L A T I N X A B R O A D
Blogs, Articles, Guides
- Latinas Who Travel is a Latinx travel community and movement.
- Preguntas Más Frecuentes Para Cuando Su Hijo Se Va Al Extranjero will help you to answer all of your parents burning questions and biggest worries!
- Te Vas?! / 7 Tips for Latinos Traveling on Programs Abroad, GoAbroad student blog
- Meaningful Travel Tips & Tales: LatinX Perspectives, GoAbroad
Blogs, Vlogs & Articles
- Gaining Independence is a Latinx student alumni vlog post by Diversity Abroad.
- Unpack the term Hispanic is a blog post written by Jumko Ogata for Antiracism Daily.
- Tips for Heritage Seekers Traveling Abroad, Diversity Abroad article
- First Abroad Stories: Shalom Hernandez and Managing a Physical Disability Abroad is a Latinx student’s experience abroad in Barcelona by Diversity Abroad.
Cultural & Social
- Gabs Away - Gabriela is an Ecuadorian who has lived in many different countries and has now made Barcelona her home. She organizes dinners to bring curious people together for insightful discussion through personal experiences all while sharing great food together. You can follow her on Instagram here!
- La Curandera is a great little Mexican cantina in the Barceloneta.
- Sabes Una Cosa is a Mexican restaurant in Gràcia mostly frequented by locals.
- Tierra del Fuego is where to go for the best empanadas argentinas in Barcelona!
- Pizzeria Avenida Corrientes is the only place serving authentic Argentine-style pizza.
- La Brillantina is a Colombian and Argentine fusion restaurant.
- De Cupé is a Peruvian and Cuban restaurant out in Sagrera and worth the hike!
- El Señorio de Perú is a Peruvian restaurant near the Sagrada Familia.
- El Ñaño Restaurant is an Ecuadorian restaurant with a few different locations.
- Restaurante y Pupuseria Pica Pica is a Salvadorian restaurant out in Nou Barris.
- Puerto Plata is a Dominican restaurant in the Born.
- Colmado AfroLatino specializes in Latin American food products with the largest selection in the city. Located here in the Gothic Quarter.
- Delicatessen Argentina is an Argentine butcher shop for your asados! You can find other argentine food products too, such as mate, empanadas, wine, and more.
- Abarrotes Doña Cuca has tortillas, chiles, frijoles, drinks, sweets and more!
- La Tiendita de la Reina has got the best homemade tortillas in the city (and other delicious Mexican products)! They’re located in Gràcia and do deliveries.
Therapy & Care
- Cristina Cárdenas is a psychologist born in Ecuador, raised in Spain and currently living between Barcelona and the UK. She offers therapy in English.
- Therapy in Barcelona mainly serves expat and immigrant communities in Barcelona. They have a team of English-speaking therapists with a wide range of identities, including Latinx, Black, Indian, Arab and more. Their team of therapists vary in specializations, of which include anxiety, depression, living abroad, LGBTQ+, ADHD, physical disabilities, health, identity and more.
- Office for Non-Discrimination run by the city hall offers free services to anyone living in or visiting the city to file a grievance and receive support in English, whether psychosocial, emotional or legal.
Blogs, Podcasts & Magazines
- 6 Ridiculous Questions I Got While Studying Abroad as a Latina, GoAbroad
- This filmmaker is illuminating London’s hidden Latin American community, Vice
- What does BAME mean? Why we need to stop treating Black, Asian and minority ethnicities as one, The Stylist
- The Receipts Podcast is a fun, honest podcast fronted by three girls who are willing to talk about anything and everything. You can expect unadulterated girl talk with no filter.
- A Latina in London is a 7-minute youtube video blog by a Mexican-American woman that you can’t miss!
- Latino Life is the UK’s leading magazine offering all the latest events and news for lovers of Latin, Spanish and Portuguese culture.
- London’s Latin Quarter, the Documentary
Cultural & Social
- Walking the Elephant is a fun map to discover Elephant & Castle, London’s Latin American neighborhood.
- The Bush Theatre is a world-famous home for new plays that discovers, nurtures and produces the best new playwrights from the widest range of backgrounds.
- Queen Mary University of London Iberian and Latin American Society is a mix of students that organize events, dinners, festivals, gigs, and also organizes with the Salsa Society and Latinx Society.
- Queen Mary University of London Latinx Society is a student group that brings together students from Latin American backgrounds or interests to network and learn!
- Queen Mary University of London Salsa Society is a student organization that offers salsa and bachata classes and a competitive performance team, welcoming all levels from beginner to intermediate.
- Diaspora Speaks is a Queen Mary Student Union magazine projecting the voices of students of color and nurturing independent thought and fresh perspectives. Check out their Instagram!
- Save Latin Village is a vital cultural hub to the Latin American community in the UK that fights against the demolition and gentrification of London’s Latin Village neighborhood.
- BAATN, The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network is home to the largest community of Counsellors and Psychotherapists of Black, African, Asian and Caribbean Heritage in the UK and are also open to other People of Colur who are affected by oppression due to the colour of their skin and global white power.