Soft waves in Lake Titicaca approaching the floating Uros Islands.

Visiting the Floating Uros Islands of Lake Titicaca

One of the most unique sites on Lake Titicaca are the floating Uros Islands. Learn about the history, culture, tour options, and more!

Why Inti Raymi in Cusco Is a Big Deal

Get ready for Inti Raymi 2020! This guide explains why Inti Raymi is the largest and most important celebration in Cusco.

Two Quechua women sitting together in their brightly colored traditional clothing and hats.

The essential guide to gift-giving in South America

Support and empower local communities through responsible gift-giving on a trip to Peru.

Larcomar: Ocean-front shopping in Lima

Larcomar is not just a center for shopping, but also for culture and entertainment.

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Tierra de los Yachaqs, living culture in the Sacred Valley

La Tierra de los Yachaqs in the Sacred Valley of Peru is a model of community-based sustainable tourism that directly benefits local people.

Cruise to Antarctica

Following in the Path of Darwin

Anabel, LAFL travel expert, shares a 200 year-old tale from one of history’s most intrepid travelers, Charles Darwin, as recorded in his book The Voyage of the Beagle.

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The magical landscapes of Uyuni

On a trip to southwestern Bolivia, the natural landscape takes center stage.

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Ecotourism: Responsible Amazon immersion

Adventures await in the Amazon jungle of South America, where unspoiled national parks are host to remote rainforest lodges.

awamaki volunteer

Responsible travel defined: Small decisions with a lasting impact

Responsible travel is both abstract and practical, understanding huge economic impacts of tourism and “easy” stuff like conserving energy and water.