This beautiful town of Otavalo, nestled between the volcanoes Imbabura and Cotacachi, is both picturesque and historically significant. Tiffany Parker finds that it's the place to go to collect those lovely souvenirs that will aid in showing off your travels to friends, family, and unsuspecting door-to-door salesmen.
South America is known for its meat, among other things, and this can make planning a visit a real challenge for a vegetarian. But fear not, as Lauren Quinn gives us expert advice on exactly how you can do it with ease.
Entry fees for Americans going to South American countries range from zero to shockingly high. Expat and visa expert Eileen Smith explains the situation and offers tips on avoiding many of the charges.