Finally, a Galapagos Trip You Can Afford

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Glamorous cruise ships plying the waters of the Galápagos…they come with glamorous prices, too. But Vickie Lillo has found a way for “ordinary” folk to visit the islands on a pauper’s budget.

Peru’s Hidden Adventure Tourism Gems

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Beyond the well-trodden Inca trails to Machu Picchu, Kayla Washko recommends five little-known adventure tourism destinations throughout Peru.

Ten Off the Beaten Path Things to Do in Chile

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With almost 3000 miles of coastline, desert terrain in the north, lakes, volcanoes, and vineyards in the center, an ultra-modern capital of Santiago, and windswept crags along its southern shores, Chile is the perfect getaway for the most discerning adventurer. Sometimes, however, the greatest thrills of exploration, according to Vickie Lillo, fellow traveler and married to a Chilean National, are completely off the grid.

15 Must Try Street Foods in Latin America

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There are dozens of delicious street foods in Latin America that will ramp your stomach not cramp your stomach. Here is a sumptuous selection.

Ski, Surf, Sip, Raft and Ride: Six Places to Explore the Diversity of Chile

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Chile’s reputation as an adventure travel destination is booming; Laurel Miller offers up some ideas for a year-round adrenalin-rush (as well as how to take it down a notch when the day is done).

Portal Fernandez Concha: Living in Chile’s National Monument

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When Jody Hanson leased an apartment in Portal Fernandez Concha she had little idea that she would be mixing and mingling with some of the most interesting people in Santiago.

Seven of the Best Eco-friendly Experiences in South America

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From tree climbing in the Amazonian jungle or galloping on horseback across Uruguayan plains, to getting spiritual at an Argentine Yoga retreat or pedaling through the Atacama Desert, South America has no shortage of experiences that are both easy on the wallet and the conscience.

The Step-by-Step Guide to Visiting Machu Picchu

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Each year travelers from around the globe flock to Machu Picchu, Peru’s “lost” Inca city, some seeking adventure, others seeking a more spiritual journey. Returned from trekking the World’s Eighth Wonder, Hope Tarr shares her ten steps for getting the most out of your trip.

Uruguay: 7 Big Ways to Experience This Small Country

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Most travelers to South America include Brazil and Argentina in their itineraries, but exclude the small country of Uruguay. Lisa Mercer offers seven reasons why this little country has big appeal.

Archaeological Anomalies in Peru

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History books tells us one story about our past, but archaeological evidence present a whole new story. Richard Oldale explores Peru and digs up six historic sites that don’t fit with what we are told.