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Erik Leacock

I have an extensive background in nutrition and evidence-based science. I am working to make knowledge more accessible to you. I am also an avid traveler and will take you on my journey through Central and South America.

2 Months in Paraíso

2 Months in Paraíso

I've been in Brazil for two months now, and all I can say is WOW!  But seriously, this country is really something!  It is definitely my favorite and the most amazing country I have ever visited.  The nature is stunning, and the people are so friendly.  I'm not going...

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My Current Travels

Watch in real-time where I am on the road and my life experiences in Latin America. I will be sharing my adventures from each city I visit, starting with México and then heading south.


Mexico City, MX

Erik started off his journey in Mexico City and will be backpacking through Central America.

Tepoztlán, MX

Just south of Mexico City, Tepoztlán is known as the reputed birthplace of Quetzalcoatl, the Aztec feathered serpent god.Tepozteco pyramid, on a clifftop above the town.

Yucatán Region

Yucatán, the Mexican state, is known for its Gulf of Mexico beaches and Mayan ruins.

Oaxaca City, Oaxaca

Oaxaca state is a beautiful area to visit and one of the most culturally rich places in Mexico.

Palenque, Chiapas

Palenque is a town in Chiapas, a state in the south of Mexico. It’s known as a gateway to ancient Mayan ruins of the same name to the west.


Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. With over 217 million people, Brazil is the world's 7th most populous country.


Recent Posts

The Yucatán

The Yucatán

Chichén Itzá & Cenotes It took 24 hours of buses to get over here to the Yucatán so that I could meet up with some friends from back home in...

Nutrition advice backed by science.