October 2017 | Our Blog

Month: October 2017

A place to share our thoughts, updates, and Aventuras

Day of the Dead: Origins and Celebration

October 31, 2017
By LocalAventura
   
Our team had the chance to sit down with Local Guide Victor, to talk about the Day of the Dead. You may have seen skulls or elaborate skull face paint designs around Halloween; did you know these skulls are called “Calaveras?” Many stores in the US these days pair Halloween props with Day of the […]
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10 Rio de Janeiro Tips from Locals

October 24, 2017
By Leticia Calvillo
   
  With spring in full bloom, Brazil is preparing for its high season of travel. With these Rio de Janeiro tips from Cariocas, the city’s locals, you can make the most of your time in the Cidade Maravilhosa. Discover its many diverse neighborhoods and activities to enjoy. 1) Pack Light, Casual Clothing Carioca’s daily style leans […]
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Travel for the History Lover: a Latin American Syllabus

October 17, 2017
By LocalAventura
   
They say travel is the best education, so we’ve compiled a history syllabus from all around Latin America! As a history lover, you’ve read about important events and personalities; now, visit the place where these events took place and learn more about the complexity of history through dialogue with locals.   Historic Train Ride Through Panama Panama’s history […]
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Discover the Best Wineries in Santiago, Chile

October 10, 2017
By Mei Li Johnson
   
Hello wine lovers! I’m Mei Li, an avid travel lover, and a member of the LocalAventura team; I manage our blog, social media, and newsletter. I had the great privilege to explore wineries in Santiago with the expert guidance of our Local Guide Patricia! As someone who enjoys wine but knows next to nothing about the […]
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6 Things To Do in San Miguel de Allende

October 3, 2017
By Maëlys Siméonin
   
Our lovely team member, Maëlys, brought back these wonderful photos and memories from her trip to Mexico and shared the best things to do in San Miguel de Allende! Here are 6 things you just can’t miss:   1. Have a drink or snack at the colorful Casa Carly We made an unexpected stop at […]
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