10 Latino Bloggers to Follow in 2021
Today, I’ll introduce you to some of the most influential Latino bloggers on the web. From passionate fashionistas to intrepid travelers, Latino writing entrepreneurs are all over the place.
If you want to read interesting posts in Spanish but aren’t sure where to start, this post will give you plenty of ideas. Keep reading to discover who they are and what they do—and learn some Spanish while doing so!
The Age of Influencers
We live in a world shaped by “influencers,” people who have mastered the power of social media and reach a huge number of followers. These influencers may have a blog, a video blog, or a social media account on Instagram or Twitter.
Big brands fight between themselves to sponsor the influencers who make a living by writing or speaking about a wide variety of topics.
10 Latino Bloggers Who Will Help You Improve Your Spanish
Here, we’ll focus on Latino bloggers who write a cool blog in Spanish. Simply reading it will help you improve your own language skills. The topics are varied, but the blogs are mostly about fashion and travel, and the common theme is that all blogs are written in Spanish.
Yuya is one of the biggest Latino bloggers in the world. This Mexican woman has 24.5 million followers on her YouTube channel and 16 million on her Instagram account. She’s said to have a bigger security team than the Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador. With her earnings reaching over $100,000 a month, she also makes more money than he does, for sure.
You can read her blog in Spanish and learn about her life, fashion tips, healthy food, and pretty much about anything this amazing blogger can think about.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
2. María Isabel Contreras
María Isabel Contreras is a Dominican mom, journalist, and traveler. On her blog Mochilera por el Mundo (Backpacker around the world), she writes about the local traditions of the places she visits carrying her backpack.
These trips have taken her to countries as diverse as Thailand, Mexico, India, and Colombia. María offers a refreshing view of traveling, not focused on mass tourism, but rather on the local people you can meet on your trips.
YouTube: Mochilera por el Mundo
3. Mila Plaza
Mila Plaza is a Barcelona-based Peruvian digital consultant and brand influencer. She has been named “one of the most influential bloggers in South America” and one of the “Latin Women on Top of the World 2.0” by Vogue Mexico.
She writes in Spanish about lifestyle, beauty, and fashion.
4. Fer Medina
Fer Medina is one of the most popular Latino bloggers currently writing in Spanish about style, fashion, and travel. She has over 400k followers on Instagram and she’s a big fan of another fashion icon: Coco Channel.
Although her blog is called “The Fashion State,” it’s written in Spanish and provides great fashion tips for all seasons.
5. Alan Estrada
One of the most popular travel blogs in Spanish is written by Mexican actor, dancer, and singer Alan Estrada, better known as “the guy from Alan por el Mundo.”
Alan is one of the most popular Latino bloggers, and he details his trips on his YouTube channel with 2.6 million followers, his Instagram account with 1.4 million, and in his widely read blog.
6. Pam Allier
Pam Allier is one more of the Latino bloggers and influencers born in Mexico. Her social media followers go well over the one million mark and the number keeps growing.
Pam blogs about fashion, lifestyle, and gourmet food.
YouTube: Pam Allier
7. Clara González
Don’t you love when Latino bloggers start writing about food? “Aunt Clara” has found great success writing about Dominican cuisine recipes in her bilingual blog, Cocina Dominicana. She also has a growing number of followers on her Instagram and YouTube accounts.
8. Karla Tomaselli
Karla is an adventure seeker from Venezuela, based in Norway and, according to her Instagram account, currently traveling through Poland.
Her travel blog is in Spanish, English, and French. It provides insightful information about some of the most awesome places in the world.
9. Rocío Isabel
This Mexican-Honduran blogger based in New Orleans carved a niche for herself thanks to her spectacular curly hair. Her blog Risas y Rizos (Smiles and Curls) is a great resource, in English and Spanish for hairstyle tips, beauty, fashion, and lifestyle.
YouTube: Risas y Rizos
10. Jeannette Kaplun
When talking about Latino bloggers and Latino culture in the US, Miami-based influencers take center stage. Jeannette Kaplun is one of the most successful of them.
Her blog Hispana Global features posts about beauty, fashion, recipes, travel, and parenting written in English and Spanish by this impressive Puerto Rican-American mom, writer, and TV host.
YouTube: Hispana Global
Follow Them, Get Inspired, and Learn Spanish!
I hope you are inspired to read some of the most inspiring Latino bloggers from this list! Take a look at their blogs, and you may be surprised by their creative tips and high-quality writing. And the best part is that you’ll be reading in Spanish, improving your vocabulary, and learning more about the Latin American culture.
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