Group of three Andean women in traditional attire taking part in an Awamaki workshop.

Awamaki: A Peruvian NGO that Elevates Local Artisans [Interview]

Q&A with Awamaki, an organization in the rural Andes that supports woman artisan weavers of the region through education, sustainable tourism and cooperatives.

Andean condor soaring with outstretched wings over Colca Canyon walls around the bird.

Where to See Condors in Peru

Explore the best places to see condors in Peru including the magnificent Colca Canyon in Arequipa, the world’s second deepest canyon and one of Peru’s most popular destinations.

Walk among the locals in Peru. Photo by Sepsis13/Flickr

Sustainable travel: How to support local communities and economies in Peru

Follow our tips to ensure your trip to Peru is a moral and sustainable one.

Outside of Huaraz, Ancash, Peru. Photo by Stéphane Vallin/Yunka Trek

Green path: How to trek responsibly

From day hikes to the long haul of the Inca Trail, check our tips for how to trek responsibly.

Rachel on the "Old Mountain" high above Machu Picchu. Photo by Rachel Ricks

Machu Picchu Mountain: Complete Hiking Guide & Info

Each and every day thousands of people venture up to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Only a brave few choose to test their fitness on the Old Mountain.

Tango in Buenos Aires

Tech Geek’s Guide to Traveling in Argentina

Tips from how to use your cell phone while you’re away, to plugging in those essential appliances, find all the information you’ll need to be prepared for your stay in Argentina.

Zip-lining Costa Rica, photo by David Traish

Top 3 zip-lining destinations in Costa Rica

Experience the hair-raising thrill of zip-lining through Costa Rica’s jungle.

The Amantani family in their home

The gift of electricity for a Peruvian family in Lake Titicaca

Two travelers give a Peruvian family the gift of electricity after being humbled by their hospitality.