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Travel magazines for the Spanish-language reader?
December 18, 2012 1:51 PM   Subscribe

Are there any magazines from Mexico or South/Central American countries specializing in travel to the region, in Spanish, directed towards the Spanish speaking reader, that are available via subscription in the US? If so, which would you recommend?

I'm trying too buy a gift for my Spanish-speaking wife who loves travel and loves Mexico and the rest of South/Central America. Her travel interests are less of the resort type and more "off the beaten path" type.
posted by pwb503 to Media & Arts (7 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
 
Have you considered getting the Lonely Planet books in Spanish? I hung out with a pair of girls from Mexico when I was in Costa Rica and they said spanish speaking travellers rely on them as much as everyone else does.
posted by empath at 2:08 PM on December 18, 2012


I'll consider that empath but I was thinking more along the lines of something that would show up in her mailbox once a month with pretty pictures to brighten her day and that she could read in Spanish (for fun as she is a native English speaker...)
posted by pwb503 at 2:14 PM on December 18, 2012


You might see if Mexico Desconocido is available in the US.
posted by ceiba at 6:24 PM on December 18, 2012


It sounds like Mexicanisimo might be just the thing. Lots of pretty pictures and articles about Mexican culture. The website is in Spanish, if you go to the "Tienda virtual" tab I think you can subscribe from there.
posted by plasticpalacealice at 6:56 PM on December 18, 2012


Seconding Mexico Desconocido. You can subscribe here, they send it to the US.

Perhaps she'd enjoy Chilango, a magazine and website dedicated to Mexico City (bonus: she'll learn a lot of slang).
posted by clearlydemon at 6:57 PM on December 18, 2012


I followed that link to subscribe to Mexico Desconocido but after filling out the form (and after nearly getting to the point where I had to give them my credit card info over http...) it turns out they don't actually ship to the US. If anyone else has any leads for how to get a subscription for that magazine though, I'd love to know about it. I'll look into Mexicanisimo now but Chilango seems a bit outside my price range. Thanks for all the suggestions thus far though!
posted by pwb503 at 8:49 PM on December 18, 2012


Check your MeMail.
posted by clearlydemon at 4:16 PM on December 19, 2012


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