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15 Virtual Experiences That Will Immerse You In Latinx Culture

From Mexican street tacos to Puerto Rican salsa dancing.

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1. Learn how to make authentic Mexican street tacos with a pro chef.

A meat taco, a side of lime, a pestle filled with salsa, and a basket of fresh tortillas
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Craving the tacos you had on your trip to Mexico but don't know how to give them that authentic flair? No worries — let this pro chef guide you through every delicious step, from the spicy salsa to the fluffy tortillas.

Streaming from: Mexico City, Mexico

Duration: An hour and a half

Price: From $20/person

2. Host a tango concert with a Grammy-nominated singer...in your living room.

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What do you get when you mix a cocktail party, a history class, and a concert together? A tango experience that'll have you dancing all night long alongside Latin Grammy nominee María Volonté.

Streaming from: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Duration: An hour and a half

Price: From $12/person

3. Experience Cuban cocktails in Miami (via your couch).

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Join your host, Grace, in her Miami home as she teaches you how to make some of Cuba's most iconic drinks. You'll learn everything from the Cuba Libre to the Mojito while embracing the tropical culture, whether it's sunny or snowing where you are.

Streaming from: Miami, USA

Duration: One hour

Price: From $25/person

4. Learn all about Mexico's Day of the Dead, just in time for the holiday.

A woman in traditional Mexican Day of the Dead makeup and outfit paints a sugar skull
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Get ready for spooky season by immersing yourself in the historic celebrations of Mexico's Day of the Dead. Host Marisol will explain the history and elements of a Day of the Dead altar, plus show you how to create your very own sugar skulls using things from your kitchen.

Streaming from: Mexico City, Mexico

Duration: An hour and a half

Price: From $17/person

5. Get your chimichurri on with an Argentinian empanada class.

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Get ready to learn how to make traditional empanadas with your own two hands. Discover the secrets to different doughs and fillings, plus the host's own chimichurri recipe, passed down from his grandfather.

Streaming from: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Duration: Two hours

Price: From $10/person

6. Break out the dance moves at a Puerto Rican salsa party.

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Let off some quarantine steam by pushing aside all your furniture and learning the art of "salsa de calle," or street salsa. Bring the cocktail of your choice (for some liquid courage) and let host Angelina show you how to dance the night away.

Streaming from: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Duration: One hour

Price: From $15/person

7. Explore the world of cigar tasting in Little Havana.

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Join Yoel as you learn the etiquette and history behind cigars. Plus, Yoel will teach you all about pairings, like which types of rum and coffee go best with your Cubans.

Streaming from: Miami, USA

Duration: One hour

Price: From $10/person

8. Get down with some Latin dance moves straight from Colombia.

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Whether or not you've got two left feet, this class will teach you a few Latin styles, from Colombian salsa to Merengue. While you catch your breath, your host will give you a tour of his apartment, including a view of Bogotá from the balcony.

Streaming from: Bogotá, Colombia

Duration: One hour

Price: From $14/person

9. Tackle the delicate art of Peruvian ceviche with a pro chef.

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If making the perfect bowl of ceviche has always scared you, this is the class for you. Chef Melissa makes learning the dish's techniques easy, and she'll even walk you through the making of a pisco sour to go along with your creation.

Streaming from: San Isidro, Peru

Duration: An hour and a half

Price: From $27/person

10. Learn about — and drink! — Argentinian wine with a local sommelier.

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Grab a bottle (or two) and let host Diego guide you through the wonderful world of Argentinian wine. You'll learn about the different types (beyond a classic Malbec), how to buy the perfect wine, and what to pair it with.

Streaming from: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Duration: An hour and 15 minutes

Price: From $14/person

11. Add Chilean empanadas to your list of conquered recipes.

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You can never have too many empanada recipes! As Valentina walks you through how to cook her grandma's traditional empanadas, she'll also share stories of living in Chile and some tips for what to do when you visit yourself.

Streaming from: Santiago, Chile

Duration: Two hours

Price: From $25/person

12. Channel your inner artist with a colorful Mexican crafting class.

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Join your host Sofia as she helps you explore the world of Mexican storytelling through the art of collage. This class uses any kind of supplies you have on hand, from recycled paper to watercolors to magazines.

Streaming from: Mexico City, Mexico

Duration: One hour

Price: From $6/person

13. Build some boozy Peruvian beverages.

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Bust out that cocktail shaker and get ready to perfect your new quarantine hobby. You host Tito will guide you through the making of two unique cocktails using Peru's favorite spirit, pisco, and a few other fresh ingredients.

Streaming from: Lima, Peru

Duration: One hour

Price: From $10/person

14. Practice your flirting (and dancing) skills with some Colombian cumbia.

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Cumbia is not only the dance of Colombia, but the dance of flirtation. This class will teach you how to be an expert in both! Your host will walk you through the light and easy moves while you groove to the traditional music.

Streaming from: Cartagena, Colombia

Duration: One hour

Price: From $8/person

15. Finally fulfill your lifelong dream of becoming a mezcal-drinking expert.

A man in a button up pours mezcal into a shot class with multiple, half-empty bottles sit before him
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You'll never mistake tequila for mezcal again, because this class is about to make you a pro. Join Daniel, host and Master Mezcalier, as he guides you through the spirit's history, the best way to drink it, and how to buy it.

Streaming from: Austin, USA

Duration: An hour and 15 minutes

Price: From $12/person

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