May 2016 | Our Blog

Month: May 2016

A place to share our thoughts, updates, and Aventuras

Mendoza Wine Industry Secrets with Local Guide Peter

May 20, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
Forget floral undertones and fruity notes, for Local Guide, Peter wine is so much more. Born and raised in Mendoza, Argentina, the malbec capital of the world, Peter has spent his whole life surrounding by Argentine wine culture. When he was little, the vineyards were his playground, and as an adult, they are his passion. From selling wine, […]
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The best travel apps to have on your spontaneous trip

May 16, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
There’s something alluring about traveling without a plan; maybe it’s exciting to rid yourself of any and all expectations, or maybe it is the essence of a true adventure coming to fruition. Despite this, the perceived risk that comes with it often holds many travelers back. If you’ve just booked your flight and are now wondering […]
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Your Go-To Guide to Santiago, Chile

May 13, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
Heading to the capital of Chile? Whether you’ll be spending a week in this exciting metropolis or are just stopping through for a day or two, we’ve got you covered. The LocalAventura team has created this go-to guide to Santiago as an infographic to break it down simply for you. Now you can make the most of your time in […]
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Tips and Tricks for Local Travel Experiences

May 9, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
The idea of local travel is to see a culture through the eyes of its people. It’s about stepping off the tourist route, getting away from what is familiar, and taking a trip that’s not about checklists, but a series of authentic encounters and memories. Connections with people who call the place home, meals that […]
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Mother’s Day South American Style

May 6, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
We say the ultimate travel partner is your mom. She raised you from infancy, dealt with your melodramatic tween stage, and tearfully watched as you grabbed that diploma. Together you have conquered your small world; now it’s time to take on the rest together. This Mother’s Day, pick your mom as your next travel partner-in-crime […]
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The Gypsy Nesters Take Latin America

May 4, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
David and Veronica, the couple behind The Gypsy Nesters Blog tell us everything about their experience traveling to nearly 47 countries. Together, they wrote their first book and are working on their second. It will be a tell-all, comedic story of their experience as empty nesters gone rogue. When the pair’s children left home, rather than sit around and miss their […]
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7 Unique Restaurants in Santiago, Chile

May 2, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
Santiago, Chile was just listed as one of the top five foodie destinations for 2016. After spending some time in the city you’ll find out exactly why. However, this foodie hub isn’t so obvious and will take a little searching to find its best gems. From living in the city, the LocalAventura team has compiled our list of our […]
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