Chilling with an ice-cold cerveza at a beach bar... Dancing at CDMX’s hottest salsa club... Screaming your head off at the Copa América...
Drop the textbook formality and chat with the locals in Latin America’s everyday language.
• What’s up?¿Qué tal? • What a hottie!¡Que cuerazo! • Let’s pound these shots.Tráguemonos estos traguitos. • That ref sucks.Es una mierda ese árbitro/a. • I’m craving all-you-can-eat tacos.Me antoja un poco de taquiza libre. • Do you wanna hook up?¿Quieres ligar?
Juan Caballero is a doctoral candidate in Comparative literature. His studies have spanned the Argentine novel, psychoanalysis, sadomasochism, linguistics, film noir, third-world aesthetics, and socialist revisionism. He is a lifelong Californian and avid backpacker whose passions include competitive eating, contemporary art, and noise music.