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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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48 hours in Buenos Aires

May 2, 2018
By Maria Eugenia Salcedo
   
Buenos Aires has become known around the globe for many things: as the birthplace of tango, a place to drink the famous Argentine wine and eat a delicious asado or empanadas. Even though those are all true, the city has so much more to offer. For starters, it’s a place where many of the country’s […]
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Bachelorette Party Trip Ideas in Latin America

April 18, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
So you got engaged and your wedding date is coming fast. This is certainly an exciting time for you, so who better to share it with than your closest friends and family in a bachelorette party trip to Latin America? For us, having some of the people you love most celebrate with you before starting […]
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What to pack for my honeymoon in South America?

April 4, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
You’ve looked at and thought about every detail of your wedding so when the big day comes everything is perfect. Well, planning your honeymoon in South America isn’t any different; you have to schedule tours, hotels, flights, and maybe learn a few basic Spanish phrases. But couples often forget to prepare for one important step […]
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