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6 Places You Have To See When You Travel to Costa Rica

November 19, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
Picking a destination to visit on your travels can be difficult, especially with so many diverse options available. However, there are few options better these days than the wonderful Central America paradise of Costa Rica. With more than 4.5 million visitors last year, and a growing ecotourism sector travel in Costa Rica is one of […]
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Minimalist Travel Guide: South America with a Carry On

September 12, 2018
By Melissa Miller
   
I don’t know about you, but for me, there is always a deep internal struggle when I begin packing for a trip. No one wants to be the person that packed the most, but you don’t want to be caught wearing the same outfit in every photo either. Here are some minimalist travel tips to […]
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5 Travel Hacks to Plan Your Perfect Trip (Even If You Don’t Have the Time)

September 12, 2017
By Journy
   
This guest post was written by our friends at Journy, a personal travel planning service and mobile app rethinking the old-school travel agency.      We’ve all been there — you book your dream trip only to first crack the spine of your guidebook on the plane (fingers crossed the restaurant suggestions aren’t too touristy). […]
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Everything You Need To Know Before Visiting Cuba

July 18, 2017
By LocalAventura
   
We teamed up with ViaHero to answer all your questions about travel in Cuba! We’re excited to bring you their expertise about travel in Cuba; it’s a fascinating destination that’s ripe for exploration now that the travel restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba have been eased. The best way to see Cuba is to do as the locals do, and […]
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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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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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Tips and Tricks for Local Travel Experiences

May 9, 2016
By Stephanie Cohn
   
The idea of local travel is to see a culture through the eyes of its people. It’s about stepping off the tourist route, getting away from what is familiar, and taking a trip that’s not about checklists, but a series of authentic encounters and memories. Connections with people who call the place home, meals that […]
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