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Month: May 2017

A place to share our thoughts, updates, and Aventuras

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting Mexico City

May 31, 2017
By Colleen O'Connor
   
When I first decided to come live and work in Mexico City for 2 and a half months, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I tried doing research, but most of what I found was either the product of foodies giving restaurant recommendations or fear monger-ers talking about how presumably dangerous Mexico City was. […]
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Top 8 Drinks & Cocktails in Latin America

May 26, 2017
By Colleen O'Connor
   
Whether it’s sipping a cerveza in Mexico or enjoying a Pisco Sour in Peru, if you’ve ever visited Latin America, then you’ve probably witnessed the variety of delicious (sometimes bizarre) one-of-a-kind drinks and cocktails that this region is home to.  After a lot of debate and crowd-sourced research, we have compiled the 8 best and […]
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How I Got Lost in a Mexican Jungle and Made it Out Alive

May 24, 2017
By LocalAventura
   
Last year, I headed to Mexico with my best friend thinking that, worst case scenario, we’d end up on the beach somewhere with a Corona in hand⏤how bad could it be? Since he was looking for some peace of mind and I was looking for an adventure that wouldn’t cost me an arm and a […]
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How One Couple Turned Their Honeymoon into the Adventure of a Lifetime

May 19, 2017
By Stephanie Cohn
   
It was 3rd of Mandy and Jeff’s five-day trek in Patagonia, and the rain wouldn’t let up. The newlyweds nervously surveyed the weather, hoping for a sign that it would clear, yet it was unrelenting. They knew the subarctic weather would be unpredictable, but it couldn’t have picked a worse day to downpour. Today, they […]
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8 Reasons You Should Travel to Cuba

May 16, 2017
By LocalAventura
   
There are so many travel destinations in the world, and with friends and family sharing picture after picture of their most recent vacation, it is only getting harder to decide where to take your next big trip. However, there is one location that is making its way to the top of everyone’s travel bucket list […]
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7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting Buenos Aires

May 8, 2017
By LocalAventura
   
Visiting Buenos Aires can be overwhelming. With an urban population of 2.8 million and a map that includes 48 districts, the city’s opportunities are endless. But in order to fully explore and appreciate Argentina’s capital, you’ll need to learn how to navigate some unexpected quirks and cultural differences. Following are some tips to make life […]
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