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Mexico City street food

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
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12 Cheap Travel Tips for Latin America

I started traveling a lot in Latin America after I had a child and needed to hit the ground running when returning from a trip. With two continents only varying by a few hours for time zones, staying in this hemisphere
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How Much Does It Cost to Live in Colombia?

The country of Colombia is not in my World’s Cheapest Destinations book, but it will be in my upcoming one out later this year on cheaper living abroad. It has a whole lot going for it as a place to live
1493 Colombian Exchange

It All Started in 1493…

Before there was anything on the world maps for what we now know as North America, Central America, and South America, the people on this planet weren’t doing a whole lot of mixing. So this book outlines the start of a

Bargains and Beauty in Bolivia

For those who want to get straight to the superlatives, Bolivia is still the cheapest country to visit in South America—if you’re staying long enough to offset the exorbitant visa fee for some nationalities. Bolivia is my last stop in updating