Cheap Latin America Travel Archive


Street Food and Nightlife in Guanajuato, Mexico

Went to do some bar hopping in Mexico while grabbing some taco stand food along the way? This could be a bit dicey on both counts if you’re just winging it, but not on a bar and tacos night tour of Guanajuato. For several years now I’ve run a street food tour


Grab Temporary Opportunities to Help Your Travel Budget

Whether you took an economics class or not in school, you probably understand the basic concepts of arbitrage and the relationship of supply and demand. Few industries are as sensitive to the latter as travel and the most savvy travelers use the former to their advantage regularly. By being flexible enough to


Uzipis Republic, Mole in Oaxaca, and Life-changing Switzerland

Come inside from the heat and check out the August issue of Perceptive Travel. We’ve got stories from Lithuania to Mexico by way of Switzerland and shine a light on some good new books and music releases. Chances are you’ve never heard of the Uzupis Republic. It’s a tiny breakaway state located


What It Costs to Live in Central Mexico

A few years back, when I was living full-time in Guanajuato, I did a post on what it was costing me to live in Central Mexico with my family. Fast-forward to now and I was just back for two weeks. I’m happy to say it’s gotten even cheaper. With the U.S. economy


Mexico City Travel on a Budget

Today’s guest post is from Lydia Carey, an American expat who has spent many years living in Mexico. She’s the author of Mexico City Streets: La Roma. Take it away Lydia! If you haven’t been to Mexico City yet you are behind the times, and not just the New York Times that