July 2016 | Our Blog

Month: July 2016

A place to share our thoughts, updates, and Aventuras

What’s your Perfect Machu Picchu Trip?

July 28, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
The mysterious marvel of Peru awaits! It’s time you cross it off your bucket list… But how?  There’s so much more to Machu Picchu than a selfie in front of the ruins. A visit to this World Wander isn’t just a destination, it’s a journey, and there’s many ways to take it. So choose your own adventure, […]
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Top 5 Hidden Gems of Bogotá, Colombia

July 14, 2016
By Maddie Koehler
   
When I first arrived, I was deadset on finding the hidden gems of Bogotá, better yet “emeralds”. After all, Colombia is known for producing the finest emeralds in the world. After investigating online, exploring different neighborhoods and talking to locals in La Candelaria, I finally found the finalists. The following are what I consider to be […]
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15 Easy Spanish Phrases to Know Before you Travel

July 11, 2016
By LocalAventura
   
  Are you planning a trip to Latin America and speak absolutely no Spanish? No hay problema! Although you should be able to make yourself understood in English in most situations, some Spanish phrases will go a long way towards improving your experience while you travel. Spanish teacher Pablo Martelli can help. His Buenos Aires-based language […]
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