in fast
  • A simple method for choosing where to dance first

Sallycat followed her own tango heart to Buenos Aires in 2007 and stayed to dance on; Happy Tango distils all her adventures on the city’s dance floors into an honest and inspirational book-shaped friend. If you’re dreaming of tango heaven in Argentina, why go it alone? Travel with Sallycat, and take the journey that’s right for you.

Buy your copy of the 2nd Edition (publish date 30 November 2012)  Happy Tango via the links in the side bar of this page. The Book Depository offers free delivery to most countries including Argentina. Amazon UK stocks Happy Tango with a free delivery option. Barnes and Noble sell the book too, as do most online retailers. Kindle e-versions of the book are available via the Amazon links. The new sells the Kindle version. The paper version of the book is not available in Buenos Aires, please buy before travelling.

What Sallycat says

Thank you for buying Happy Tango.

Join the book’s Facebook page and followthe Updates Blog for updates to the second edition; I will do my best to keep my finger on the pulse and to pass on any news to you.

Spread word of Happy Tango to your friends and encourage them to buy it too.

Enjoy using the book!

Thanks go to Mark for the pic of Happy Tango in Buenos Aires on this page.