Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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What's Inside The Guides?

At A Glance

At A Glance will give you a basic understanding and quick overview of the Spanish American countries featured by Travel Hippi.

Visas & Residency

Visas & Residency is factual and concise, with all the information you need regarding the visa and residency processes.

Everyday Life

Everyday Life takes the form of an overview about general topics such as safety, healthcare, ownership and cost of living.


In a nutshell

The most important facts and figures for each country.


Country and provincial maps.


Tourist Visa

Find out if you need a tourist visa and how long you can stay.

Residency Visa

Residency visa options, costs, documents required and processes to follow.


An explanation of a cédula and the requirements to obtain one.


Find out if residency will lead to citizenship.



Personal safety in any country is highly subjective and a hotly debated topic. We discuss various factors to consider.


Healthcare in general, major facilities as well as health insurance options.


Ownership questions which revolve around the limitations and risks in owning a business, real estate and a vehicle.

Cost of living

Cost of living in general.

Budget calculator

Use this practical budget calculator to determine your cost of living in a country, or in one of the popular expat locations in that country.