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!

Inti Raymi in Cusco: The Inca Festival of the Sun

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.

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.

Bolivia tours

The magical landscapes of Uyuni

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

Photo by Rainforest Expeditions/Facebook

Ecotourism: Responsible Amazon immersion

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

Including indigenous Amazonians in Peru's success story. Photo by Ana Castañeda Cano

Rural Transport and Development in Peru: Bridging distances in the Amazon

In the face of a serious health crisis, isolated communities in the deep Amazon of Peru use social media tools to engage the help of the outside world.

 Oh, the riches! Lord of Sipan's burial under the ruins of Chiclayo is the richest tomb in the world. Photo by Sam Scholes

A northern journey to ancient treasures in Peru

Peru’s ancient treasures in the northern cities of Chiclayo and Trujillo rival those of any archaeological site in the Americas.