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Trekking Guide: How to prepare for hiking in Torres del Paine, Patagonia (Chile)

<b>Here you'll find all info needed on how to prepare for hiking in Torres del Paine in Patagonia, Chile. Even the Lonely Planet considers the trails</b> …

South America

How To Spend a Weekend in San Pedro de Atacama

<b>1</b> Flares <b>1</b> Flares ×<p><b>Chile is by far one of the most diverse countries I’ve ever visited and it will always hold a special place in my heart.</b> It has a …

7 Greatest Road Trips of Australia

Taking road trips is so much fun and what country out there is better for this activity than Australia? With its vast and wild open space, it …

Road Trips

19 of the most incredible — and affordable — undiscovered holiday destinations in Europe

As the summer holidays draw near, it's time to start holiday planning. However, you'll likely want to avoid the crowds.<p>Luckily, Mastercard has released a list of Europe’s top little-known — yet affordable — travel destinations to help you avoid the hoards on your next trip.<p>The list of 44 …

Europe

Visiting Machu Picchu will be more difficult starting July 1

One of the world’s most famous tourist attraction, Machu Picchu, was added to the UNESCO World Heritage collection more than 30 years ago. This …

The big pictures: Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru

« From dreams to reality – Adventure spots to get thrilled!<p>Travel photo: “Africa Rock”, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia »<p>Peru, Photos

3-Day Hong Kong Itinerary on a Budget

In the past decade, Hong Kong has risen in the ranks as one of the most expensive cities in the world, no doubt deterring budget travelers from …

First Time Travel to Tibet and Things to Know Before You Go

Tibet for First-Timers and Things to Know Before You Go<p>Monks, monasteries and mountains — Tibet is a spiritual place that has the power to move even …

Tibet

Slovenia Must See: Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale

I heard so many good things about Slovenia that I had to add it to my Europe itinerary. It seemed to be the best nature getaway I could find in …

European Romantic Breaks – Best Honeymoon Destinations in Europe

One finds oneself in an amalgamation of different worlds in Europe. With many countries, different languages and diverse culture, cuisine and …

Europe

How to Travel Around Namibia on a Budget

<i>Welcome to the latest post in our Africa column by Natasha and Cameron from The World Pursuit. While I’ve been to the continent in the past, I’ve</i> …

Your Most Epic European Road Trip, Mapped

It's beginning to be that perfect time of year when you can grab a few friends, put a car in gear, and take off into the unknown. Road trips are …

Europe

An African in Peru

<i>Thats me, standing at the edge of a massive drop off infront of me.</i><p><i>Classic Peruvian Landscape.</i><p>I'd been up since 4am, tired from the shooting I had done the night before. The air was fresh and I could see my breath that disappeared into the fog. I was standing at the gates with my passport in hand …

South America

On the Road: Rediscovering the Wonders of the Peruvian Coast

Begin Slideshow<p>Joao Canziani<p>Along the Pan-American Highway lies an undiscovered coastal region where colonial cities and ancient pyramid complexes …

Top Ten Adventures You Must Do in the Peruvian Amazon

The Amazon River, the largest river system in the world, spans over 4,000 miles and crosses the entire continent of South America. It's source starts high up in the Andes Mountains of Peru, passing by the lost Incan City of Machu Picchu and continuing to flow across the Peruvian rainforest, …

Amazon Rainforest

Sleeping in the sky: the glass pods in Peru’s Sacred Valley

Climbing a via ferrata up the Sacred Valley in the Peruvian Andes is only half the fun on this trip. Spending the night suspended 400m above it is the real adventure<p>It’s when my “indestructible” stainless steel water bottle launches out of my daypack like a rocket, and smashes on the riverbed below …

South America

Five Ways to Hike to Machu Picchu

Since word of Machu Picchu spread around the world in the early 1900s, the sacred site has been visited in just about every manner—from cable car to …

Peru – Nine Days Itinerary

<i>Where:</i> Lima, Paracas, Huacachina, Nazca lines, Cusco, Sacred Valley (Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo), Machu Pichhu, Arequipa <i><br>Transport:</i> Airlines, Car, …

If You Like Machu Picchu But Hate Crowds, You'll Love This

If You Like Machu Picchu But Hate Crowds, You’ll Love This<p>on 16 August, 2016 at 12:25 pm<p>Machu Picchu is an awesome place, no doubt. It’s a …

New bus service from Lima airport (LIM) to Miraflores in city

Many flights arrive at Lima airport (LIM) at night and the airport is located in one of the not-so-safe area of the city, called Callao. Taxis are …

Cuenca, Ecuador: Stepping Back in Time

Cuenca, Ecuador: Stepping Back in Time.<p>By Cacinda Maloney Posted in - Blog & Ecuador on <b>October 13th, 2012</b><p>By Cacinda Maloney<p>This post is the #1 post …

Riding Ecuador’s 'railway in the sky' in style

Amar Grover<p>Lonely Planet Writer<p>A little history…<p>The Tren Crucero passing through Andean farmland between Riobamba and Colta stations. Image by Amar Grover / Lonely Planet.<p>It could have been called the 'cursed railway'. In the late 1800s initial attempts to build a line connecting the tropical …

Chimborazo: A poor-man's Everest

Print<p>Related<p>Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth - everyone knows this. But few people realize its geometric supremacy is true only when …

Cotacachi, Ecuador: A Bit of Everything for Everyone - 7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids

While I was in the Cloud Valley, having grand adventures through uncharted jungles and drinking mystery sugar cane drinks, Katie and the boys strolled around the town and soaked up the culture. They loaded up the baby and walked the few blocks to the Museo de las Culturas, another free museum on …

South America

Dancing with Darwin in the Galapagos

Honestly, I had no expectations for the Galapagos Islands. I was a <i>tabula rasa</i>--a blank slate--just traveling through Ecuador as part of a 4-month trip. The islands weren't really on my radar, but when in Ecuador, one "does" the Galapagos. You can't really go home and say, "Well, I was close, but I …

Travel

Chordeleg, Ecuador

Chordeleg, Ecuador: A Day Trip from Cuenca.<p>By Cacinda Maloney Posted in - Blog & Destinations & Ecuador on <b>October 4th, 2012</b><p>Updated August 2015<p>By …

9 reasons why you should book your next trip to Switzerland

When I was younger, I spent five years living abroad with my family just outside of Zurich, Switzerland.<p>It was both a great place to be an expat and a good home base for traveling.<p>And although it can be overlooked because of its small size, Switzerland is a great place to visit.<p>From breathtaking …

Zurich city guide: what to see, plus the best restaurants, bars and hotels

Yes, it’s big on banking and watches but don’t imagine the Swiss city is entirely straitlaced – this year it’s going gaga over Dada for starters<p>Although it’s routinely placed at the top of lifestyle rankings, Zurich is rarely, if ever, rated as one of Europe’s cultural capitals. There’s a …

Europe