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…

Nightlife in Guatemala City: What's It Like?

Hey friends!

The time has come to talk about nightlife in Guatemala City.

What’s it like? Where you should go? What should you expect?

Read on to find out…

Why I Was Wrong About Guatemala City

Ladies and gentlemen, I made a mistake.

I misjudged Guatemala City.

What can I say? I was off-base; out of line; missed the mark. Just...wrong.

Here’s what happened…

What Is Life Like As An Expat In Mexico City?

Hey folks. Today I’m going to talk about expat life in Mexico City.

What to expect, how much you’ll spend, the pros, the cons. All that good stuff.

But first, a disclaimer…

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…

Read This If You Want To Live In Mexico

Have you ever thought about living in Mexico?

Imagining yourself in a beach house or apartment with a view?

Starting a small business down south?

Obtaining a second passport and/or an additional bank account (along with all the benefits those come with?)

If so, read on!

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!

How To Get Residency In Guatemala

So.

It’s rather easy to get residency in Guatemala.

Who knew!

This post is part of an unofficial series…

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…

How Dangerous Is Lima, Peru?

Hey friends.

If you’ve somehow landed on this article, I assume you’re wondering: is Lima, Peru dangerous?

And I’m going to get into all that.

But first…

Your Quick Guide To Mexico City: 2018 Edition

Hello and welcome!

Today, I figured I’d draw up a short guide to Mexico City, my adopted home.

We’re talking places to eat, places to drink, safety, language, weather, transportation…

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…

How Dangerous Is Mexico City?

“I need to walk off this meal.”

“You sure? It’s best to get a taxi at this hour.”

I was speaking with a friend…

How To Live In Latin America Year Round On A Tourist Visa

Hello and welcome!

Today I want to talk about living in Latin America year-round on a tourist visa.

This article should help out digital nomads (current or aspiring) and other location independent workers who…

How To Find Your Perfect Latin American City

I get a lot of emails from guys asking what city or country they should travel to.

And I do my best to give feedback, but in reality this is an extremely difficult question to answer…

Vance Bares His Soul: My Latest Online Interview

Recently, I did an interview with a friend of mine, copywriter Dennis Demori.

And covered A LOT. Online business, women in Latin America, underrated music and movies, drug cartels and my future plans for myself and my blog.

Here's the full text.

Enjoy!

The Easiest Countries To Get Residency In Latin America

If, like me, you truly love life down south, you're eventually going to want to obtain residency in Latin America.

Why, you ask?

Well, because…

How To Rent An Apartment In Latin America (Without Getting Ripped Off!)

Hey everybody.

A quick post today on how to rent an apartment in Latin America.

...Because it's not as easy as you might think.

If, like me…