Bonnie Hamre

  • Freelance writer Bonnie Hamre was born and raised in South America.
  • She speaks Spanish and has studied Portuguese, French, and Italian.
  • She earned a bachelor's degree in Latin American affairs from Arizona State University.


Bonnie Hamre is a former writer for TripSavvy, focusing on destinations in South America for 11 years. She was born and raised there and can converse in Spanish. She has also studied Portuguese, French, and Italian.


Bonnie was educated in Chile and the United States, earning her degree in Latin American Affairs from Arizona State University.

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

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