April 2017 | Our Blog

Month: April 2017

A place to share our thoughts, updates, and Aventuras

Top 5 Things to Try in Mexico City’s Food Markets

April 28, 2017
By Colleen O'Connor
   
Mexico City is a foodie’s paradise—but it’s easy to sometimes feel lost in the sea of dining possibilities. Thanks to Local Guide Rocío, I learned how to eat like a local, experiencing some of the most authentic and unique cuisine Mexico City’s food markets have to offer. Who is Rocío, you ask? Well, an avid […]
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5 Tips to Avoid Food Poisoning Abroad…And What To Do Once You’ve Got It

April 21, 2017
By Colleen O'Connor
   
If you’re like me, trying local foods is one of the best parts of traveling⏤it truly allows you to immerse yourself in the culture and authentically experience the flavors of a new place. I’ve always prided myself on being an adventurous foodie, eating not one, but TWO scorpions in China, guinea pig and alpaca in […]
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Top 6 Mother-Daughter Trips for Every Type of Mom

April 17, 2017
By Colleen O'Connor
   
I love my mom. To me, she is the most incredible, fearless, and powerful woman in the world. Looking back on my childhood, I realize the number of sacrifices she made for my sister and me so that we could grow up as the confident, independent women we are today. My mom deserves the world, […]
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Gluten-Free Guide to Mexico City

April 11, 2017
By Colleen O'Connor
   
If you’re like me and were genetically blessed with a body that rejects gluten—or even if you’re one of those people who has helped make my life easier by choosing to make “GF” a fad—then you’ve probably found that traveling to a new place can be nerve-racking and, at times, frustrating. Before I moved to […]
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Argentine Asado: For the Love of Community, Food, and Entrepreneurship

April 7, 2017
By Colleen O'Connor
   
Local Guide Frank reveals how he followed his passion and made the leap from living in Chicago to bringing people together through his love for good food, good wine, and great company. It’s easy to dream about the day you’ll quit your job, find the love of your life, move somewhere exotic, and make a […]
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9 Travel Safety Tips for Latin America

April 5, 2017
By Colleen O'Connor
   
Latin America is an amazing place to visit. But, if you’ve ever traveled there, you probably know that it often gets a bad reputation from the media. Before going to Cusco, Peru and again before moving to Mexico City, I was warned by many friends and family members about varying safety-related issues ranging from pickpockets […]
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