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El Zanjon: A peek beneath Buenos Aires

One of the city’s most fascinating places is actually hidden deep underground in Buenos Aires’ colonial San Telmo district, and it is below the foundation of a 178-year-old mansion that you’ll find a very unusual museum.

Top Patagonia Tours in Argentina

These days Patagonia is much more accessible to visitors with excellent hotels, lodges, and transportation.

Galapagos Islands rewarded for conservation efforts

Pioneering efforts to protect the fragile and unique biodiversity of the Galapagos Islands have been rewarded by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee

Odyssey in paradise: Rafting in Costa Rica

Costa Rica offers something for every rafter, from hardened and experienced adrenaline junkies to first-timers looking for an introduction to white water thrills.

The archaeological wonders of northern Peru

Interested in Peru beyond Macchu Picchu? Check out archaeological wonders of northern Peru and learn about pre-Incan civilizations.

Peru travel guide: Trujillo and Chiclayo hotels

Make the most of your time in northern Peru, and stay at a variety of Trujillo and Chiclayo hotels.

Island hopping in Lake Titicaca

Plan an adventure to Peru, island hopping in Lake Titicaca!

Llama rock work on the terraces of Choquequirao, Peru. Photograph: Matthew Barker 2010

Peru’s Machu Picchu travel alternatives

There are many Machu Picchu travel alternatives, such as the sites and ruins of Choquequirao, Tipon, and Pisac in the Sacred Valley.

Peru Home Cooking: Aji de Gallina Recipe

Cindy Courtney shares her memories of living in Peru, and offers her version of a Peruvian favorite: Aji de Gallina, a must-try treat.