Venezuela

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!

48 Extraordinary Vintage Photos Of Venezuela

Hello, mis chamos. As most of you know, Venezuela is a country in crisis. What some of you may not know is that it was once the richest country in South America. Today, I figured I’d share some photos from Venezuela’s better days…

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.

What Happened To Venezuela? An Explanation Of The Current Crisis

You may have seen some crazy shit on the Internet recently about Venezuela.

Mass protests, moves by President Maduro to rewrite the constitution and, of course, the perpetual food and medical shortages, crime waves and violence.

So, how did all this happen to a country that was once among the richest in Latin America? 

What Are Venezuelan Girls Like?

If you spend enough time in Latin America, you’re going to meet a lot of Venezuelan girls.

Because the country has basically been a no-go zone for travellers the past 10 years, relatively little has been written about this topic.

Here are my observations.

Merida, Venezuela Women and Dating Guide

A mid-sized university city located in northeastern Venezuela. The best place to visit for a first time tourist to the country. Venezuela often gets a bad wrap for violence and government ineptness, but Merida is an extraordinary example of the country’s potential.

Caracas, Venezuela Women and Dating Guide

The Big C, capital of Venezuela. Caracas has the dubious distinction of being the world’s most dangerous city outside of a designated war zone. Mansions in the east, slums in the west. Some cities can be trifled with. Caracas is not one of these cities.