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Summer in Latin America: Unique vacation ideas

May 31, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
Summer is approaching fast and the pressure is on to look for something fun and memorable to do. But don’t worry; we’ve gathered our favorite, most unique vacation spots and tours so that you don’t have to spend hours researching online. Your summer in Latin America will surely be unlike any other.   Get to […]
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What to pack for my honeymoon in South America?

April 4, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
You’ve looked at and thought about every detail of your wedding so when the big day comes everything is perfect. Well, planning your honeymoon in South America isn’t any different; you have to schedule tours, hotels, flights, and maybe learn a few basic Spanish phrases. But couples often forget to prepare for one important step […]
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Travel for Large Groups: What to do in Latin America?

March 20, 2018
By Maria Eugenia Salcedo
   
Sharing amazing experiences with friends and family is one of the most fulfilling things you can do in life. Although it can be hard to plan travel for large groups, it’s completely worth it in the end because you end up creating memories everyone will remember for a long time. Latin America has many great […]
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Best Time for Traveling to Mexico

March 7, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
When going to a new, unknown part of the world, it’s always a good idea to plan ahead as much as possible. Even though unexpected events are bound to happen, there are things you do have some control over, like when to travel. We’ve put together some guidelines to keep in mind if you’ve decided […]
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What to do in Rio de Janeiro on Rainy Days

February 21, 2018
By LocalAventura
   
Sunshine, clear skies and an awesome tan; I bet that’s what you had in mind when you first started planning your trip to Rio de Janeiro. But now you’ve taken a look at the weather forecast, some rainy days are ahead and you can only think: “what now?”. Don’t panic yet! There are many places […]
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The Ultimate Bridal Planner for Newly Engaged Couples

January 23, 2018
By Maria Eugenia Salcedo
   
Any newly engaged couple knows how overwhelming all the wedding planning can be. There are so many details to pay attention to and no right place to begin. Jimena Ortiz first noticed this issue four years ago in Mexico, when many of her friends turned into brides and found themselves a bit lost on the […]
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Why You Shouldn’t Honeymoon in Chile (#5 is a deal breaker!)

January 17, 2018
By Mei Li Johnson
   
A honeymoon should be luxurious! It should be relaxing! And most of all, it should be unforgettable, a special moment to celebrate your new partnership. What better way to do it than explore a new place side by side! While you’re choosing your destination, we have some sage advice for you: don’t pick your honeymoon […]
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5 Things to Know Before Your Trip to Iguazu Falls

December 5, 2017
By Leticia Calvillo
   
Hi! I’m Leticia, a student fellow at LocalAventura. This semester I have been studying abroad in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. As such, I have done several weekend trips to other parts of the country.  Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to visit one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature: the Iguazu Falls. Located […]
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5 Misconceptions about Venezuela Debunked

November 14, 2017
By Leticia Calvillo
   
Don’t let the myths about Latin America lead you to false expectations when traveling to a new country or worse, deter you from traveling and having an experience of a lifetime. For this new blog series, our team has taken on the task of debunking some of the common misconceptions about various countries in Latin […]
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Day of the Dead: Origins and Celebration with Local guide Victor

October 31, 2017
By LocalAventura
   
Our team had the chance to sit down with Victor, a LocalAventura guide, 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 […]
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