As I make my way through Latin America, I’ve stumbled upon the works of many brilliant travel bloggers based in the region (and even met a few), who have provided an interesting gringo perspective of this amazingly diverse and characteristic part of the world. Here are some to share:
The Future is Red is Leigh’s chronicles of living in Salta, Argentina, unraveling different sides of the country. She and her family have moved from the US to Panama and now Argentina. I personally had a great time with them in Salta when we popped in for a visit!
The Carey Adventures showcase the brilliant photography works of Peter, who also writes on Peru, Argentina and Mexico. He has recently set up his own photography business, check his work at Hidden Creek Photography. He has also featured my photos on his blog.
Amateur Traveler Chris Christensen produces a weekly hour-long audio and video podcast where he talks to various travelers and shares his tales on places like Uruguay, Venezuela and Colombia.
The Travel Experta, Marina, blogs about every detail of life in Costa Rica - whipping up local dishes and secret hot spots in Central America. She owns a tour operator in Costa Rica, so she sure as hell knows it inside out!
Collazo Projects is Matador’s editor Julie Collazo’s fruit of labor. She writes about a wide variety of topics (cooking, art, politics) involving Central America and the Caribbean, especially Cuba and Puerto Rico. Her Cuban husband also contributes to the blog with his interesting take.
Manzanillo Blog, a gringos take on living in Manzanillo, Mexico, covers areas from surfing to spa. It has been nominated by the Lonely Planet travel blog awards.
Tours to Nicaragua is an informative blog on the latest happenings and cultural facts of Nicaragua. You can also check out the tours organized by her company.
Luxury Latin America Blog gives the jetsetter tips on leading the high life from Uruguay to Belize. Private charter planes and villa rentals – if you love leading life in style, you hafta check it out!
Visiting Latin America Network is a useful social media to connect with fellow travelers visiting the region and exchange ideas or tips. Join the forum and you’re in for some treat!
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