April 2016 | Our Blog

Month: April 2016

A place to share our thoughts, updates, and Aventuras

Are online reviews reliable for tourism in Latin America?

April 29, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
What’s the first source you turn to when you’re planning a trip? Most people usually start with Google, where they are presented with thousands of online reviews and travel tips. Between Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google Reviews, etc., there’s a seemingly endless supply of information available. So how do you filter through it? In Latin America’s burgeoning […]
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Discover the Best Brews in Buenos Aires

April 27, 2016
By Mariana
   
All over the world, palates are awakening to a revolution. A new generation arises, one that takes the quality into its own hands and defies the mainstream market, all in the quest to craft flavorful, rich and locally produced beer. Brews in Buenos Aires are up and coming, and they ain’t stoppin’. We Porteños (locals) have always […]
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Embrace Earth Day in South America

April 22, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
Earth Day (April 22) is the holiday where the world collectively stops and appreciates mother nature. From the Andes, to the Amazon and the Atacama Desert, Latin America’s natural beauty makes it the perfect place to celebrate.  We’re honoring Earth Day today by listing off some of our favorite ways to go-off-the-beaten path to truly experience the untouched beauty […]
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How to Make your Own Postcards

April 19, 2016
By LocalAventura
   
Nothing says “I got this last minute at the airport” like a generic postcard. Postcards are meant to be thoughtful gestures to friends and family, reminding them that we wish they were here with us on our exciting travels. Yet with the abundance of generic travel photos available on the internet, this gift has lost […]
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5 Netflix Shows to Watch before your South America Travels

April 13, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
You’ve finally booked your flights for your getaway to South America. Yet, that was weeks ago and you still haven’t planned anything. We get it, from booking hotels, transportation, and tours, organizing a trip can be daunting… Watching Netflix on the other hand, not so much. We have good news, though. You can do both at […]
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Social Tourism in Peru with Local Guide Diego

April 7, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
Many would call Diego a pathfinder. Yet, Diego would say he’s merely an ambassador. In everything that this Local Guide does, he does it for his homeland, whether it’s racing in a world sailing competition or guiding travelers to the Sacred Valley. Today as he looks to the future of Peru, Diego hopes to not […]
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