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5 Museums You Can’t Miss While Visiting Mexico City

November 13, 2018
By Ashley Winder
   
  Don’t let the Mexican food, music and culture distract you from the AMAZING museums in Mexico City. The rumor is that MX City has more than 150 museums! Compare this to New York City’s measly 120 (or thereabouts). You could spend months visiting all of these, but don’t worry. We’ve picked the 5 best […]
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4 Questions You Should Ask Before Watching a Lucha Libre Match

October 2, 2018
By Ashley Winder
   
You’ve probably heard of the infamous Mexican Wrestlers. But do you know the history, meaning, rules, and culture behind these men? We are here to answer the 4 big questions you should be asking about Lucha Libre before you see it. We promise this information will only help you enjoy the sport even more than […]
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The Chef Making Mexican Gastronomy Shine Abroad

July 31, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
Our Local Guide Graciela shines in the kitchen, on screen and really anywhere she goes. Her love for Mexican gastronomy, culture, and its people are just some of the reasons why her Mexico City Food Tour is a must for anyone visiting her hometown. Get to know the real Graciela Montaño and how she became […]
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Things to do in Chiapas: San Cristóbal de las Casas

June 26, 2018
By Maria Eugenia Salcedo
   
Ask a Mexican where they recommend you pay a visit to within their country and the answer will most likely be “Chiapas”. It’s one of the southern states that borders Guatemala and is also one of the most diverse – not only in ethnicity but in ecosystems and language as well. Of course, the LocalAventura […]
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Bachelorette Party Trip Ideas in Latin America

April 18, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
So you got engaged and your wedding date is coming fast. This is certainly an exciting time for you, so who better to share it with than your closest friends and family in a bachelorette party trip to Latin America? For us, having some of the people you love most celebrate with you before starting […]
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Best Carnivals in Latin America

January 31, 2018
By Maria Eugenia Salcedo
   
Once a year, many countries across Latin America participate in carnival, a tradition dating back centuries with a religious Catholic background. Although each festival is unique in its own way, they do have some aspects in common, like the many colors used for costumes, the contagious music and the joyous laughter. We know it can […]
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5 Kid-friendly Tours in Latin American Destinations

November 7, 2017
By Maria Eugenia Salcedo
   
Planning a well-deserved vacation that includes kids can be a little challenging sometimes, especially if what you had in mind was an exciting adventure like the ones only Latin American destinations can offer. But what if we told you there are many tour options to choose from that check all of the boxes on your […]
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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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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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5 Best Places In Oaxaca City for Insta Lovers

September 5, 2017
By Maëlys Siméonin
   
Oaxaca City has so many amazing places to discover! Breathtaking landscapes, friendly people, and delicious food make it an even better location to take awesome pictures.   1.  Hierve el Agua & The Petrified Waterfall, un clásico This famous site is only 2 minutes from the parking lot, but I recommend hiking around beforehand to […]
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