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5 Things I wish I knew before experiencing Patagonia

December 7, 2018
By Ashley Winder
   
Patagonia is an incredible place filled with blue icebergs, towering peaks, and golden grasslands. Such grand experiences often come with unexpected circumstances you never thought to encounter. Right now, you might be planning your own trip to Patagonia or perhaps will be in the near future. It’s not often that people are able to make […]
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6 Places You Have To See When You Travel to Costa Rica

November 19, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
Picking a destination to visit on your travels can be difficult, especially with so many diverse options available. However, there are few options better these days than the wonderful Central America paradise of Costa Rica. With more than 4.5 million visitors last year, and a growing ecotourism sector travel in Costa Rica is one of […]
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5 Museums You Can’t Miss While Visiting Mexico City

November 13, 2018
By Ashley Winder
   
  Don’t let the Mexican food, music and culture distract you from the AMAZING museums in Mexico City. The rumor is that MX City has more than 150 museums! Compare this to New York City’s measly 120 (or thereabouts). You could spend months visiting all of these, but don’t worry. We’ve picked the 5 best […]
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New Years in South America: Top 6 places to celebrate

October 30, 2018
By Ashley Winder
   
Heading to South America for the New Year holidays? Are you wondering what to do or where to go? Well, we can tell you, there is a range of options depending on your New Year’s celebratory style. All you have to do is choose. From the beaches of Uruguay to the mountains of Peru, there […]
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48 Hours in Lima

October 19, 2018
By Ashley Winder
   
Known as the “City of Kings”, Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru. As the seat of the Spanish rule for over 300 years, Lima is filled with history and packed with colonial architecture, archeological sites, and museums teeming with ancient artifacts from Peru’s past civilizations. Did we mention ceviche? The city is […]
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4 Questions You Should Ask Before Watching a Lucha Libre Match

October 2, 2018
By Ashley Winder
   
You’ve probably heard of the infamous Mexican Wrestlers. But do you know the history, meaning, rules, and culture behind these men? We are here to answer the 4 big questions you should be asking about Lucha Libre before you see it. We promise this information will only help you enjoy the sport even more than […]
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Minimalist Travel Guide: South America with a Carry On

September 12, 2018
By Melissa Miller
   
I don’t know about you, but for me, there is always a deep internal struggle when I begin packing for a trip. No one wants to be the person that packed the most, but you don’t want to be caught wearing the same outfit in every photo either. Here are some minimalist travel tips to […]
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The Chef Making Mexican Gastronomy Shine Abroad

July 31, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
Our Local Guide Graciela shines in the kitchen, on screen and really anywhere she goes. Her love for Mexican gastronomy, culture, and its people are just some of the reasons why her Mexico City Food Tour is a must for anyone visiting her hometown. Get to know the real Graciela Montaño and how she became […]
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Things to do in Chiapas: San Cristóbal de las Casas

June 26, 2018
By Maria Eugenia Salcedo
   
Ask a Mexican where they recommend you pay a visit to within their country and the answer will most likely be “Chiapas”. It’s one of the southern states that borders Guatemala and is also one of the most diverse – not only in ethnicity but in ecosystems and language as well. Of course, the LocalAventura […]
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Summer in Latin America: Unique vacation ideas

May 31, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
Summer is approaching fast and the pressure is on to look for something fun and memorable to do. But don’t worry; we’ve gathered our favorite, most unique vacation spots and tours so that you don’t have to spend hours researching online. Your summer in Latin America will surely be unlike any other.   Get to […]
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