June 2016 | Our Blog

Month: June 2016

A place to share our thoughts, updates, and Aventuras

Travel Bloggers we Love: Jess is a Wanderer

June 30, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
Meet Jess…  “I’ll never make have enough money to do it, so I’ll just do it anyways.” This is the motto that has driven Jessica Ingles to all seven continents– yes, Antarctica too– searching for real authentic experiences, not just bucket-list checks. The full-time teacher, has been traveling since 2004, yet it wasn’t until 2014 […]
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A Nature Lover’s Guide to South America

June 27, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
From the Atacama Desert, the Amazon Rainforest, to the Andes Mountains, Latin America’s diverse geography has made the region a top destination for outdoor adventurers and nature lovers. For travelers seeking a world away from the bustling city or crowded beach, the region has some of the most beautiful off-the-beaten-path getaways. With one of our […]
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Foodie Destinations in South America to Visit

June 20, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
Tasting local delicacies is arguably the best way to understand the varying Latin American cultures. For those who love new culinary experiences, these foodie destinations in South America will be a delight. These are some of the world’s most unique and delectable foods, from street vendors to upscale eateries. Cemented in each country’s history and […]
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Your go-to-guide for Skiing in Chile

June 6, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
You’ve already packed away your mittens, hung up your winter jacket, and put your skis in storage. Skiing all winter was great, but all good things must come to an end and so now you must brace yourself for sweltering summer heat waves. Or do you? It may be summer in North America, but the […]
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South America vs Europe: Why not Both?

June 3, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
  You’ve admired your friends’ photos, spent hours scrolling Pinterest boards, and even invested in some decent luggage. It’s time you make your big trip. Now for the tough part, where to go? Between the rhythms of Latin America and the romance of Europe, it seems nearly impossible to decide. What if we told you that you […]
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Travel Startups You Should Know About

By Stephanie Cohn
   
Thanks to technology, the world is becoming more global, making us closer and more connected than ever before. Now a trip from the USA to South Africa isn’t so far, communicating with a language barrier isn’t so hard, and going off-the-beaten-path isn’t so scary. The possibilities for exploring the world are nearly endless, and it’s all thanks to innovators and travel startups, like us. At […]
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Guide to Shopping in Buenos Aires

June 1, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
So you’ve finally booked that trip to Buenos Aires, and you’ve made sure to leave plenty of room in your suitcase for the city’s famous leather goods and artisan crafts. Yet when you arrive at the many markets you’re overwhelmed and cannot decide on quality, taste, or fair prices. That’s where Local Guide, Sophie comes in. The former fashion […]
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