Machu Picchu

The road less traveled to Machu Picchu

<i>Mary Charleson and friends have returned from their trip to Peru. Here is the second part of her Reader Postcard.</i>Having been attracted to the …

South America

West Lothian student wants to conquer Machu Picchu to help poverty-stricken children

Christopher Muir from Bathgate is fundraising for Hope for Children by climbing the mountain in Peru<p>A West Lothian student is getting ready to …

Inca Empire

15 Historical Photos That Will Totally Give You Goosebumps

Monumental Discovery<p>If images are worth a thousand words, then the following photographs are probably the equivalent of a thousand history …

Humor

10 Must-Take Adventures for Outdoor Addicts

Nankoweap Trail, Grand Canyon National Park<p>Grand Canyon National Park's most difficult named trail is Nankoweap Trail that begins from the North Rim …

Adventure Travel

Five Ways Teachers Can Use—and Create—Augmented Reality Experiences

Technology in School<p>Five Ways Teachers Can Use—and Create—Augmented Reality Experiences<p>sponsored content from Metaverse<p>By Jeff Crews     Jan 22, …

Augmented Reality

Wanderlust - Hiking on Legendary Trails

Last year I wrote and co-edited a book by the name of <i>Wanderlust – Hiking on Legendary Trails</i>. In a nutshell, it’s a 256 page coffee table book that …

Backpacking

The Modern Colossal: 7 Lesser-Known Monumental Wonders of the World

Everyone knows about the Statue of Liberty, the Easter Island Moai heads, Mount Rushmore and the Sphinxes of Ancient Egypt, but not all monstrous …

Urbanism

Hola Happy House

<i>Student Maginnis Connell shares her adventures of volunteer life at 3399m above sea level.</i><p>During her travels in Peru, Maginnis has spent time with …

South America

12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the last 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems.<p>Unsurprisingly, this has posed a a dilemma for mindful travelers planning their next …

List-Worthy

Aisha Tyler on Telling Stories, Staying Radical and Having a Great Cocktail

Ask Aisha Tyler what her gift is—what her superpower is—and she’ll tell you it’s the power to tell inspiring stories.<p>“If what you can do is tell a …

Issa Rae

A Trip To A Big Gorge And Pastoral Farm In Salem

French Impressionist Claude Monet created several hundred paintings of water lilies. They depict the vibrant greens of the lilies, blues of the water …

Road Trips

Minding Machu Picchu: how to see Peru’s most famous ruins responsibly

It’s one of the world’s most spectacular archaeological sites, yet Machu Picchu has become a victim of its own popularity, with the 2017 introduction of a timed ticketing system just one of several recent initiatives the Peruvian government – under pressure from Unesco – has implemented to protect …

South America

25 Most Dangerous Hiking Trails in the World

Our world is filled with the most amazing natural wonders, ones so spectacular that it’s hard to keep ourselves away from them, no matter how …

Adventure Travel

Musician was 'doing what he loved' when he died, says devastated partner

A musician who was found dead after failing to return from a walk has been described as “an incredible person” who “was always looking for the next …

News (Wales)

The coolest river cruises in the world right now

Forget tacky liners, river cruises were made for the culture seekers..

Travel

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An Egyptologist by training (that’s the “archaeologist” part of her title), Parcak uses satellite imagery (there’s the “space” part) to uncover clues …

Archaeology

Who is Ireland's No.1 travel agent? Our readers have their say

<b>Best travel agent / tour operator</b><p><b>Winner: Cassidy Travel, Dublin</b><p>You might think online, mobile and DIY dominate travel nowadays, but while tech has …

News (Ireland)

Flight Deal: U.S. to Peru from $461 Round-Trip

This deal has already been up for a day, so book fast.<p>If you're looking to fly south for the winter, we've got good news: American Airlines is currently running a flight deal from the U.S. to Lima, Peru. Round-trip fares from Atlanta start at $466, while Boston's flights to Lima are as low as …

South America

The Seven 'One'ders of OneNote

I’m sure you’ve heard of the Seven Wonders of the World…Wonders of the Ancient World:• Colossus of Rhodes<br>• Great Pyramid of Giza<br>• Hanging Gardens of …

Evernote

Pope's help sought in Peru on Incan temple taken during conquest

LIMA (Reuters) - In his 2015 trip to Bolivia, Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for the "grave sins" committed against native people in the Americas in the name of the Catholic Church.<p>In Peru this week, he will be asked to go a step further by making amends for the Church's 16th century takeover …

World News

what do you have the guts to sign? 20 Most Dangerous Spikes

Granola Optional, Guts Required<p>Talk to most mountaineers, trail runners, or mountain bikers, and they’ll tell you that hiking is the weak sibling of …

Adventure Travel

Is this the Peak District's answer to Machu Picchu?

Author: Claire Maxted<p><b>This little-known landslip is the Peak District’s mini Machu Picchu, says Claire Maxted.</b><p>Not got time to jet off to Peru for a …

Inca Empire

Musician visits Pa. school to help kids find their way beyond trauma

Years before he became a successful musician, Sam Baker and some friends were traveling by train to Machu Picchu in Peru when the unthinkable …

Inca Empire

The Best Ways to Take Care of Yourself While Traveling Long-Term

Traveling is an extreme privilege not accessible to all, and it certainly shouldn't be taken for granted. However, and especially when it comes to those multiple-month-long trips that <i>must be enjoyed at every second, because when will you get the chance again</i>, the reality is, sometimes your travel …

Travel

4 Inspiring saints from Peru

The South American country was the home of these amazing holy men and women.<p>Well known for its breathtaking vistas from the famous Machu Picchu …

Inca Empire

For Senegal island's residents, famed slavery heritage site incurs a cost

Visitors have flocked to Gorée Island, with its memorial to the transatlantic slave trade, since UNESCO designated it a place of 'outstanding …

Barack Obama

This Is the Age When People Become Less Adventurous

According to researchers in the United Kingdom, there’s a shelf life on adventure. A finding that, frankly, should be offensive to travelers …

List-Worthy

Booming Tourism Destinations

Looking for a destination to visit that seems to be <i>the</i> place to go? According to the 2018 Virtuoso Luxe Report, the top emerging destinations (i.e. …

Inca Empire

Azamara Announces Three New Cruise Experiences

Azamara Club Cruises has announced the launch of three new Land and Sea packages in South America that explore bucket list destinations with the …

Inca Empire

'A once in a lifetime opportunity': Saskatoon couple visits all seven continents

A Saskatoon couple has spent their free time over the last four years experiencing some of what every continent on Earth has to offer.<p>Initially, …

Saskatoon