Want To Work In Latin America? Here's How To Make It Happen

I always thought I'd work in Latin America.

I loved the countries and the cultures so much that I figured I was destined to earn my keep south of the border.

So, I went down every Internet rabbit-hole I could find to try to figure out how to live and work in Latin America: teaching English, hostel work, international corporations, hotels, sales, transcription, writer, bartender, house-sitter, etc. I was open to anything...

Guest Post: El Conquistador's Best Countries To Learn Spanish In Latin America (For Single Guys)

If you're considering killing two birds with one stone - studying Spanish and banging chicks - then you'll want to choose the right destination.

Early on in your Spanish-language-learning journey, you need small wins…

My Latin Life's Packing Guide To Latin America

Hey there gang!

I've got some time, so I thought I'd put together a fun little post outlining some of the items I pack to go to Latin America…

Where Do Most Expats in Latin America Live?

Back again, back again. This time, to talk about where expats in Latin America live.

The inspiration for this article came from…

Are There Too Many Gringos in Latin America?

Gringos in Latin America.

This is a subject I’ll never grow tired of writing about…

An Open Invitation For All Latin American Enthusiasts!

Hey folks.

I started a Telegram group for people who are interested in Latin America. And I’d like to invite my fine readers (you) to join!

How Much Does It Really Cost to Live in Latin America?

How you doing, friends.

Today I want to address the cost of living in Latin America. Is it as cheap as everyone says?

What Country Should You Visit On Your First Trip To Latin America?

What’s up, gang?

If there’s a type of email I receive more than any other, it’s this: Vance! It’s my first time in Latin America. Which country should I visit?

How to Reduce Taxes as an Expat in Latam

This guest article was contributed by Andrew Henderson, founder of Nomad Capitalist.

Hard as it may be for some to believe, I didn’t move overseas for the tax benefits.

However, the tax benefits of legally escaping the tax net in increasingly confiscatory countries like the United States can be quite alluring. Living in Latin America can help you substantially reduce - and even eliminate - your personal and business tax obligations.

Do You Want To Make Money Online And Travel Latin America?

This is a review of Content 2 Cash, by Jake Nomada.

Have you ever thought how nice it might be to make money from your laptop while living in Latin America?

Imagine yourself in a penthouse overlooking a city, or relaxing in secluded beach abode, earning in dollars but spending in pesos, soles or reales.

Setting your own hours. Knowing you can party ‘til 6am at a reggaeton club because you can start your day’s work whenever you please; or being able to take a few days off on a whim for a rejuvenating excursion in the Andes.

If you’ve read my blog, perhaps such things have crossed your mind…

Latin American Soul vs. Eastern European Soul

This is a guest post from Maverick Traveler

When it comes to leaving the West and looking for a cheap and easy way of living, the traveler and future expat have chiefly two options: Latin America and Eastern Europe.

How To Get Set Up In A New Latin American City

Hey friends,

Today I’m going to tell you what you should do when you arrive to a new Latin American city.

Whenever I touch down in a destination that’s new to me, or somewhere I haven’t been for awhile, this is exactly what I do…

50 Good Books About Mexico, Central and South America

What originally drove me to live in Latin America wasn't the sex, sun and salsa. Rather, it was a fascination with the politics, culture and society in this part of the world.

My interest started in university with a socioeconomics course. Insufferable Marxist indoctrination aside, it was an engaging class and responsible for igniting my enthusiasm for Latin America. I probably never would have bothered to take the jump to live in LATAM if I hadn't taken the class.

Credit where credit's due.

65 Good Movies About Mexico, Central and South America

There are some truly great movies about South America, Central America and Mexico.

Watching movies is an excellent way to get a feel for the history, culture or atmosphere of a place; I'm always impressed at how a good film...

Should You Live In Latin America?

Hey folks.

Today I’m going to help you decide whether or not you should live in Latin America.

And we’ll be taking a slightly different approach to this question than you may expect…

Vintage Travel Posters Of Latin America

In this post, I curate over 100 vintage travel posters of Latin America — organized by country — with prints dating from the early 1900s to the 1990s.

Ladies and gentlemen, you won’t want to miss this one!

My Latin Life's Essential "Narco" Reading List

Welcome to My Latin Life’s Essential Narco Reading List!

If you’re interested in criminal doings south of the border - particularly as they pertain to the drug trade, you have come to the right place.

The following books cover everything from…

A Few Thoughts About Choosing A Latin American City

Recently, something happened that made me seriously reconsider the way I’ve been looking at cities in Latin America.

Well, not just one thing…we’re not talking some sort of epiphany.

It wasn’t that sexy…

A Review Of The Expat Files Podcast

Today, I’ll be writing a review of The Expat Files Podcast.

If you don’t know what it is, I’ll bring you up to speed.

The Expat Files is a podcast that tells you what it’s like to live, work, play and retire in Latin America…

It touches on absolutely everything about living in Latin America…

The Brave New Future Of My Latin Life

Vance here.

And I’ve got an announcement.

But, before we jump into that, I just wanted to take a few lines to thank ya’ll.

When I started My Latin Life a few years back, I never…