Thrill seeker zipping over El Manto de la Novia in Baños, the adventure capital of Ecuador.

Destination highlight: Waterfalls and hot springs in Baños, Ecuador

The thrilling destination of Baños, Ecuador is nestled in a lush valley along the Pastaza River under the smoky plumes of nearby Tungurahua Volcano.

A traditional soup in Arequipa featuring meat, onions and a spicy rocoto pepper.

Arequipa Food & Cuisine: The Best Dishes to Try

Peruvian cuisine has received glowing reviews and increased international attention. The Wall Street Journal named Peru’s food scene “The Next Big Thing.”

LAFL travel expert Laura explores the jungle

Amazon travel tale: Along the Ucayali River in Iquitos

Follow the journey of Laura, a native of New Hampshire who has extensive experience in Amazon travel and now works for Latin America For Less.