Alonso Vera Cantú, aka Pata de Perro, is an internationally acclaimed travel-journalist, photographer and producer that has visited and lived in more than 100 countries.
He received a master in communication and journalism. His promotional strategies and productions have been awarded around the world. Frequent speaker in tourism forums, including TEDx Talks, has hosted various Web, TV and radio shows, and is now the host of La Hora Nacional radio show, broadcasted every Sunday in every station in Mexico.
Columnist in Reforma newspaper since 2001, he has also published over 1,000 articles, innumerable photos as well as episodes of his travel show in the most prestigious media around the world, including National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Robb Report and Travel & Leisure. He is about to publish his first book with Penguin Random House, and is the life experiences curator for MasterCard Priceless Cities México.