Exploring ethnic cultures

Some learn about a foreign culture through its food or its museums, but how about through shaking a leg? In this episode of Tour & Explore, we see how dancing while traveling can teach us and thrill us at the same time.

Our guest, Mickela Mallozzi, has collected ethnic dance steps like some collect postcards. As she says, when dancing in another country, she can communicate with people whether she knows their language or not.

(See also: Plan ahead to go local)

Mallozzi shares her dance insights and brings along some eye-popping dance accessories, including a Puerto Rican bomba skirt and Argentine tango shoes.


Tour & Explore is a 12-episode video series that discovers fresh, surprising, useful ideas for travelers. Hosted by television personality Ereka Vetrini, Tour & Explore takes on topics for both business and pleasure travelers—from learning vacations to traveling fit, truly eating like a local to changing your ways of packing. Culinary travel journalists, tech aficionados, and solo adventurers all share their best insights with Ereka and with us.