Machu Picchu

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

Consider living in one of these spots to stretch your Social Security check in retirement, and be sure to pack your sense of adventure.<p>Travel tops …

Retirement

10 great trails for hearty winter hikers

Just because winter’s on the way, it doesn’t mean you have to hang up your hiking boots. If you’re strategic about picking your destination, it’s easy to hit the trail year-round, says Karen Berger, author of the newly released <i>Great Hiking Trails of the World</i> (Rizzoli, $50). “Winter hiking is best …

Adventure Travel

Missouri Joins Cuba, Myanmar, Honduras On List Of International No-Go Destinations

“Sometimes you have to say no to the ones you love,” reads the opener of the “No List” for 2018, a list of places best avoided by travelers from Fodor’s, the travel guide publisher.<p>Some of the “no-go” destinations are ones you might predict from recent headlines: Myanmar for ethnic cleansing, …

Taj Mahal

Children's fiction author Jane O'Connor will never grow up (or go out of print)

An editor of biographies for young readers doubles as an author of children's fiction<p>Each Sunday when she was little, Jane O'Connor would open the …

Literature

13 Affordable Countries That Are Perfect For Budget Travelers

You already know that there are so many awesome ways to travel when you’re on a serious budget. But what’s equally important is ~where~ you go in the …

Halong Bay

The Best Warm Weather Escapes From The Gloom

As much as I love traversing holiday markets and sipping on (really) boozy eggnog, when the temperatures start dropping and snow descends upon us, …

Beaches

CUSCO PERU - CUZCO PERU

Colours, friendship, pleasure and a great diversity of customs and traditions, handicrafts and folklore dances. Cusco is one of the most important …

South America

2017 Top Travel Specialists We Trust

Whether it’s dune boarding in the Sahara or baking alongside locals in Sicily, the right “experience maker” will intuit your desires before you even know what they are—then they’ll make them happen. These travel specialists can do exactly that, no matter what your interests are.<p>The more …

Travel

The 10 family holidays that teenagers won't sneer at

Parents are not ideal travelling companions as far as older teenagers are concerned, but you may be able to lure them in with a well-planned holiday.<p>Remote cottages will not win you many fans, but you’re usually on safe ground taking them somewhere far-flung and exotic, or to a resort with …

Travel

New Minecraft hour of code tutorial + 4 ways Microsoft is changing the way our kids learn

Remember when the most sophisticated item in the classroom was a calculator and maybe a computer with a CD-ROM? Those days are long gone. But it’s …

Minecraft Education

Passport Denied: Why Visas Keep This Traveling Student Grounded

For those of us coming from a third world country, traveling is a privilege. And with visa approvals, for a Pakistani like me, traveling is a privilege that is often out of reach.<p>I am telling you one part of my traveling story that is full of struggle, failure, pain, success, relief, and …

Inca Empire

Machu Picchu's Sacred Sister Emerges From Peru Cloud Forest

The iconic 15th century Inca citadel Machu Picchu attracts more than a million visitors a year to the cloud forests of southern Peru. Sixty …

South America

6 Amazing Pursuits for Retiring Boomers

Gone are the days of sitting around a pool all day playing cards when you retire. If you are fortunate enough to be able to retire and now have the time to pursue things you never did before, there’s a wonderful world of possibilities waiting for you. Here are some of the adventures my friends and …

Inca Empire

8 Ancient Cities to Add to Your Travel Wish List

As much as jetsetters love cities with buzzy new starchitecture, there’s something to be said for visiting ancient destinations where buildings have …

Archaeology

10 fantasy slopes we'll never ski

Inca Empire

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning?</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>Trump’s trip wraps up, Chinese and Indian bond damage in focus, and a monthly …

Business

Forget Machu Picchu: seven newly accessible wonders of the world | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

If visiting the world’s most ancient temples and monuments, such as Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Machu Picchu in Peru, Chichen Itza in Mexico and Petra in …

News (China)

Not for the faint hearted but magical Choquequirao Trek to Machu Picchu

One of the toughest treks in Peru. Our guide ranked it harder than the Inca and Salkantay. You need to have been exercising or allow more time to break the climb. Best combo is 2 days to get in, 1 day at the site and 2 days out. If you start early on the second day and leave later on the 4th day …

Adventure Travel

Lewis Hamilton happy to help Bottas take second

Lewis Hamilton will race to win this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix, but is prepared to obey team orders and help Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas …

Auto Racing

New Wonders of the World to Add to Your List

Countless travelers have visited the ancient Peruvian site of Machu Picchu but how many can say they’ve laid eyes on the remains of the Royal Empire …

Archaeology

An Interview With Akosee

<b>Whilst the days in the northern hemisphere in November are getting colder, those countries that straddle the tropics and those countries south of the</b> …

Clothing

REI 'Gear Up Get Out' Sale: What Our Editor's Would Give

REI’s ‘Gear Up Get Out’ sale is here, and it’s a great chance to get a jump on holiday giving. Check out our editors’ recommendations for anyone …

Backpacking

Section Hiking on Sweden's King's Trail

Want to go for a walk? No, seriously. Do you <i>really</i> want to go for a walk? Because if you do, you might want to consider a stage/section hike: a …

Adventure Travel

Hamilton says fourth title has yet to sink in

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton brushed aside a question about his tax affairs on Thursday and said winning his fourth Formula One title had yet to sink in.<p>Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain attends a news conference ahead of Brazilian F1 Grand Prix, in Sao Paulo, Brazil …

Auto Racing

Luxury Travel Trends for 2018: Pristine, Unfrequented & Unique Destinations

Global luxury travel network Virtuoso has determined 2018 will be the year for discovering less-visited destinations.

Travel

FREE MACHU PICCHU INFO TALK

<b>MACHU PICCHU</b><p>This six-day trek to reach the lost city of Machu Picchu is one of the most iconic in the world. Our journey on the Salkantay trail is …

Adventure Travel

Red Bull and Ferrari aim to gatecrash Mercedes party

The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship titles are done and dusted and the pressure is off but the season could yet have a sting in the tail for …

Auto Racing

Live Better Stories - Field Notes: Giving Back In Peru

I remember where I was sitting when I first saw the photo of a little Peruvian boy with a big toothy grin and a brightly colored poncho, huge …

Inca Empire

Some of the world’s most precious travel destinations and experiences are threatened — here’s how to be part of the solution

Agents are in a unique position to promote sustainable travel. // © 2017 Getty Images<p>Feature image (above): Take extra care to visit the Arctic, …

Wildlife

10 things I wish I knew before visiting Machu Picchu

If Machu Picchu is among the destinations listed on your bucket list, you better learn a thing or two before you get going.<p>1. There are three ways to …

South America