Inca Empire

Bolivian president’s new residence is as imposing as it is divisive

From any vantage point in Bolivia’s largest city, Evo Morales’ new presidential residence is hard to miss. The 29-storey glass-fronted skyscraper towers over the low-rise historic centre of La Paz.<p>For Morales and his supporters, it represents a new Bolivia, a break from a painful colonial past. For …

South America

A tasty slice of Spain: The tranquil region where producing the world's best ham is considered an art form

Spain is rightly prized for its cured ham, but not all hams are created equal.<p>The absolute porcine pinnacle is jamon Iberico bellota from the meadows …

Pigs

THE WORLD’S MOST EPIC (AND CHEAP!) TRAIN JOURNEYS

But when you consider the cheap snacks, cushy place to sleep, and first-rate views, train travel can feel ultra luxurious even with a thin wallet. …

Trains

Michael Bay Forced to Confirm He Is Not Developing the Live-Action Dora the Explorer Movie

Michael Bay has been forced to confirm he's not involved with Paramount's live-action Dora the Explorer movie.<p>Bay's Twitter account confirmed the …

Inca Empire

Sentence Correction: Comparatives - As vs. Like | GMAT practice question

As the histories of other ancient civilizations were, the development of the Inca civilization was recorded through pottery, stonework, jewelry, as …

Ancient Civilization

Belmond Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge

Machu Picchu’s remote mountaintop ruins feel amazingly accessible when you’re staying next door; the Sanctuary Lodge (part of the Orient-Express …

Machu Picchu

How to Avoid Altitude Sickness Trekking to Machu Picchu

Leah was nervously tapping my shoulder.“Wake up!”The tapping had become shaking, and was increasing in intensity.“WAKE UP!”“…wha...what? What's …

Sea Level

The Live-Action 'Dora The Explorer' Movie Comes To Life With The First Look At Dora

If your child has loved watching <i>Dora the Explorer</i> the same way that you marathon-watch <i>Keeping Up with the Kardashians</i>, it's safe to say they will be …

Inca Empire

Our Latest Work: Travel to São Paulo, Peru's Incan Bridge Festival, Blue-footed Boobies, and Sleeping on Lake Titicaca

Our latest published freelance work includes travel stories about how to travel to São Paulo, attending a festival in Peru during which locals …

South America

Double Bowl | Inca | The Met

During Inca times, the production and distribution of ceramics was controlled by the state. Those made and used in Cuzco, the capital of the Inca …

South America

Sofía Sanchez de Betak’s Colorful, Whirlwind Journey Through Peru

“I rarely like taking the same road in as the road out,” Sofía Sanchez de Betak says of her travel style. That helps explain her recent whirlwind trip to Peru, where the Chufy designer, her husband Alexandre, and their infant daughter hopped from Lima, to Cusco, to the Sacred Valley, to Machu …

Fashion

First Official Look At TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT Actress Isabela Moner As DORA THE EXPLORER

Paramount has revealed the first official image of 17-year-old <i>Sicario: Day of the Soldado</i> & <i>Transformers: The Last Knight</i> actress Isabela Moner as the …

Movies

Dora The Explorer Live Action Movie Is Actually Happening And Here's The First Image

Nickelodeon's hugely popular animated kids show <i>Dora the Explorer</i> is getting a live-action makeover, and the first image has been released. The movie stars <i>Transformers: The Last Knight</i>'s Isabela Monar as the intrepid Dora, who embarks on an adventure with her pals.<p><i>Dora the Explorer</i> is now in …

Movies

First Look! Dora the Explorer Takes On High School In New Live-Action Adaptation

Dora the Explorer is leaving the dangers of the jungle behind for a whole new battlefield: High School.<p>Paramount Players announced Friday that a …

The Muppets

Shannen Doherty’s husband accused of skipping out on $10K vacation bill

902 — uh oh.<p>TV actress Shannen Doherty‘s husband owes a luxury travel agency $10,000 for a 2017 trip the couple took to Peru that included a $450 …

Luxury Travel

First Look at Live-Action Dora the Explorer Has Arrived

Back in October, it was announced that <i>Transformers</i> veteran Michael Bay would be producing a live-action film based on the Nick Jr. series <i>Dora the</i> …

Avengers: Infinity War

When is the best time to visit Machu Picchu and how to get there.

Machu Picchu is one of the most visited sites in South America and for good reason. Its amazing to think the Incas built this city high in the sky so …

South America

The 8 Best Machu Picchu Tours to Book in 2018

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South America

Pathfinders: top Instagrams from July 2018

Jodhpur from above © Mark Hadj Hamou<p>Our Insta-savvy Pathfinders truly outdid themselves in the month of July, schooling us all in the art of expertly framing and capturing all manner of dramatic vistas in every corner of the globe. From the misty mountains of the Andes to the balloon-strewn horizon …

Framing

Our Lady of Copacabana festival spreads to Peru

CUZCO, Peru — Veneration of Bolivia’s Our Lady of Copacabana has extended into neighbouring southern Peru, where hundreds of faithful are drawn to …

South America

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Gameplay)

Price: $60 | Buy | LinkOur latest look at <i>Shadow of the Tomb Raider</i> shows the game’s main hub – the hidden Incan city called Paititi. You can turn the …

Tomb Raider

Hype, Heights, and Hiram: Visiting Machu Picchu - Peru

This post is part 1 of 2 in the series Machu Picchu<p>We’ve visited the Machu Picchu archaeological in Peru site twice. Here’s what we learned along the …

South America

All Bundled Up

<b>Archaeologists working at</b> Pachacamac, a pre-Columbian pilgrimage site and ceremonial center on the coast of Peru, have uncovered a well-preserved …

Archaeology

Cuzco, Capital of the Inca Empire

The visitor to Cuzco, alternately spelled Cusco, Qosqo or Qozqo, can’t help but be awed and impressed by a city that was the capital of the Inca …

South America

Openings, Renovations, and New Trips to Book This Week

Train Like a Sailor at Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess & Beach Club<p>Inspired by last summer’s America’s Cup races in Bermuda, Hamilton Princess & Beach …

Archaeology

Review: Mountain Lodges of Peru - The Best Way to Experience Machu Picchu

A few years ago, I was reading through the annual “50 Trips of a Lifetime” published by National Geographic Traveler magazine. The trips were …

South America

Ayahuasca is the new frontier for 'psychedelic feminism'

In the heart of the Amazon, women travel by boat to the wild town of Iquitos before driving deep into the jungle.<p>Inside thatched huts, the symphony …

Psychedelia

ECUADOR

From snow-capped volcanoes to dense Amazon jungle, sunny Pacific beaches to the famous Galapagos Islands, Ecuador offers something for everyone, and …

South America

5 destinations to avoid and where to go instead | Travel Feature

The Bahamas' Pig Beach, Santorini's whitewashed buildings and New York City's dazzling lights… these international travel attractions undoubtedly …

South America

The 9 Best Peru Tours to Book in 2018

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Travel